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Some places guarantee tenants the right to legal counsel

When people are facing eviction, a “rent court” judge has the final say. But there can be a big power imbalance. More than a dozen cities now say tenants have a right to legal counsel.

NPR’s Jennifer Ludden reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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