Workshops empower residents with resources
By Tracy Agnew (Contact) Suffolk News-Herald
Published Saturday, February 21, 2009
Buchanan also brought copies of forms the law library provides on a regular basis, such as Freedom of Information Act requests, wills, shared living space agreements, forms to get utility services turned back on, and more.
She related one story from last year’s workshop, about a woman who didn’t think she would be able to get power turned on in her name because of her poor credit. Her landlord, seemingly sympathetic, offered to have the power turned on in his name – for an extra $250 per month on the rent check.