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MINNESOTA DISABILITY LAW CENTER

Racism creates barriers to housing rights

Trina Murray, who has a Section 8 voucher, applied for a two-bedroom apartment to accommodate a live-in Personal Care Assistant (PCA). It should have been simple. Murray has a number of health concerns, including fibromyalgia and diabetes. She has bilateral bone disease in both knees and needs surgery. She has...

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Housing and Family Law

Advocacy protects housing vouchers for survivors of domestic violence

“Housing vouchers are like gold,” says Staff Attorney Joey Dobson. “There’s nothing more valuable to a low-income tenant. The waiting list is years long.” Gigi’s StoryGigi and her husband had separated because of his abuse. Gigi came home from work one day and found that her husband had packed up...

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MID-MINNESOTA LEGAL AID

Advancing equal justice

MMLA provides high-quality legal representation for low-income residents of Minnesota on a variety of civil matters at no cost to clients. Learn about Legal Aid’s impact and breadth of services. ...

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