Galveston Tenants Sue HUD in Washington, D.C.

Galveston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid is going to Washington, D.C. to fight for Sandpiper Cove tenants in Galveston, Texas. On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, LSLA’s Fair Housing team and housing civil rights lawyers Mike Daniel and Laura Beshara of Daniel & Beshara, P.C. filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing and … Continue reading Galveston Tenants Sue HUD in Washington, D.C.

Lone Star Legal Aid Launches its Online Intake in Spanish & Vietnamese

Lone Star Legal Aid’s online intake is now available in Spanish and Vietnamese. According to the Texas Tribune, “Of the nearly 24 million people in Texas five years or older, 65 percent speak only English at home. The rest speak more than 160 languages combined.” Spanish and Vietnamese are numbers 1 and 2 in the … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Launches its Online Intake in Spanish & Vietnamese

Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Grant to Expand its Military and Veteran Services Statewide

Lone Star Legal Aid was awarded an emergency grant to expand its military and veteran services to all of Texas. Lone Star Legal Aid’s Military Veterans Unit (MVU) provides free civil legal services to low-income United States military veterans, their dependents, and surviving spouses- now, throughout the State of Texas.  The MVU can help with … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Grant to Expand its Military and Veteran Services Statewide

Lone Star Legal Aid Announces LSLA CARES, a Property Research and Documentation Tool

Lone Star Legal Aid is pleased to announce LSLA CARES, a property research and documentation tool that will help tenants search the many public databases currently available to find out if your property is subject to the CARES Act.  The CARES Act temporarily protects some renters from eviction for nonpayment of rent. It also stops … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Announces LSLA CARES, a Property Research and Documentation Tool

Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund Grant

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid announces a new grant provided by the Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund. This grant is made possible as a result of the United Way of Greater Houston and the Greater Houston Community Foundation, standing together to help support those impacted by COVID-19 and those who may be impacted … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund Grant