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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...
After living there for seven years, and amid the coronavirus pandemic, Gower was evicted from the house and moved out with only some of her belongings last week. She's now staying at a North Canton...
The federal CARES Act moratorium on evictions is set to expire at midnight. Some Northeast Ohio groups are worried this leaves millions of Americans in jeopardy of losing their homes. According to...
The federal CARES ACT moratorium on evictions for people in subsidized housing, established during the pandemic, is set to expire soon. And that's confusing renters and courts alike. John Petit heads...
Local agencies that offer rental assistance are bracing for new eviction cases in the coming weeks, excluding those receiving a longer reprieve because of the federal CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid,...
Akron Municipal Court on Monday will resume eviction hearings for the first time since March. The hearings will be held mostly over Zoom, a video conferencing service, but will be closed to the...
As Cleveland Municipal Court’s Housing Court reopened last Monday, June 15, after a three-month moratorium on evictions, a tidal wave of evictions could come. Abigail Staudt, managing attorney with...
Community Legal Aid is offering a new program that will provide legal help to renters who are facing or fearful of eviction. Legal Aid is providing an online toolkit that walks renters through the...
There were far fewer new eviction filings in Cleveland Housing Court last week than the court expected, despite a months-long moratorium on evictions prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. Housing...
Portage County’s eviction court never shut down, even as many larger cities placed a stay on evictions as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, and more people lost their jobs. Akron and Canton, for...

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