Hassan proposes legislation to address ‘small dollar’ evictions
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Tenants facing eviction could enter into mediation with their landlord to avoid an eviction court battle under federal legislation introduced by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H.

The Prevent Evictions Act would fund mediation programs with federal grants, provide translators and investigate the possibility of a rent insurance program to which landlords or tenants would pay premiums to cover the cost of rent when a tenant cannot pay.

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