Ohio

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...
As an attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland , Abigail Staudt (Stout) understands the concerns around evictions happening during a pandemic. “It’s wrong to potentially cause someone to have...
The state’s crackdown on fraud involving a federally funded unemployment benefit is harming those who legitimately and desperately need the money to survive the coronavirus pandemic, social services...
Housing advocates are working to connect Cleveland residents facing eviction with resources and legal representation as courts continue hearings. The Legal Aid Society has helped about 29 people...
Ohio tenants are increasingly unable to afford their rent, and while the pandemic has amplified it, managing attorney at The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Abigail Staudt said this problem isn’t new...
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...

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