Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Texas Bar Foundation Grant to Support Eviction Right to Counsel Initiative

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation that will support its Eviction Right to Counsel initiative. The concept of the program came to fruition after the pandemic pushed Houston and the rest of America into an eviction crisis. The Eviction Right to Counsel initiative  … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Texas Bar Foundation Grant to Support Eviction Right to Counsel Initiative

Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7, 2020, and December 15, 2020, for all Other Health Plans

Healthcare.gov is now open for enrollment, re-enrollment, or changes to your health plan! All enrollments, re-enrollments, and changes must be made by December 15, 2020. Please note this deadline is different for Medicare Part D. The Medicare Part D open enrollment period ends December 7, 2020. The Medicare plan in place December 8, 2020, will … Continue reading Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7, 2020, and December 15, 2020, for all Other Health Plans

Lone Star Legal Aid to Host Daily Live Presentations During Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week, November 9-13, 2020

Every year, Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week offers the opportunity for legal aid programs, bar associations, law schools, and more, to amplify awareness of civil legal aid available to veterans. This year, LSLA is excited to announce that it is part of the Texas Veterans Legal Coalition working with several other legal aid programs throughout … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid to Host Daily Live Presentations During Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week, November 9-13, 2020

Stop TX Eviction Launches to Keep Renters Housed

Texas legal aid providers collaborate on one-stop-shop to support Texas renters Millions of Texans are struggling to pay rent and face possible evictions. Stop TX Eviction, a new online portal, is a guide to help tenants understand their legal rights and the remedies available to keep them housed. A project of Texas’ three primary legal … Continue reading Stop TX Eviction Launches to Keep Renters Housed

Economic Impact Payment Nonfiler Registration Extended to November 21, 2020

The IRS announced yesterday that they were extending the amount of time Americans have to request their Economic Impact Payment (stimulus) to November 21, 2020.  This applies to people who didn’t have to file a 2019 tax return, who didn’t get their payment or register for it.   If you have already completed the non-filer portal … Continue reading Economic Impact Payment Nonfiler Registration Extended to November 21, 2020