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WVU Law Clinic is Helping Flood Victims Avoid Housing Scam

WVU Law Entrepreneurship and Innovation Law Clinic Students

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — Some families who lost their homes in the flooding that devastated southern West Virginia last summer are facing another housing disaster: rent-to-own scams.

In an effort to rebuild their lives, many flood victims are being enticed to rent houses that have a purchase option at the end of the lease, according to Priya Baskaran , director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Law Clinic (EILC) at the West Virginia University College of Law.

WVU Law Experts in Presidential Election Media Coverage

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — In the days leading up to and following the 2016 Presidential Election, regional and national media outlets have sought insight and analysis from several WVU College of Law professors:

Valarie Blake , associate professor of law

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