News about the coronavirus outbreak and what federal, state, and local governments are doing to protect and support residents is changing moment to moment. LaFHAC is here to help you understand how the new information relates to your housing and what support is available.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, LaFHAC offers free legal representation to people facing eviction. In New Orleans, the eviction defense project serves Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. In the Lafayette area, the project serves people in Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermillion Parishes. Anyone in need of an attorney can call LaFHAC at (504) 596-2100, or (877) 445-2100.
Last night the United States Supreme Court struck down the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium, which was protecting millions of renters from eviction and communities across the country from the increased community spread of COVID-19 that evictions will cause…
On August 3rd, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new nationwide moratorium on certain evictions, targeted to communities with high levels of COVID-19 transmission driven by the more contagious Delta variant. This new moratorium was issued after the…
***UPDATE: The CDC issued a new eviction moratorium on August 3rd, which applies to communities with substantial or high risk of COVID-19 transmission and is set to remain in place until October 4th. Please CLICK HERE for detailed information.***
Regularly updated list of available rental assistance resources across Louisiana
How landlords can help tenants stay safe and have access to the things they need to stay housed and thrive in the future.
Facts about fair housing rights during the Covid-19 pandemic and what to do if you believe your rights are violated.
Information about what to do if you’re staying in a hotel and worried about being evicted during Covid-19.
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