Boxes used for eviction tenant

Tenant right to lawyers bill held for changes by committee

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

The Senate Housing & Land Use committee on Wednesday heard from dozens of people supporting a bill to provide tenants who lose their leases the right to a lawyer to help.  Senate Bill 1, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Bryan Townsend, D-Newark, would set up a system for tenants below 200% of the federal poverty line a right to an …

TSD Review May 26

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – May 26, 2022

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Meet Padua Academy’s 4 valedictorians. Yes. 4 $300 rebate checks hitting Delaware mailboxes Newly opened Museum of Nature, Science to get $500,000 from county Clifford Brown Jazz Fest returns June 15-18 featuring Stanley Clarke Here’s what to know about Memorial Day 2022 in Delaware FOOD AND DINING Rosenfeld’s Big Fish opens in Brandywine Hundred …


Tenant right to counsel bill defeated in committee

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

A bill to guarantee tenants the right to legal counsel in eviction proceedings failed in the House Appropriations Committee Thursday. Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 101, which will not advance to the House floor, would have: Created a right to legal representation for renters facing eviction whose household income is lower than 200% of federal poverty guidelines; Placed coordination …