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Lynchburg’s Unseen Eviction Crisis Candice Robertson was surprised when the sheriff’s deputy showed up at her front door. Her property manager said the case had been dismissed. In fact, she was on her way to court when he called and told her she didn’t need to show up. But a few days later a sheriff’s deputy with a writ of possession in hand was standing at her doorstep, telling her she had three days to move out—and that wasn’t all. The court also ordered her to pay back two months’ rent plus late fees and court filing costs, totaling...

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