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Housing Podcast

Eviction from a home, Housing Assistance & Subsidized Housing

Posted on 02/29/2024at8:47 pm

Legal Aid of WV’s Supervising Attorney for the Legal Help for Renters Program, Katie Marcum, joins Clint Adams to guide listeners through Housing Law in West Virginia. They cover what subsidized housing is and who is qualified for it. What are the reasons tenants may be evicted from public housing and how can you use a “fair hearing” to challenge eviction? What is a Section 8 Housing Voucher and are all landlords required to accept them? What is a Land Contract and what are the pros and cons of engaging in one? Become informed on habitability guidelines all landlords are required to abide by- regardless of the amount of rent tenants pay them.