COVID-19

A year ago, the idea of granting attorney rights to tenants in eviction proceedings might not have gotten very far. Tulsa already had one of the highest eviction rates in the country, and local...
Legal Aid tackles problems client by client and systemically. At age 115, the society is believed to be the nation’s fifth oldest organization and Cuyahoga County’s only one giving free...
Approximately 2 million people, including children, are at risk of eviction when California’s eviction moratorium expires on Feb. 1. Nationwide, 6.7 million adults are likely to face eviction or...
Consumers who have sought mortgage moratoriums due to the COVID-19 pandemic have a new educational tool on their loss mitigation alternatives once the moratorium ends, in the “Guide for mortgage...
In the last weeks of 2020, the Covid-19 case count in Los Angeles County skyrocketed with an average of 13,000 new cases each day. As the new year dawned, daily deaths topped 200 and the county has...
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many people are still without jobs or are making less money than before. This in turn is causing people to not be able to pay rent and possibly face eviction...
Some Missourians who received unemployment insurance payments during the coronavirus pandemic are now being told they have to pay back the money. Marissa Crozier told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that...
In December, Congress extended a nationwide eviction moratorium through the end of January. However, people are still getting evicted. "There were 4,400 filings (for eviction statewide) in September...
Delays and backlogs in criminal and civil cases are spreading throughout California’s court system. Half as many cases were resolved — 1.4 million fewer — from March through August last year than...

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