Legal Services and nonprofit partners leadership pose with Miami-Dade County representatives immediately after Board of County Commission voted to initiate a Eviction Diversion Pilot Program March 7.

The Miami-Dade County Commission released $2.9 million for an Eviction Diversion Pilot Program designed to support free legal assistance for transformational eviction diversion services.

The core goal of the pilot program is to assist hundreds of at-risk tenants and their families, and to assess the impact of legal representation on the housing stability of the residents served.