Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Team Co-hosted Deed & Title Clinic with AARP Houston

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Team co-hosted a Deed and Title Clinic with AARP Houston on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The purpose of the clinic was to educate the community on what it means to legally own their homes and allow community members the opportunity to speak to lawyers for free help to resolve … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Team Co-hosted Deed & Title Clinic with AARP Houston

Air Alliance Houston (AAH) Launches Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Report on TxDOT’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP)

On Thursday, June 13th, LSLA community partner Air Alliance Houston held a press conference announcing a report on a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) that considers the wide-ranging health impacts of Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s proposed I-45 expansion project, also known as the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), on communities along the I-45 N … Continue reading Air Alliance Houston (AAH) Launches Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Report on TxDOT’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP)

June is National Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate, promote, and reflect on the American Dream - owning your own home. Homeownership provides social and financial stability, builds communities, and helps improve the national economy. While most Americans dream of owning a home, obstacles such as student loans, credit card debt, poor credit, interest rates, … Continue reading June is National Homeownership Month

Financial Exploitation is the Most Common Form of Elder Abuse

While emotional abuse, physical abuse, neglect and abandonment are frequently used forms of elder abuse, financial exploitation is the most common and fastest growing form of elder abuse. Anyone can take advantage of the elderly whether they are a caretaker, a family member, neighbors, attorneys, bank employees, doctors, or nurses. The mistreatment of vulnerable adults … Continue reading Financial Exploitation is the Most Common Form of Elder Abuse

HPD Victim Services Unit Cross Training: Justice for Crime Survivors

HOUSTON, TX – Lone Star Legal Aid’s Crime Victims Unit attorney Zelda Howell and social worker Ashleigh Cormier hosted the Justice for Crime Survivors presentation on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the downtown Houston Police Department (HPD). The presentation covered specific methods to approach and handle cases dealing with survivors of crime. After victimization, the … Continue reading HPD Victim Services Unit Cross Training: Justice for Crime Survivors