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Landlords across the country are anticipating fewer people will be able to pay rent in May than April . With more than 43 million rental households in the US, landlords are increasingly aware of...
On May 1, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland was awarded $2.25 million by the Cleveland Foundation to support housing stability for low-income and vulnerable people. The new funds from the Cleveland...
Steven McGarrity, Community Legal Aid's executive director, said last month that the organization was bracing for a potential uptick in domestic violence cases. “We are generally concerned about...
Melanie Shakarian, director of development for Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, estimates that 30 percent of Northeast Ohio was eligible for civil legal aid before the COVID-19 pandemic. “With all of...
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland also assists veterans, and is keeping its intake line open for them to report issues. The coronavirus threat is fluid, so it’s unclear if it could present any challenges unique to veterans, said Melanie Shakarian, the society’s director of development and communications.
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland encourages online intake, phone applications. All walk-in intake for Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Lorain Counties is suspended until further notice;...

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