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House Passes Bill to Help Rehabilitated Offenders Obtain Housing

Published By Hannah News on May 24, 2023
Latyna M. Humphrey In The News

Justice-involved individuals who can show they have successfully re-entered society would have a better chance to find stable housing under legislation passed by the House on Wednesday.

Under HB50 (Humphrey-Seitz), individuals who are subject to collateral sanctions for housing would be able to file a petition with a court to obtain a certificate of qualification for housing (CQH). If a landlord chooses to accept a CQH, they would receive liability protections for providing housing to the rehabilitated individual.

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