LSLA Offers Help to Texans Facing Evictions

Lone Star Legal Aid announces the launch of its Eviction HELP Project. This project is a self-guided tool that helps Texas renters to fight evictions during the COVID 19 Pandemic. Right now, thousands of renters across Texas are facing evictions. But there are protections for renters. The Eviction HELP Project helps eviction litigants prepare for … Continue reading LSLA Offers Help to Texans Facing Evictions

COVID-19 – Eviction Protections from the CARES Act

What Is The CARES Act? The CARES Act temporarily protects some renters from eviction for nonpayment of rent. It also stops late fees for rent from March 26, 2020 until July 25, 2020. Landlords cannot issue notices to vacate for nonpayment during this time. You still have to pay rent even if your home is … Continue reading COVID-19 – Eviction Protections from the CARES Act

Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Grant from Texas Access to Justice Foundation to Serve Rural Texas

Rural TX - Lone Star Legal Aid was awarded a new grant from Texas Access to Justice Foundation to serve struggling Texans in rural communities. LSLA serves 47 designated rural counties and the remaining 25 counties are designated urban with rural areas. Many communities are long distances from LSLA offices, and they suffer from isolation, … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Grant from Texas Access to Justice Foundation to Serve Rural Texas

Texas Legal Aid Providers Ready to Assist Low-Income Renters and Borrowers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Clarissa Ayala | Communications Director Lone Star Legal Aid | 832-627-8404 | cayala@lonestarlegal.org Shelby Alexander | Communications Director | Texas RioGrande Legal Aid 512-374-2717 | salexander@trla.org Shelby Jean | Director of Communications | Legal Aid of Northwest Texas 817-339-5384 | jeans@lanwt.org Meghan Lee | Communications Manager | Texas Legal Service Center | 281-705-4973 | mlee@tlsc.org … Continue reading Texas Legal Aid Providers Ready to Assist Low-Income Renters and Borrowers During Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19 – Evictions in Texas – 12th Emergency Order

Texas Legal Aid Providers Offer Housing Resources┬áDuring Coronavirus Pandemic As a new month approaches, many people across Texas are still reeling from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and are struggling to make rent. The Texas Supreme Court issued its 12th emergency order extending the statewide eviction trial moratorium to help Texans unable to … Continue reading COVID-19 – Evictions in Texas – 12th Emergency Order