NO MORE EVICTIONS – New federal protections on evictions announced

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an order on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, protecting low to moderate-income renters from eviction for nonpayment of rent throughout the remainder of 2020. The order’s eviction moratorium protects only renters who meet all of the following: The renter must expect to earn no more than $99,000 … Continue reading NO MORE EVICTIONS – New federal protections on evictions announced

Lone Star Legal Aid Launches Eviction Right to Counsel Project

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid is working with a coalition of eviction defenders in partnership with Harris County and the City of Houston to offer a pilot program, the Eviction Right to Counsel Project, in certain jurisdictions - on a small scale. The coalition is comprised of Lone Star Legal Aid, Houston Volunteer … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Launches Eviction Right to Counsel Project

Evictions Cancelled for 2020 – FB Live Info Session September 2, 2020, at 1:00 PM CST

Houston, Texas - Lone Star Legal Aid is hosting a Facebook Live event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 1:00 PM CST to discuss the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s order preventing eviction for the remainder of 2020. Leaders in their field, Dana Karni, manager of LSLA’s Eviction Right to Counsel Project, and Jon-Ross … Continue reading Evictions Cancelled for 2020 – FB Live Info Session September 2, 2020, at 1:00 PM CST

Lone Star Legal Aid on Harris County & City of Houston Housing Stability Task Force

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid’s Dana Karni, Managing Attorney of the Eviction Right to Counsel unit, has been appointed to the Harris County and the City of Houston’s Housing Stability Task Force. With sixteen years' experience, Ms. Karni’s practice covers cases in Justice of the Peace courts, state civil courts, and includes federal … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid on Harris County & City of Houston Housing Stability Task Force