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Advocates should continue to be alert for inappropriate denials of coverage based on lack of improvement or on “stability” – particularly for individuals with chronic conditions.
VLA has been quick to advocate for Vermonters by making requests to state officials and legislators — in addition to giving legal help to Vermonters.
“... Health inspectors forced low-income and vulnerable tenants to immediately vacate their homes ..."
The Office of the Vermont Attorney General has named Vermont Legal Aid attorney Mairead O’Reilly the “Vermonter of the Month” because of her work on expungement.
This statewide study reviewed a broad range of objective and subjective data to determine the most persistent areas of unmet civil legal need in the state.