COVID-19

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-...
The coronavirus pandemic was expected to trigger the severest housing crisis in U.S. history. By one estimate, as many as 40 million Americans were at risk of eviction. Then in September, the CDC...
A new state Senate committee will review Florida’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and plan for future emergencies, President Wilton Simpson announced Wednesday as he made more leadership...
For a long time, Judge Michael Christofeno just didn’t see a place for online hearings in his courtroom. “I needed to see people in person in my courtroom or I wasn’t going to be able to have the...
The needs of Greater Clevelanders have come in waves during the pandemic, much like the virus itself: first food, then rent, then internet so students could learn from home. Now, as moratoriums that...
The New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a family of five that had been evicted from their home in Raton over the summer. Mirisa Lucero, her husband, Matthew Lucero, and their three...
More than 3.8 million Texans have applied for unemployment benefits since March, and we’ve heard from thousands who have struggled with their unemployment claims ever since. They have endured months...

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