Virginia

Since COVID 19 made its presence in central Virginia in March, nearly 35,000 Henrico residents have filed initial unemployment claims, according to data from the Virginia Employment Commission. More...
Since the Virginia Supreme Court lifted the moratorium on evictions last month, 7,315 cases have been heard, according to information provided by Virginia Court Data. This private group makes case...
Courts around Virginia began working their way through a backlog of more than 12,000 eviction cases last week as a statewide moratorium expired, with many judges apparently declining a last-minute...
As of Friday, Richmond’s General District Court has nearly 1200 evictions scheduled for the month of June. Although the city has an eviction diversion program meant to help people stay in their homes...
Most landlords have complied with the eviction moratoria, especially those with lawyers and property managers of their own to guide them through this crisis, according to attorneys. New tenant...
For six weeks , the Virginia Department of Health has been allowing local health districts to release the names and addresses of individuals with COVID-19 to 911 dispatch centers. “The whole issue of...
Evictions are currently frozen in Virginia as a result of a state-wide order limiting court hearings to emergency matters, but lawyers who represent low-income tenants worry some landlords are still...
The Virginia Poverty Law Center has seen a spike in the number of tenants in extended stay motels being illegally evicted or threatened with it, even though the courts aren’t processing eviction...
As thousands of Virginians face financial insecurity due to COVID-19 and the economic downturn, John Whitfield who's spent the last 39 years as a legal aid lawyer providing free legal assistance, is...
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Dwayne*, an elderly disabled veteran, was living in a nursing home when he was served a Notice of Involuntary Transfer or Discharge. Dwayne could not stand unassisted, was incontinent and confined to...