COVID-19

Legal advocates say they're starting to see an increase in cases related to the coronavirus pandemic. At Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, family law cases related to domestic violence are rising...
The scam calls you ignored or sent to voicemail might just be a contact tracer. While some phone companies are automatically flagging the number as potential spam, the calls coming from 833-917-2880...
Wisconsin joined numerous states in passing protections against evictions at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, after its moratorium expired in late May, the city of Milwaukee saw a...
A moratorium in Wisconsin expired on May 26. Since then, eviction case filings in Milwaukee have exploded from 61 in May to nearly 1,500 in June, which also marked a 17% increase compared with the...
Desperate residents in Alabama in recent weeks resorted to camping out overnight outside of buildings where they hoped to meet with unemployment staff who could help them. Experts say that many of...
The Oregon Employment Department faces a lawsuit alleging it broke state and federal law in its handling of unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawsuit was filed by the Oregon Law...
Mark Smith is like a lot of landlords these days, "I have tenants behind on rent. We are working like heck, the banks, the government, landlords, tenants all working together to work through this as...
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf extended a statewide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures to Aug. 31 rather than letting it lapse Friday. His decision followed the Pennsylvania Housing Financing...
On June 25th, Governor Steve Sisolak of Nevada signed a directive that all non-payment of rent evictions and foreclosures will be pushed back until September 1st. Rhea Gertken, Directing Attorney of...
Long Beach’s current ban on evictions due to nonpayment — in place since March to protect renters from displacement during the coronavirus pandemic — is set to expire July 31, and it’s unclear...

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