The "average" ECLAA client is an African-American woman raising children and renting a Newark apartment from which she faces imminent eviction. But an "average" cannot tell you about real people. Here are stories about 30+ tenants who our lawyers have helped. We start with three in-detail stories to help you better understand the process and issues associated with helping at-risk tenants.
For all ECLAA clients -- even if all we can do is help them transition out of their apartment with minimal distress and disruption to their families' lives, our service goes well beyond that provided by strictly pro se legal clinics. For each client, there are typically at least 2 and often 3 or more consultations.
We are not using the clients' actual names below -- in order to assure confidentiality.
First, here are detailed descriptions about how we helped three tenants facing eviction:
Second, here are quite a few brief descriptions of work we have done for other at-risk tenants:
Again, we are not using the clients' actual names below -- in order to assure confidentiality.