TENANTS RIGHTS CLINIC

Sam Sachs
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Sam Sachs, 3L

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant housing crisis at both a national and local level. Third-year Miami Law student Sam Sachs has spent the last year and a half on the...

Tenants' Rights student
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tenants' Rights Clinic student Hanna Burt, 2L, left

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, 25% of families in Miami-Dade County told the U.S. Census Bureau that eviction or foreclosure is either very...

man posting eviction notice
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

As the early effects of the pandemic roiled the nation, a wave of protections was thrown over the country's 110 million renters.

"Affordable housing was a challenge even before the pandemic," said Jeffrey Hearne, director of...

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Monday, November 16, 2020

As season five of the Miami Law Explainer, the law school’s podcast where expert faculty dive into the headlines, draws to a close, we are hard at work at next season’s show. In the meantime, more than 75 episodes are available to...

Michael Weitzner, Certified Legal Intern
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Michael Weitzner, Certified Legal Intern

More than midway into the semester, work becomes routine. Most days as a certified legal intern in the Tenants’ Rights Clinic were similar: arrive at Legal...

Kimi Robertson
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Kimi Robertson, 2L

Rising third-year law student Kimi Robertson works in the Tenants’ Rights Clinic, serves as President of...

Cicely Hodges, 3L
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Cicely Hodges, 3L

Rent subsidies, like Section 8 payments, allow individuals and families to pay an affordable rent based upon their income and at a portion of the market price. For those who live...

Tenants Rights student with client
Friday, May 10, 2019

Michael Mandel (3L) meets with his client Shalonda Rivers after a successful hearing in county court

Evictions may seem like simple legal proceedings, but unrepresented tenants are often unable to...

Teiya Emenike
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Liberty City needs Teiya Emenike.

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3L Teiya Emenike

As Liberty Square, the oldest housing project in Miami, inches closer toward demolition...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

One law school course can alter your career trajectory. Just ask Guerby Noel, JD ’14.

Guerby Noel, JD '14

When Noel entered Miami Law, he didn’t know he would dedicate his career to fighting to...

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