Connecting Kids to Medical Coverage January Blog Series Announcement

Overview There are 623,000 children without health insurance in Texas. Those who lack insurance coverage typically experience far-worse health status than those insured. Uninsured children in Texas may be able to get low-cost health care from Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or no-cost health care from Children’s Medicaid. Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) has a … Continue reading Connecting Kids to Medical Coverage January Blog Series Announcement

Eviction Protections Set to Continue in 2021

With at least 4 million Texans having filed for unemployment since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in eviction cases as well. Tenants and landlords have been awaiting an update on the federal moratorium on evictions. The moratorium has now been extended until March 31, 2021. The Texas Eviction Diversion … Continue reading Eviction Protections Set to Continue in 2021

The Season of Gifting: Holiday Scams to Avoid While Online Shopping and Gift Giving

In 2018, there were over 65,000 victims reported in the United States totally $184 million in losses. These days, scammers are very clever with their tricks. Holiday crooks can spoil your celebrations when they steal your personal information. Seasonal deals are what we long for, but if they seem too good to be true, they … Continue reading The Season of Gifting: Holiday Scams to Avoid While Online Shopping and Gift Giving

Evictions Update for 2021 – FB Live Info Session December 10, 2020, at 12:00 PM CST

Houston, Texas – Lone Star Legal Aid is hosting a Facebook Live event on Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 12:00 PM CST to discuss the Center for Disease Control and Prevention order preventing eviction for the remainder of 2020. As the end of the year rounds the corner, Texas tenants are anxious about their rights … Continue reading Evictions Update for 2021 – FB Live Info Session December 10, 2020, at 12:00 PM CST

The Coastal Texas Study is Open for Public Comment: Learn About the $20 Billion Plan for the Gulf Coast and How to Make Your Voice Heard

The Coastal Texas Study is a proposal from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to spend approximately $20 billion to protect the Texas Gulf Coast from flooding during storms and from rising sea levels. Its impacts will be broad, and affect many aspects of life on the Gulf Coast. The US Army Corps of … Continue reading The Coastal Texas Study is Open for Public Comment: Learn About the $20 Billion Plan for the Gulf Coast and How to Make Your Voice Heard