Facing eviction? Key links to legal help, resources

State, county and municipal resources. Plus, free or low-cost legal assistance
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Most tenants are at a disadvantage in legal proceedings where they face eviction because they try to represent themselves against a landlord’s lawyer.

The best way to even the odds is to learn as much as one can and to get legal representation, say tenant advocates.

People who are behind on their rent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for assistance from the state, some counties or a couple of municipalities. Here are links to some of those programs:

Several organizations also provide free or low-cost legal assistance to tenants, including:

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