COVID-19

Despite a federal agency's ban on many evictions that started Sept. 4, Arkansas landlords are filing rising numbers of lawsuits to remove tenants from their homes. As of Friday, 476 unlawful detainer...
Few moratoriums are more porous and confusing than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ban on evictions. Since the CDC ban took effect Sept. 4, Milwaukee County sheriff's deputies have...
Local courts are still sorting out what the Centers for Disease Control’s eviction order does for landlords and tenants. Areas like Jefferson County that didn’t have a moratorium on evictions before...
A young Papillion family said they lost their home because they didn't have the right paperwork. They said they tried telling the judge about the CDC’s eviction moratorium, but they hadn’t filled out...
The Houston area still leads the rest of the country in the number of evictions filed since the CDC eviction moratorium took effect at the start of September. Nearly 600 evictions were filed last...
Michael Anderson has called Cleveland his home all of his life. He says he has experienced a lot of things, and now he’s at risk of experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anderson,...
The latest episode of “Talk Justice, an LSC Podcast,” explores the need for regulatory reform and how it could help expand access to justice for low-income Americans. Moderator James J. Sandman,...
Heather Hartman is just one of many Houston-area residents facing eviction due to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, she worked at a grocery store. “It’s been hard...
Heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Beta has led to street flooding across Houston. COVID-19 remains a major health and financial concern for many people. And the federal government has ordered a...
One hotel emptied its rooms in late August. Another did so last week. A third is winding down this week. It’s the beginning of the end for L.A. County’s Project Roomkey, the $100-million-plus program...

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