Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)


The major daily newspaper of Cleveland, OH. It has the largest circulation of any Ohio newspaper. Owned by the Northeast Ohio Media Group.
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News Story

Court orders Cleveland to post signs warning of lead hazards in homes

Rachel Dissell
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
May 24, 2018
The court's ruling comes a year after The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland asked the court to compel Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Public Health Director Merle Gordon to comply with state laws and rules.

Op-Ed

Provide right to counsel in housing cases to reduce evictions, tackle poverty

Hazel Remesch
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
March 2, 2018
When families lack safe, stable housing, many aspects of their lives fall apart. Eviction is a cause, not just a condition, of poverty.

Feature

Battling bad landlords just got tougher

Mark Naymik
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
February 9, 2018
For 40 years, the Cleveland Tenants Organization was one of their few allies, guiding them on how to legally withhold rent from bad landlords and advising them of their rights during the eviction process.

News Story

Cleveland Tenants Organization, out of cash, suspends operations after more than 40 years

Michelle Jarboe
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
February 6, 2018
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, which provides free legal services to low-income clients in civil cases, quickly took over CTO's tenant information hotline.

Op-Ed

The Legal Services Corporation’s meeting in Cleveland reminds us that access to justice is worth fighting for

Lea Kayali
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
August 27, 2017
The truth is, due process is growing harder to come by for many Americans.

News Story

Ohio budget bill ended cash assistance program for people with disabilities

Jackie Borchardt
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
August 7, 2017
The state stopped accepting new applications for the Disability Financial Assistance program July 1 -- a change buried in the 3,300-page state budget bill.

News Story

Law would require nearly all older Cleveland homes to be ‘lead safe’

Rachel Dissell, Brie Zeltner
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
July 23, 2017
Cleveland homes, childcare centers and schools built before 1978 would have to be certified as safe from lead hazards by 2021 under legislation City Councilman Jeff Johnson will introduce next month.

Feature

Lead poisoning lawsuit highlights Cleveland family’s plight to find safe, affordable housing

Rachel Dissell, Brie Zeltner
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
May 29, 2017
The Legal Aid Society sued Cleveland on her behalf last week, in hopes the court will force city officials to follow state lead laws designed to protect children exposed to the brain damaging toxin, often in their homes.

News Story

Legal Aid Society sues Cleveland on behalf of toddler, asks court to make city follow lead poisoning laws

Rachel Dissell, Brie Zeltner
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
May 18, 2017
The city has, for more than six months, failed to protect a toddler it knew was harmed by lead hazards in her West Side rental home, according to the lawsuit.

Op-Ed

Mayor Jackson’s take on Cleveland lead inspections wrongly puts landlord interests over children’s health

Abigail Staudt
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
February 26, 2017
His view elevates the property interest of landlords at the expense of the health of our children, which is unacceptable.

Op-Ed

Cleveland to Donald Trump – the rule of law is worth the fight: Steve Dettelbach

Steve Dettelbach
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
November 20, 2016
With a small staff, Legal Aid secures economic and social justice for our most vulnerable neighbors -- who too often struggle to get a fair shake.

News Story

Not enough low-income housing is being built in better neighborhoods, report finds

Rachel Dissell
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
August 17, 2016
Not enough is being done to help build low-income housing in neighborhoods with betters schools and safer streets, according to a report commissioned on behalf of state legal aid programs.

Other

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland helps low-income tenants and homeowners facing foreclosures and evictions

Jill Sell
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
January 17, 2016
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland is an important resource for helping low-income residents secure and retain decent affordable housing.

News Story

Judge orders notorious Cleveland landlords to pay $4 million to female tenants

Rachel Dissell, Brie Zeltner
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
January 15, 2016
Two brothers are accused dozens of times over the past decade of mistreating tenants.

Editorial

New initiatives give Cleveland-area vets the support and respect they deserve

Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
June 6, 2015
Two recent local initiatives focused on housing, health and justice for wounded warriors is applauded in the editorial.

News Story

Legal Aid, Collaborative call Cleveland police consent decree “comprehensive”

Mary Kilpatrick
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
May 27, 2015
Article covering the reactions in the wake of the consent decree between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Cleveland.

Op-Ed

The Right to Counsel in Civil Cases

Sean Malone
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
December 23, 2014
Sean Malone argues for the right to counsel in civil legal cases.



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