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Holiday Fund: Getting justice and a safe home

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto protects tenants from landlord abuses

Jose Cabrera cranked up the heater to full blast in his duplex unit to keep his wife and three children warm. It wasn't the coldest day of the year, nor was the winter excessively frigid. But he was willing to face an enormous utility bill as the only way to fight the streaming, chilly air seeping through the cracked glass and wide gaps in the windows, which flapped in the wind.

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