COVID-19

A new study has found that evictions directly led to higher COVID-19 cases and deaths. In North Carolina, the researchers estimate there were 15,000 excess cases and 300 excess deaths due to...
James Furry still doesn't understand how he became indebted to the state. Furry, 59, was a maintenance worker at a Dubuque nursing home when the COVID-19 pandemic began. With an order from his doctor...
Time is running out for Congress to help struggling Americans, with current COVID-19 relief measures set to expire Dec. 31. That includes a ban on evictions. Channel 2′s Matt Johnson spoke to people...
Several people may be facing evictions in the new year if a temporary halt on COVID-19 related evictions is lifted. Dan Wichmer, the executive director of legal services of Southern Missouri, said a...
The clock is ticking. More than two dozen programs helping people get through the pandemic are set to expire this month. So far, Congress has not been able to reach an agreement to extend those...
Get back on your feet with these organizations. If you are behind on your rent ... ... Start off by seeing if your landlord is open to a payment plan. “This is a good option if your landlord is...
Starting Jan.1, 2021, landlords will once again be able to legally evict tenants for failure to pay rent. This fate is a fear for many residents now left scrambling to see how they can make the rent...
At least 240,000 Pennsylvania families are at risk of being put out on the street when a federal moratorium on rental evictions expires on Dec. 31, housing advocates estimate. “There’s a lot of...
Alice Nondorf and Gary LaBarge both grew up in the small town of Concordia, running in separate social crowds. However, their paths crossed years later when they connected on Facebook and began their...
The coronavirus pandemic and the economic downturn it caused sparked a massive spike in demand for legal aid services from America's most marginalized communities, leaving a field already under-...

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