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With the Public Health Emergency Ending, What Does That Mean for Evictions?

Street Sense Media ● July 21, 2021

D.C. Council Weighs Allowing More Evictions

Washington City Paper ● May 14, 2021

Appeals Court Sides With D.C. To Authorize The City’s Ban On Eviction Filings

DCIST.com ● May 13, 2021

Workers Report New Problems Claiming Unemployment in the District

Street Sense Media ● January 28, 2021

2020 Legal Aid in the News

Concerns Grow During Delay of Unemployment Benefits in DMV

WUSA9 ● December 30, 2020

Delay for Unemployment Benefits Could Last at Least a Week

WUSA9 ● December 28, 2020

75,000+ in DC Could See Unemployment Benefits Expire on Saturday

WUSA9 ● December 26, 2020

Why People Are Waiting Weeks For Unemployment Benefits

Washington City Paper ● December 17 2020

DC’s Unemployed Testify About Frustrations in Accessing Extension Benefits

WTOP ● December 9, 2020

Going to Court Without a Lawyer was Always Hard. The Pandemic has Made it Much Harder.

Buzzfeed ● May 15, 2020

As Hunger Spreads with Pandemic, Government Takes Timid Steps

The New York Times ● May 13, 2020

COVID-19: What One Class Learned about Philanthropy, Nonprofits and Racial Equity in Real-Time

Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership ● May 12, 2020

What Happens When DC’s Ban on Evictions Ends? It’s a Big Unknown

The DCist ● May 7, 2020

DC Caps Meal Delivery Commissions, Requires Landlords to Accept Rent Payment Plans

The Washington Post ● May 5, 2020

DC Must Halt All Foreclosures and Evictions

The Washington Post ● April 28, 2020

‘I Wish Everyone Was Taking This Seriously’: Apartment Dwellers Struggle With Shared Space During the Pandemic

DCist ● April 22, 2020

Federal Judge Cites Coronavirus in Decision Blocking Trump Admin Cut to Food Stamps

The Hill ● March 13, 2020

More and More DC Residents are Being Sued Over Debt

Washington City Paper ● February 6th, 2020

At Hearing on the Future of Public Housing in DC, More Questions than Answers

The DC Line ● February 5th, 2020

D.C. Tenants Who Went On Strike Last Month Now Face Threat Of Eviction

WAMU ● January 21, 2020

Legal Aid Supervising Attorney Beth Harrison Testifies on the DC Housing Authority Headquarters Redevelopment

WAMU ● January 17, 2020

The Trump Administration Is Getting Sued Over Its New Food Stamps Rule – Legal Aid Society Describes it as “arbitrary and capricious”

Mother Jones ● January 16, 2020

Legal Aid Sues Trump Administration to Stop “Cruel and Ineffective” New Food Stamps Rule

The New York Times ● January 16, 2020

2017 Legal Aid in the News
2015 Legal Aid in the News

Protecting structured settlements in D.C.

Washington Post ● September 11, 2015

2013 Legal Aid in the News

Kirkland & Ellis takes legal work to SW D.C.

Washington Post ● April 21, 2013

2011 Legal Aid in the News
2009 Legal Aid in the News
2006 Legal Aid in the News

Legal Aid Lawyers Move Near Clients

Washington Post ● September 28, 2006

2000 Legal Aid in the News

Associates Buck a Stereotype

Washington Post ● August 7, 2000

1994 Legal Aid in the News

Allan Fisher Dies

Washington Post ● September 23, 1994

Howard C. Westwood, Expert in Airline Law, 84

The New York Times ● March 21, 1994

1967 Legal Aid in the News
1965 Legal Aid in the News

Legal Aid Society Assists More Than 11,000 Persons in Year

Washington Post ● October 26, 1965

Lawyers Lose Bid To Halt Free Aid

Washington Post ● October 9, 1965

Legal Aid Society Fights Lawyers’ Suit

Washington Post ● October 5, 1965

Legal Aid Unit Retains Arnold In Antitrust Suit

Washington Post ● September 21, 1965

3 Lawyers Sue Legal Aid Society, UPO for ‘Siphoning Off Business’

Washington Post ● September 17, 1965

1964 Legal Aid in the News
1962 Legal Aid in the News

30 Years of Legal Aid

Washington Post ● October 19, 1962

1961 Legal Aid in the News

Legal Aid Plans Branch At Howard U.

Washington Post ● April 27, 1961

1960 Legal Aid in the News

Legal Aid Society Serves 6,500

Washington Post ● May 10, 1960

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