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Mass. Court Of Appeals

HOUSING - The Massachusetts Court of Appeals held that the Fall River Housing Authority had legal grounds to terminate a woman's housing subsidy after she pleaded guilty to prostitution and to using her federally subsidized apartment as a house of ill-repute. The lower court improperly reversed the housing authority's finding, but properly found that it violated the woman's due-process rights by relying on a police report and a newspaper article about the woman's arrest.

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