Lawmakers introduce bill to reform controversial ‘contract for deed’ home sales – ProPublica

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Attorney Ron Elwood of MMLA’s Legal Services Advocacy Project (LSAP) talks to reporter Jessica Lussenhop in this ProPublica follow-up to her piece examining “the exploitation of Somali contract for deed buyers.” Ron has been working with Senator Tina Smith, in efforts to advance comprehensive contract for deed reform in 2024.