VT Supreme Court rules in favor of Willowbrook Apartment tenants

Tenants of Willowbrook Apartments, a public housing complex in Bennington, were charged with open-window fees and maintenance bills and faced eviction as a result. A Supreme Court of Vermont ruling states, that because the tenants were not directly informed of their right to grieve the eviction, and because the open-window fees were extreme, they cannot be evicted on these grounds. Read two different accounts of the process and the Vermont Supreme Court decision: Rutland Herald: Vermont Supreme Court rules against housing authority policies SCOV Law Blog: Housing authority takes the heat

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