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Trustees Briefed on HJP Eviction Study

November 2018 Bar Bulletin

The following are highlights from the KCBA Board of Trustees meeting held on September 19, convened by KCBA President Harry Schneider.

A major portion of the meeting included a briefing by Edmund Witter, managing attorney of KCBA’s Housing Justice Project, on the bar’s new study, “Losing Home: The Human Cost of Eviction in Seattle,” which was completed by HJP in partnership with the Seattle Women’s Commission. (Please see accompanying article beginning on Page 1.)

The study is based on a review of all residential evictions filed in Seattle in 2017. The report includes findings that:

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