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With major media outlets like the New York Times reporting an upcoming “avalanche” of evictions to plague the country in the coming weeks and months, Legal Aid has been gearing up for the same here...
The Ithaca Tenants Union, which has made national headlines for its #cancelrent campaign, has partnered with the Cornell Law School and the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York (LASMNY) to create a...
Many people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic need legal help—particularly in navigating unemployment benefits—and Albany Law students are rising to the occasion through the newly formed COVID...
As of June 1, 2020, each of the 24 Illinois Circuit Courts is issuing its orders regarding procedures for reopening courtrooms. In New York state courts began the pandemic closed, except for...
LawNext: On April 27, 2020, the New York State Bar Association launched a website devoted to helping those who need unemployment assistance due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Listen here to find out how...
The Legal Aid Society for Northeastern New York (LASNNY) launched an online assistance program Monday for potential clients in Fulton, Montgomery and Schoharie counties dealing with the coronavirus...
Tenant advocates say they are hearing from a growing number of clients whose landlords are demanding payment of rent and refusing to work with them by deferring the debt. Frustrated and impatient...
Eviction moratoriums across the country are keeping people in their apartments, but millions of Americans could not make their rent payments April 1. They cannot pay May 1 either. And when the bans...
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy held a press briefing Thursday morning. Lillian M. Moy, Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, joined the briefing to discuss her...
Rep. Nita Lowey announced $235,892 in funding for Legal Services of the Hudson Valley through the Legal Services Corporation. "This pandemic has created chaos and will significantly increase the need...

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