COVID-19

Shemeka Smith is used to helping others. She's a nursing student in Clear Lake and planned to assist elderly people and veterans with social services this year. But that job offer evaporated with the...
The Arizona Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal filed by landlords to overturn the state’s eviction moratorium. In August, the Arizona Multihousing Association, the Manufactured Housing...
For many New Yorkers, even with Governor Cuomo’s executive order declaring an eviction moratorium, becoming homeless is still a very real possibility. COVID-19 is causing financial hardship and...
When single mother Khalyah Jackson-Rivers lost her job in May, she fell behind on her rent despite a payment plan, eventually owing thousands of dollars to her building's management company in South...
Despite no eviction notices being filed in court, locks were changed on the homes of more than 20 Tampa Park Apartments residents on Friday. S. Kay Andrews and other leaders of the nonprofit group...
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...
The state's eviction moratorium has been pushed back until the end of the month, but the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii is still seeing an uptick in questions from both renters and landlords. Dan O'...
Case Study One: A single hotline for all COVID-19 issues In April, Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota (LASNEM) launched their first legal advice hotline (1-800-933-1112) to cover a range of...
Maricopa County is tapping more than $20 million of its federal COVID-19 relief funds to expand programs to help struggling renters, overstretched nonprofits and food banks keep up with rising demand...

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