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Community Legal Aid advises that navigating the world of taxes is more complex this year for low-income Ohioans. “There are a number of new things to consider when filing your tax returns this year...
Legal Aid tackles problems client by client and systemically. At age 115, the society is believed to be the nation’s fifth oldest organization and Cuyahoga County’s only one giving free...
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many people are still without jobs or are making less money than before. This in turn is causing people to not be able to pay rent and possibly face eviction...
Hundreds of Wayne County residents have faced evictions during the pandemic despite the CDC moratorium, and hundreds more may be evicted if it expires at the end of the month, advocates say. The CDC...
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...
Early in the pandemic, on the verge of turning 70, Susan Steels lost her long-time job as a chef. Meanwhile, her partner’s business of party planning went the way of most parties, and he had a stroke...
A nationwide eviction ban was supposed to protect tenants like Tawanda Mormon, who was forced out of her two-bedroom apartment last month in Cleveland. The 46-year-old, who was hospitalized in August...
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...
Advocates for domestic violence survivors say domestic abuse is increasing in Ohio due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Legal Aid of Western Ohio, there are tens of thousands of domestic...
Cleveland DSA’s eviction-prevention door-knocking campaign has been happening biweekly for the past two months. As of mid-September, the group had used Cleveland Housing Court records to find, and...

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