An eviction filing could lead to spiraling poverty

Jul 24, 2020
Once a court proceeding has started against a renter, it can become part of a tenant's record, whether it led to an eviction or not.
A sheriff's eviction notice is posted on the front door of a property in Florida. Even if a court filing doesn't lead to an eviction, it can stay on a tenant's record.
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