COVID-19

State courts and tenant advocates are reporting a sharp increase in eviction filings this week after a two-month statewide moratorium on evictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic expired Tuesday. “Our...
Last month, Chief Justice Harold Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia declared a statewide judicial emergency, essentially grinding the wheels of justice to a temporary halt, except for matters...
Last month, Taking Action Reporter Jackie Callaway found that even after the suspension order went into effect April 2, landlords filed hundreds of evictions in Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco...
As employees are returning to their jobs during the state's first phase of reopening the economy following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many are wondering if they can be ordered back to...
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...
Gov. Tony Evers had ordered landlords to hold off on filing new eviction notices during the pandemic, to help renters who were out of work get through the crisis. That order expired on May 26. Based...
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves lifted the moratorium on rent evictions as of June 1, leaving thousands to wonder how they’re going to pay their bills. “Some of them still haven’t received unemployment...
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will not extend her moratorium which temporarily froze rental evictions or home foreclosures. As more eviction notices are issued, the numbers in homeless shelters are on the...
Lone Star Legal Aid announced the launch of its Eviction HELP Project , a self-guided tool that helps Texas renters to fight evictions during the COVID 19 Pandemic. The Eviction HELP Project helps...
Hundreds of debt collection lawsuits have been filed since Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster because of COVID-19 in mid-March, including more than 345 suits brought by facilities...

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