Vermonters face broad and substantial unmet civil legal needs. These needs are present across the entire spectrum of civil legal subject areas — including family law, housing, healthcare, public benefits, debt and more. This statewide study reviewed a broad range of objective and subjective data to determine the most persistent areas of unmet civil legal need in the state. Follow this link to read the report.
Researchers from Dartmouth and attorneys at Vermont Legal Aid collaborated to create a legislative brief. It translates research findings on the impact of housing on health into actionable policy recommendations for Vermont’s leadership. Learn more about the recommendations.