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Cleveland DSA’s eviction-prevention door-knocking campaign has been happening biweekly for the past two months. As of mid-September, the group had used Cleveland Housing Court records to find, and...
Cleveland Housing Partners (CHN) has distributed about $1.2 million in aid to tenants facing eviction due to the coronavirus pandemic, with $11.2 million more in requests. Kevin Nowak, CHN executive...
Cincinnati City Council will give a quarter-million dollars to a nonprofit that works alongside the police to help survivors of domestic violence – a crime that has spiraled in the city during the...
Michael Von Gunten lost his job as a machinist at Rubbermaid in December of 2019 after the company downsized. He received unemployment, but when that ran out, the 58-year-old struggled to pay his $...
Michael Anderson has called Cleveland his home all of his life. He says he has experienced a lot of things, and now he’s at risk of experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anderson,...
Those facing eviction in Portage County now have a new path to fight losing their homes. On Sept. 4, the Centers of Disease Control signed an order placing a moratorium on some evictions until the...
In an unprecedented move, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a temporary eviction moratorium through the end of the year. The latest move offers renters some protection from...
The Trump administration is ordering a halt on evictions nationwide through December for eligible tenants. Evictions are on hold, but rent is still due, and the tab keeps building through the...
Most municipal courts in the region had paused eviction hearings in mid-March due to the national health crisis. Canton Municipal Court restarted its eviction hearings in early July, and Massillon...
Social-service advocates say Ohio’s crackdown on fraudulent unemployment claims has hurt people in desperate need for jobless benefits. The state has put a temporary hold on 270,000 claims amid...

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