Former inmates find job opportunities in Tennessee through a ‘One Stop Re-Entry Shop’

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Finding housing after incarceration is difficult. However, a new bill could change that.

A new bill up for debate in the Tennessee General Assembly in the 2022 session, HB1770/ SB1771, calls for making it easier for people with a criminal record to get back into housing.

If the bill is passed, some landlords won’t be able to turn people down for a place to live based on their record alone.

 

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