Iowa

Evictions have spiked in Iowa’s most populous county over the past several weeks as coronavirus-related eviction bans expired . But housing advocates have helped dozens of tenants like Green through...
A proposed order issued this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that would temporarily prohibit landlords from evicting tenants unable to pay rent likely won’t halt all evictions...
Ask Todd Nuccio, Iowa’s state court administrator, how the pandemic is going to impact renters, and he’ll tell it to you bluntly: Iowa might soon be staring down an “eviction tsunami.” Across the...
One in five renters is at risk of eviction by the fall, with the undocumented, people of color and low-income renters most vulnerable, according to the report. "I expect that we are going to see a...
Twenty-two evictions in Polk County were entered this month by the court despite clear violations of the CARES Act or the Iowa eviction moratorium, according to data from Iowa Legal Aid. Iowa Legal...
The Iowa Supreme Court issued a supervisory order expressing gratitude for the Iowa COVID-19 Legal Advice Hotline and actively encouraging all Iowa lawyers to provide free or low-cost legal...
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will not extend her moratorium which temporarily froze rental evictions or home foreclosures. As more eviction notices are issued, the numbers in homeless shelters are on the...
Among the policy changes announced recently by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, is the decision to resume property evictions and foreclosures on Thursday. Some other debt collection activities will also...
With tens of thousands of Iowans still unemployed because of the pandemic , many Iowans may find themselves in the same situation. Housing advocates fear lifting the moratorium with so many people...
Many Americans are being sustained a CARES Act benefit for the vulnerable: the enhanced unemployment, which was expanded to cover traditionally ineligible laid-off and even part-time workers and...

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