Iowa

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...
Dubuque’s homeless shelters have not experienced a rise in demand for housing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. However, directors are bracing for an “avalanche” of admissions when Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’...
Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend said failing to return to work when an employer asks could be seen as voluntarily quiting and Iowans risk losing their unemployment benefits. "We do...
The Treasury Department is reviewing whether it has the legal authority to prevent banks and private debt collectors from seizing $1,200 government stimulus payments, according to a person familiar...
Two dozen Dubuque County mobile home residents, some laid off from their jobs, were threatened with eviction in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, despite orders from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds...
A phone hotline has been established for Iowans who have legal issues related to COVID-19. The free service is hosted by Iowa Legal Aid, which is partnering with the Iowa State Bar Association and...
While most evictions in Iowa are being postponed, Iowa Legal Aid litigation director Alex Kornya says tenants should still pay their rent or work out an agreement with their landlord. “Landlords...

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