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Defending Against Eviction from Public and Federally Subsidized Housing

By Fred Fuchs

An overview of eviction describes permissible grounds, notice and service requirements, subsidy termination and fraud allegations, due process, special concerns in evictions for nonpayment or for criminal and drug-related activity, and possible defenses under the law governing public and federally subsidized housing, including the project-based Section 8 programs, Home Investment Partnerships Program, Shelter Plus Care, Supportive Housing, tax-credit apartments, and the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

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