Fact Sheet Crisis Coordination and Eviction Prevention
Lessons from the Housing Court Clinic in Ramsey County, Minnesota
Kimberly Burrowes, Maya Brennan, Colleen Ebinger, Ellen Sahli
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This fact sheet highlights lessons from Minnesota’s Second Judicial District’s Housing Court in Saint Paul. It describes the effects of the Ramsey County Housing Court Clinic since its launch in 2018, and reflects on five factors critical to the clinic’s success. This fact sheet complements other products developed under the 2019 Janice Nittoli Practitioner Fellowship.

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Wealth and financial well-being Social safety net Race and equity Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Poverty Asset and debts Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Welfare and safety net programs State programs, budgets Courts and sentencing Homelessness Housing and the economy Housing affordability Wealth inequality Mobility Inequality and mobility Racial barriers to accessing the safety net Racial barriers to housing Racial disparities in criminal justice Evictions
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