Housing Justice Center
is a nonprofit public interest advocacy and legal organization whose primary mission is to preserve and expand affordable housing for low-income individuals and families.
Fixing a hole: The Fritz defense revisited
Read Housing Justice Center Housing Rights Attorney Jim Poradek and Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid attorney Luke Grundman on the unconstitutional “pay-to-defend” barrier in Minnesota eviction actions: “The pay-to-defend requirement has turned Minnesota eviction actions into a one-way street flowing straight toward eviction; due process has become a meaningless promise to the poor.”
RentHelpMN and the eviction moratorium off-ramp
Over the past 16 months, we saw the statewide eviction moratorium function as a powerful public health intervention that kept people in their homes. And while our desire for a world with no evictions remains, we now face the end of the eviction moratorium and an incoming surge in evictions.
HJC offers RentHelpMN assistance at Cedar Knolls
Over the last few months, HOME Line VISTA Tenant Organizer Teresa Garcia-Delcompare has been working in conjunction with Pueblos de Lucha y Esperanza and Housing Justice Center to organize in her manufactured home park community. On Saturday, June 26, she combined several of her projects into one large community event at Cedar Knolls.