Arkansas

With about a month remaining before a federal moratorium expires on many evictions for nonpayment of rent, housing advocates fear a January spike in Arkansans losing their homes and adding to...
Evictions are rising in Arkansas, even as a national moratorium is in place, according to two nonprofit law firms that offer free legal help in civil cases. The eviction cases “have been going up...
Despite a federal agency's ban on many evictions that started Sept. 4, Arkansas landlords are filing rising numbers of lawsuits to remove tenants from their homes. As of Friday, 476 unlawful detainer...
Lynn Foster, a retired legal professor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, created a database to track evictions across Arkansas since the start of the pandemic. “Our evictions went way,...
An Arkansas Supreme Court order suspending certain residential evictions due to COVID-19 ends Saturday, July 25. Since March 27, the former University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen...
As employees are returning to their jobs during the state's first phase of reopening the economy following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many are wondering if they can be ordered back to...
Until the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Conway resident Milton Light was making good money working as a coiled tubing operator in the oil fields near Odessa, Texas. His hours were cut in March due to the...
With unemployment in Arkansas skyrocketing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and renters facing threats of losing their homes, advocates for tenants have pushed for a temporary moratorium on...
On Friday, people protested in front of the Governor's Mansion asking state leaders to cancel rent and not have evictions during this COVID-19 crisis. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson addressed...
Legal Aid of Arkansas is seeing a big increase in the number of people trying to navigate the state’s system for help with unemployment, food, and health benefits. “Folks are wondering how to survive...

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