Poverty Law: Benefits Due Process, Public Housing, Domestic Violence & Homelessness – 6223

This course reviews constitutional, federal, state, and municipal law as they specifically affect low income persons. The housing component focuses on public and subsidized housing programs, manufactured home parks, housing for seniors and people with special needs, and shelters. The government benefits component focuses on post-entitlement, due process and special issues for certain populations. Other topics include working with domestic violence survivors, unhoused individuals, and people with Limited English Proficiency (LEP).  All of these issues are common issues addressed by legal aid and pro bono attorneys.

Graduation Requirements
Experiential Learning
Subject Area
Family Law *
Public Law
Student Year
Upper Division
Grade base
A - F
Course type