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Housing advocates in Ohio warn that thousands of Ohioans who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic could end up homeless because they won’t be able to make their rent payments in upcoming...
As a growing number of people struggled to secure basic needs such as shelter, income, and safety, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland mobilized its resources to continue fully serving Ashtabula,...
In the face of mounting eviction cases, Community Legal Aid is scaling back services and turning down some cases to free up staff for the pending surge. “The uptick has already begun in some of our...
With so many Northeast Ohioans losing their jobs, there's growing concern about people losing their homes. However, a new pilot program between East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation and...
Jennifer Sheehe from The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland is chatting live with Kevin Barry and answering questions about receiving money for rental assistance, rental obligations, evictions and other...
How civil courts are operating during the pandemic has varied widely from state to state – and sometimes from county to county. Colleen Cotter, executive director of the Legal Aid Society of...
The pandemic economy is squeezing renters as well as low-income homeowners, setting the stage for what many experts fear will be a surge of evictions. Some in the Cleveland suburbs have already...
Throughout the stay-at-home order in Ohio, Legal Aid staff has been working from home. We are accessible to new clients through online and phone intake. We communicate with current clients by text,...
Some Ohioans getting called back to work they may still have barriers related to COVID19 – like kids being out of school requiring care, or someone being in the home suffering from the virus. “This...
As Ohioans begin to go back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, legal experts are answering what your boss can and cannot make you do. "Generally speaking, if someone is being called back to work,...

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