Posts Tagged Eviction
Advocates warn an eviction crisis is looming
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 12, 2022
Before the pandemic, Virginia had one of the highest rates for evictions in the country. Now, as Michael Pope reports, some are concerned about a coming crisis.
Lawmakers Working to Iron Out Wrinkles in Eviction Protections
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on August 3, 2021
Lawmakers are back in Richmond trying to figure out how to spend billions of dollars in federal stimulus money. Michael Pope reports the spending bill is also expected to have language aimed at helping guard against evictions.
Federal Pandemic Aid: Advocates Push for Eviction Protections
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 22, 2021
Lawmakers are about to return to Richmond for a special session to determine how to spend more than four billion dollars of federal stimulus money. Some advocates want them to take action to protect people against evictions. Michael Pope reports.
Key Tenant Protection Expiring; New Protections Going into Effect
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 29, 2021
June 30th is the last day a key tenant protection will be in force, even as a federal moratorium on evictions for non-payment continues and new state protections go into effect. Jahd Khalil reports.
Eviction-Related Protections Amendment to Be Considered by General Assembly Monday
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 6, 2020
Governor Ralph Northam is sending lawmakers an amendment to a bill aimed at helping renters during the pandemic. Michael Pope reports.
A Temporary Moratorium on Evictions Will Soon End
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 23, 2020
The Supreme Court of Virginia is ending the eviction moratorium, a move that could spell trouble for people caught up in the economic crisis. Michael Pope reports.
Rent Still a Concern for Many Struggling Economically, But Some Relief Possibly on the Way
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 5, 2020
The Virginia Supreme Court halted evictions Monday while state leaders work on a rent-relief program.
Meanwhile, new data from the Legal Aid Justice Center shows just how tenuous the situation is for many families struggling with the ongoing health and economic crisis.
Michael Pope reports.
You can find the court’s order here. And you can find more information on the report from the Legal Aid Justice Center here.
**Editor’s note: this story has been updated to include the eviction order from the Virginia Supreme Court.