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NHLA Community Guidance for COVID 19 crisis

Posted May 27, 2020

First published March 19, 2020
NHLA offices are closed to the public during the COVID19 health crisis, but our staff members are working, representing current clients, evaluating applications for new clients, monitoring the on-going and ever-changing landscape of benefits to help people facin more

NHLA testimony to the GOFERR Stakeholder Advisory Board, May 7, 2020

Posted May 07, 2020

Click here to read Executive Director Sarah Mattson Dustin's full testimony to the Stakeholder Advisory Board of the Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery. She spoke about the role that civil legal aid can play in helping people who face eviction, domestic violence or denial of benefit more

NHLA applauds Gov. Sununu's protections for Granite Staters affected by COVID-19

Posted Mar 17, 2020

Some of our state’s most vulnerable households will receive critical protections from the financial impacts of COVID-19 under Gov. Sununu’s executive orders issued this morning.   Landlords are immediately prohibited from evicting tenants unable to pay rent due to their financial situat more

NHLA response to the COVID-19 public health crisis

Posted Mar 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2020 – Concord, NH   For more information: Sarah Palermo, NHLA communications manager   New Hampshire Legal Assistance is committed to protecting the basic rights – as well as the health and safety – of low income more