Stop TX Eviction Launches to Keep Renters Housed

Texas legal aid providers collaborate on one-stop-shop to support Texas renters Millions of Texans are struggling to pay rent and face possible evictions. Stop TX Eviction, a new online portal, is a guide to help tenants understand their legal rights and the remedies available to keep them housed. A project of Texas’ three primary legal … Continue reading Stop TX Eviction Launches to Keep Renters Housed

Texas Legal Aid Agencies Launch Pro Bono Portal For Disaster Help

Thanks to the generous support of the Legal Services Corporation, Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) is proud to announce two important online tools through the new Texas Disaster Legal Help portal to help Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey. Developed in partnership with Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas (LANWT) and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA), these … Continue reading Texas Legal Aid Agencies Launch Pro Bono Portal For Disaster Help

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