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When Congress passed its latest COVID-19 relief bill just before the new year, it included language that extended a federal eviction moratorium through the end of January. Paired with that extension...
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...
The pandemic has put many Iowans face to face with eviction. But a new partnership has saved hundreds of people facing homelessness in Polk County. “We are concerned about people moving into...
The pandemic has put many Iowans face to face with eviction. But a new partnership has saved hundreds of people facing homelessness in Polk County. “We are concerned about people moving into...
Evictions have spiked in Iowa’s most populous county over the past several weeks as coronavirus-related eviction bans expired . But housing advocates have helped dozens of tenants like Green through...
A proposed order issued this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that would temporarily prohibit landlords from evicting tenants unable to pay rent likely won’t halt all evictions...
Ask Todd Nuccio, Iowa’s state court administrator, how the pandemic is going to impact renters, and he’ll tell it to you bluntly: Iowa might soon be staring down an “eviction tsunami.” Across the...
One in five renters is at risk of eviction by the fall, with the undocumented, people of color and low-income renters most vulnerable, according to the report. "I expect that we are going to see a...
Twenty-two evictions in Polk County were entered this month by the court despite clear violations of the CARES Act or the Iowa eviction moratorium, according to data from Iowa Legal Aid. Iowa Legal...
The Iowa Supreme Court issued a supervisory order expressing gratitude for the Iowa COVID-19 Legal Advice Hotline and actively encouraging all Iowa lawyers to provide free or low-cost legal...

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