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The cost to fight Georgia’s mounting eviction crisis likely exceeds $91 million, according to new research by the nonprofit Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Per LSC data, an estimated 182,000 rental...
The massive unemployment and economic stress fueled by the novel coronavirus has some access to justice advocates calling for federal lawmakers to not only place a nationwide moratorium on evictions...
On Thursday’s special edition of “Closer Look,” host Rose Scott spoke with academics, lawyers, and activists about the challenges at-risk renters face during the pandemic and what’s next as...
On Wednesday, July 31, Co-Chair of the Legal Services Corporation Emerging Leaders Council Kristen Sonday sat down with Bob Ambrogi for his Law Insights program on Litera TV. Kristen Sonday is the co...
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and Community Legal Aid in Akron — continuously face tough decisions of who to help and who to turn away because of finite resources. The requests for help have...
Rising evictions and domestic violence are partly driving the skyrocketing demand for legal aid during the coronavirus pandemic, with groups anticipating a heavier caseload overall going forward and...
That $600 unemployment check from the federal government that helped millions of people pay for rent and other critical expenses during the COVID-19 crisis will end a week before most people expected...
Before the pandemic led courts to completely shutter or severely limit services, Pro Bono Net’s technology was taking root in the District of Columbia Courts. Legal services organizations were...
Until Friday morning, even leaders in the long-term care industry had no idea Virginia was about to reverse course on releasing the names of nursing homes and assisted living facilities with COVID-19...
Some states have limited their moratoriums to tenants who can prove the reason for nonpayment of rent is related to COVID-19 hardship. This is an affirmative defense to eviction that tenants may not...

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