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Attorney General Frosh Announces Legal Services to Residents Facing Eviction and Homelessness

October 8th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Governor Larry Hogan today announced that $8.7 million in funds recovered by the Attorney General, and an additional $3 million in general funds will be directed to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation to provide legal services to families facing eviction and other housing security issues. 


As many national and local studies establish, counsel in eviction cases often means the difference between families staying in their homes or losing their homes.  Maryland Legal Services Corporation (MLSC) makes grants to nonprofit organizations that provide civil legal services for low-income Marylanders.  MLSC’s funds have been decimated in the wake of the pandemic, resulting in less legal services for Marylanders at a time when the need is highest