COVID-19

Cleveland Housing Partners (CHN) has distributed about $1.2 million in aid to tenants facing eviction due to the coronavirus pandemic, with $11.2 million more in requests. Kevin Nowak, CHN executive...
Cincinnati City Council will give a quarter-million dollars to a nonprofit that works alongside the police to help survivors of domestic violence – a crime that has spiraled in the city during the...
On Monday, Sept. 21, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore held her annual statewide public hearing evaluating civil legal services in New York City. This year, she focused on the civil justice crisis that has...
When the Centers for Disease Control’s temporary residential eviction ban went into effect on September 4, those who work with renters worried some would fall through the cracks. “One of our biggest...
Michael Von Gunten lost his job as a machinist at Rubbermaid in December of 2019 after the company downsized. He received unemployment, but when that ran out, the 58-year-old struggled to pay his $...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national eviction moratorium left Florida housing experts scratching their heads. Will it apply to Florida, where there’s already a moratorium in...
For most of her adult life, Shalonda Banks lived with a roommate, family member or partner. After years of working two jobs that paid $8 an hour, at 32 years old, she felt confident enough to move...
As many as 262,000 households across the state are at risk of eviction, according to the RVA Eviction Lab at Virginia Commonwealth University. The Supreme Court of Virginia declined a request from...
Coronavirus cases were on the rise in South Dakota in July when Hope Chipps, a 48-year-old Lakota woman, was evicted from her Rapid City apartment, along with her husband, children and grandchildren...
The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated language justice barriers in health care, access to vital benefits and access to legal support. A ProPublica investigation found that at the height of New York’s...

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