COVID-19

Wisconsin growers must start implementing strong social distancing measures to protect thousands of migrant farmworkers from COVID-19. The emergency order, issued Tuesday by Wisconsin Governor Tony...
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis suspended all residential evictions on April 2, but that order hasn’t stopped some landlords from threatening to evict families. Read more.
Indiana Legal Services Executive Director Jon Laramore has filed a petition asking the Indiana Supreme Court for emergency rules to protect CARES Act money from garnishment and the state’s court-...
In an effort to help renters amid the coronavirus pandemic and skyrocketing unemployment, the March 27 CARES Act banned eviction filings for all federally backed rental units nationwide. But not all...
Steve Gottlieb, the executive director of Atlanta Legal Aid, recently joined “Closer Look with Rose Scott” to share how his organization is providing legal assistance to low-income clients during the...
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is adapting to meet the unique challenges the COVID-19 crisis is placing on families. "However, in the wake of COVID-19, the problems our neighbors face come in...
Alaska Legal Services Corporation remains a resoruce for information on employee rights, unemployment and more despite the challenges of COVID-19. "We are so worried about our community right now,"...
Landlords and property managers are trying to figure out how to navigate a world amid sudden double-digit unemployment and eviction restrictions. “The scary part is landlords are getting scared and...
The Virginia Poverty Law Center has seen a spike in the number of tenants in extended stay motels being illegally evicted or threatened with it, even though the courts aren’t processing eviction...
Even after a warning by North Carolina’s attorney general, some families said hotels are still threatening to put people out on the street for nonpayment. Isaac Sturgill, an attorney with Legal Aid...

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