COVID-19

Evictions are rising in Arkansas, even as a national moratorium is in place, according to two nonprofit law firms that offer free legal help in civil cases. The eviction cases “have been going up...
Professionals who help domestic violence survivors said those in abusive situations are finding it difficult to get help during the COVID-19 pandemic, and as a result, fewer survivors are seeking...
A COVID-19 induced moratorium has protected Americans from eviction litigation since September, but without further action by Congress, millions of dollars in unpaid rent will be due Jan. 1...
Although governments at all levels have struggled to respond to COVID-19, Texas courts have remained largely open, processing cases electronically and conducting thousands of hearings since the March...
The crisis line for victims of domestic abuse went eerily quiet during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic when a stay-at-home order was in place for Minnesotans, leaving victims mostly...
Cleveland DSA’s eviction-prevention door-knocking campaign has been happening biweekly for the past two months. As of mid-September, the group had used Cleveland Housing Court records to find, and...
There’s a new program for North Carolina renters struggling to pay their bills. The state is accepting applications for the NC H.O.P.E program. It’s a $117 million program meant to help pay rent and...
Eviction filings are spiking in Florida according to some indicators, even as more resources are being made available to help Floridians in these and other cases. The Supreme Court’s Commission on...
New guidance from New York's court system has toppled some of the final barriers to residential evictions during the coronavirus pandemic, although how quickly cases proceed will depend on factors...

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