Owners Bear Burden of Nonpaying Tenants
Giving indigent tenants the right to counsel should not be done only to reduce or delay evictions, if they are warranted, or to save the city money in not having to send homeless tenants to shelters. If the city wants to have non-paying tenants continue to live in their apartments, the burden should fall on all taxpayers.
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