COVID-19

There were far fewer new eviction filings in Cleveland Housing Court last week than the court expected, despite a months-long moratorium on evictions prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. Housing...
Portage County’s eviction court never shut down, even as many larger cities placed a stay on evictions as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, and more people lost their jobs. Akron and Canton, for...
Wisconsin’s moratorium on evictions ended at the end of May, and as the courts reopen, legal experts said COVID-19 related eviction cases are on the rise. “We have seen a definite increase in the...
Some states have limited their moratoriums to tenants who can prove the reason for nonpayment of rent is related to COVID-19 hardship. This is an affirmative defense to eviction that tenants may not...
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid’s team of housing attorneys received more than triple the requests for landlord/tenant-related assistance this May compared to that of 2019, according to Equal Justice Works...
A statewide moratorium on evictions in North Carolina expires this Sunday unless Governor Roy Cooper extends it. Some landlords are sending fake eviction notices, or calling tenants to tell them they...
Eviction restrictions are set to end in many places, including Wisconsin. Raphael Ramos, Eviction Defense Project at Legal Action of Wisconsin, discusses what’s next. Watch here.
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) staff share tools to help low-income homeowners and renters navigate the complexity of new federal housing laws to see what rules they may benefit from. TRLA built a...
Cleveland's courts are back in session, and "many tenants are telling us about how they've lost their jobs or the provider in their household is no longer employed. That's the story that we hear over...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and our lives and has left countless Delawareans facing new and unanticipated civil legal challenges that directly affect their safety, shelter, and...

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