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Questions about eviction? Our new clinic can help.

Posted Jan 15, 2021

New Legal Help for Tenants Facing Eviction

New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) and the Legal Advice and Referral Center (LARC) will begin offering a free, weekly online Eviction Clinic to the public on January 20.
During the weekly sessions, attorneys and paralegals will provi more

More rental assistance headed to NH

Posted Dec 30, 2020

By Daniela Allee, NH Public Radio
New Hampshire will receive $200 million for emergency rental assistance as part of the federal government’s new COVID-19 relief bill. Eligible renters will receive assistance to pay for rent and utility payments, and any unpaid utility bills or rent. more

Landlords finding way around eviction ban

Posted Dec 22, 2020

By Kyle Stucker, Portsmouth Herald
Local landlords, according to a New Hampshire attorney who represents them, are now successfully using health and safety arguments to “couch” their efforts to evict tenants who are behind on rent because a federal COVID-19 moratorium prevents nonpayment evic more