In 2016, over 100,000 evictions were filed in Ohio alone. This week, Dr. Cody Price talks with Melissa Benson and Ben Horne from the Legal Aid Society of Columbus to discuss eviction, homelessness and rising rent costs in Ohio. What is at the root of this housing instability, and how do we tackle these issues in a cost-effective and humane way?
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Contact the Legal Aid Society of Columbus by calling 614.241.2001 or visiting their website. You can also find them on Twitter @LASColumbus.
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