COVID-19

As the state comptroller forecasts that the unemployment rate in Texas will soon hit 9 percent, housing advocates across the state expect to see a parallel increase in eviction cases as well...
On Monday, the Texas Supreme Court extended its moratorium on evictions through April 30, but despite orders at the state and local levels, San Antonio tenants tell KENS 5’s Eyewitness Wants to Know...
Legal Aid of Nebraska set up the hotline with support from the Nebraska State Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyers Project to make legal assistance available for Nebraskans affected by the coronavirus...
Last week, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid attorney Dowin Coffy won a major victory on behalf of clients Ricky and Carla Phelan and their family. It will have an impact well beyond the Phelans. It ensures...
Zac Oswald, a lead attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberland, spoke with David Plazas in the latest episode of the Tennessee Voices videocast about managing debt and...
Farmworkers are a crucial part of the food production chain that is keeping grocery stores stocked amid the COVID-19 crisis. Many are also especially vulnerable to the disease. “We have to take care...
Members of BeLoved Asheville’s street medic team described a postapocalyptic scene when they drove downtown on a recent evening. Instead of hugs, co-director Adrienne Sigmon said team members spread...
The first of the month has come and gone and many South Dakotans out of work may be struggling to pay their rent. East River Legal Services in Sioux Falls is calling on the governor’s office to issue...
A phone hotline has been established for Iowans who have legal issues related to COVID-19. The free service is hosted by Iowa Legal Aid, which is partnering with the Iowa State Bar Association and...
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t reduced the need for legal aid in Northeast Florida. Sarah Sullivan, pro bono director of Three Rivers Legal Services's Jacksonville office, predicts that the need for...

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