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For Low-Income Victims, Nuisance Laws Force Ultimatum: Silence Or Eviction

Date: 
06/29/2016
Author: 
Pam Fessler,NPR

Local communities are increasingly passing laws to control crime and nuisances on rental properties. They do so mostly by limiting the number of times police can be called to a residence. But it turns out that crime victims — especially victims of domestic abuse — are often the ones who end up being penalized....


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