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NHLA Community Guidance for COVID 19 crisis

Posted Mar 19, 2020

Updated April 2, 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 facing crisis, 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

Study: NH's work requirements don't work

Posted Feb 14, 2020

A new study concludes that New Hampshire’s attempt to avoid Arkansas’ missteps in implementing Medicaid work requirements were no better - and equally dangerous.   Kay Drought, NHLA managing attorney and litigation director, and Dawn McKinney, our policy director,& more