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Before a disaster strikes

Posted Sep 20, 2018

Whether it's a hurricane, an ice storm, or an apartment fire, disasters can upend the lives of vulnerable low-income families in New Hampshire. Read about one family's experience after an accidental fire here.Below is some important information to consider before a disaster strikes, and some advice more

Margaret's story: How local welfare is supposed to work

Posted Sep 18, 2018

Today we have a guest blog from Candace Cappio Gebhart, a paralegal in NHLA's housing and public benefits practices.  Margaret* was an accountant before she became physically unable to work last summer. Facing homelessness if she couldn’t pay rent on the apartment she shared with her teenage more

NHLA Conference: Immigrants in New Hampshire

Posted Sep 14, 2018

Immigrants in New Hampshire: A Two-Part Conference New Hampshire Legal Assistance and NH Housing Finance Authority are co-hosting a two-part conference: Immigrants in New Hampshire. Conference materials are posted at:   Session 1: Immigrants and more

Job Posting: Executive Director

Posted Sep 11, 2018

New Hampshire Legal Assistance Seeks an Executive Director   New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) seeks an Executive Director to lead this award-winning nonprofit legal aid organization, the cornerstone of civil justice for people in poverty throughout New Hampshire.  To address legal more