COVID-19

Louisiana’s civil legal aid organizations continue to provide free legal services to low-income and other vulnerable people for legal needs arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic and other civil legal...
In the face of mounting eviction cases, Community Legal Aid is scaling back services and turning down some cases to free up staff for the pending surge. “The uptick has already begun in some of our...
Housing advocates and progressive legislators have pleaded for extensions on the protections and warned that the crisis isn’t over; the coronavirus is still spreading, and people are still suffering...
With so many Northeast Ohioans losing their jobs, there's growing concern about people losing their homes. However, a new pilot program between East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation and...
Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas staff reached out to KCBD to share advice and tips on tenants’ rights and evictions. “We want everyone to know that tenants, even that have fallen behind on rent, the...
Kayla McCall, an attorney with East River Legal Services, joined K eloland Living in the studio to discuss the rise of domestic violence cases amid COVID-19. Nichole Townsend, Pro Bono and Outreach...
Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has entered three additional emergency orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The orders extend several existing emergency directives, extend the time for filing a...
As the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office resumes serving eviction notices, housing advocates are asking local, state, and federal officials to offer rental assistance for tenants who are sure to face...
As of Friday, Richmond’s General District Court has nearly 1200 evictions scheduled for the month of June. Although the city has an eviction diversion program meant to help people stay in their homes...
More than a dozen states, including South Carolina, Virginia, Texas and Wisconsin, have allowed eviction proceedings to resume. By the beginning of June, more than half of the states will have no...

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