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Using Bankruptcy to Thwart PHA Evictions

By Charles G. Spradling

Until recently, legal services attorneys have successfully used bankruptcy as a last-resort means of halting eviction of PHA tenants for nonpayment of rent; in In re Howard, however, a bankruptcy judge in Mobile lifted the automatic stay and allowed a PHA to proceed with an unlawful detainer action in state court.

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