Board Bill Number 180 In Session 2022-2023

Right to Counsel for Tenants Facing Eviction


This proposed ordinance would establish a right to counsel for tenants facing eviction or equivalent proceedings; a mechanism to provide counsel for all tenants in covered proceedings; a requirement for owners, agents of owners, and landlords to disclose to their tenants certain information regarding the right to counsel in covered proceedings; a plan for oversight and implementation of counsel for persons in covered proceedings; and a requirement for an annual report, including a severability clause, and an emergency clause.


Latest Bill text:


Session: 2022-2023

Introduced: 01/13/2023

Primary Sponsors: Christine Ingrassia

Latest Activity: Third Reading

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 01/13/2023

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (98.42 KB PDF).

  • 01/17/2023

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Health and Human Services Committee.

  • 01/26/2023

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was held in committee during the Health and Human Services Committee hearing.

  • 02/06/2023

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Health and Human Services Committee hearing.

    The bill text was changed:

  • 02/07/2023

    Second Reading

  • 02/10/2023


    The bill was passed.

  • 04/17/2023

    Third Reading

    The bill was placed on the informal calendar.

Was this page helpful?      

Comments are helpful!
500 character limit

Feedback is anonymous.

5 comments from people like you have helped us improve this page. Keep the feedback coming!