A quick peek at 12th & Oak taking vengeance on property owners . . .
Remember that most of this legislation will impact small time housing providers and broke-ass people just trying to make a buck by renting a room . . .
“Right to Counsel will transform how the eviction process works and will inject fairness into an otherwise inhumane process. Kansas City should follow the 12 cities and three states that have already passed it, and vote ‘yes’ for Right to Counsel no,” said Executive Director of Heartland Center for Jobs and Freedom, Gina Chiala.
Introduced by Councilwoman Andrea Bough last week, the ordinance was developed by leaders with KC Tenants and Missouri Workers Center/Stand Up KC in partnership with lawyers at Heartland Center for Jobs and Freedom.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Council members are taking a huge step towards addressing evictions by introducing a bill that would establish 'right to counsel.' This would mean free legal representation for people facing eviction in all landlord-tenant cases. "Right to Counsel will transform how the eviction process works and will inject fairness into an otherwise inhumane process.