Oklahoma

Writing in The Oklahoman in May about the challenges presented early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the executive director of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma said, “The Oklahoma Standard is visible daily...
With COVID-19 threatening to make Oklahoma’s already-high eviction rate jump even higher, tenant and landlord advocates both urged legislators Thursday to reform the state’s eviction laws. Both sides...
Some landlords refuse to accept rental assistance that would prevent their tenants’ evictions for a month or longer. A legal aid attorney and two service providers told Big If True that some...
In Tulsa County, evictions can be fast, confusing, and devastating. "You can have your tenant evicted out of their unit within 12 days. It's really scary for people who aren't legally trained and who...
Eviction dockets are back open in Tulsa County, and many residents are finding themselves with court dates. Now that eviction cases are again facing a judge, many are in predicaments either unable to...
The Oklahoma Access to Justice Foundation recognizes the crucial need for legal aid services and urges attorneys to commit their time and talent as volunteers over the next several months. The need...
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is adapting to meet the unique challenges the COVID-19 crisis is placing on families. "However, in the wake of COVID-19, the problems our neighbors face come in...
Landlords and property managers are trying to figure out how to navigate a world amid sudden double-digit unemployment and eviction restrictions. “The scary part is landlords are getting scared and...