Housing Eviction - Law Review Articles and Treatises

  1. Barbara Bezdek, Silence in the Court: Participation and Subordination of Poor Tenants' Voices in Legal Process, 20 Hofstra L. Rev. 533 (1992), available at http://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/fac_pubs/239/.

  2. Raymond Brescia, Sheltering Counsel: Toward a Right to a Lawyer in Eviction Proceedings, 25 Touro L. Rev. 187 (2009), available at http://www.tourolaw.edu/LawReview/?pageid=441.

    1. Matthew Desmond, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Penguin Random House (2016).

  3. Chester Hartman & David Robinson, Evictions: The Hidden Housing Problem, 14 Housing Pol'y Debate 461 (2003), available at http://www.knowledgeplex.org/programs/hpd/pdf/hpd_1404_hartman.pdf.

  4. Ken Karas, Recognizing a Right to Counsel for Indigent Tenants in Eviction Proceeding in New York, 24 Colum. J.L. & Soc. Probs. 527 (1991), available for purchase at


  5. Rachel Kleinman, Housing Gideon: The Right to Counsel in Eviction Cases, 31 Fordham Urb. L. J.1507 (2004), available at http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2123&context=ulj

  6. Lawrence McDonough, Minnesota Tenants Gain More Rights in Foreclosure Through Legislative Task Force Collaboration, 42 Clearinghouse Rev. J. of Poverty L. and Pol'y 596 (2009), available at http://drupaldev.povertylaw.org/sites/default/files/files/webinars/foreclosure/mcdonough.pdf.

  7. Karl Monsma and Richard Lempert, The Value of Counsel: 20 Years of Representation Before a Public Housing Eviction Board, 26 Law & Soc'y Rev. 627 (1992), available with free jstor account at http://www.jstor.org/pss/3053740.

  8. Kathryn Sabbeth, Housing Defense as the New Gideon (Feb. 20, 2017), available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2931102.

  9. Andrew Scherer, Gideon's Shelter: The Need to Recognize a Right to Counsel for Indigent Defendants in Eviction Proceedings, 23 Harvard C.R-C.L. L. Rev. 557 (1988), available for purchase at http://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?collection=journals&handle=hein.journals/hcrcl23&div=22&id=&page=.

  10. Andrew Scherer, Why a Right: The Right to Counsel and the Ecology of Housing Justice, IMPACT (2016), available at http://www.nyls.edu/impact-center-for-public-interest-law/wp-content/uploads/sites/140/2013/07/Vulnerable-Populations-Panel.pdf.

  11. Mary Spector, Tenant Stories: Obstacles and Challenges Facing Tenants Today, 40 J. Marshall L. Rev. 407 (2007).

  12. Frances Werner, Toward a Right to Counsel for Indigent Tenants in Eviction Proceedings, 17 Housing Law Bulletin (1987).

  13. Jeanette Zelhof, Andrew Goldberg, and Hina Shamsi, Protecting the Rights of Litigants with Diminished Capacity in the New York City Housing Courts, 3 Cardozo Pub. L. Pol'y & Ethics J. 733 (Jan. 2006).