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Experiment with post-Harvey housing helps far fewer than expected

Rebecca Elliott, James Drew
Houston Chronicle
March 9, 2018
Rather than muscling up its program for short-term housing, FEMA called on the state of Texas to help find trailers, lease apartments and repair flood victims’ homes.

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Disaster victim activists concerned about FEMA’s fairness, transparency

Mike Snyder
Houston Chronicle
January 25, 2018
Cases have fueled persistent concerns about the fairness and transparency of FEMA's process for determining who qualifies for help in the first, crucial months after a disaster.

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Residents say landlords take advantage of their undocumented status

Lomi Kriel, Roque Planas
Houston Chronicle, Huffington Post
October 26, 2017
In the aftermath of one of the nation's most destructive natural disasters, stories like those of the Rockport residents show how the region's more than half a million immigrants without legal status are often left most vulnerable.

Op-Ed

Lawyers step up to help disaster survivors

Hilarie Bass
Houston Chronicle
October 23, 2017
But as the interest in the story wanes, legal needs for the people affected by these storms are just beginning to surface. Disaster survivors' legal problems can be lengthy and complicated. That is where lawyers can help.

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Post-Harvey rental disputes mount

Nancy Sarnoff
Houston Chronicle
September 26, 2017
The Houston Housing Authority, which owns the building, said it asked residents to leave because of health and safety concerns.

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Displaced by fire, legal aid attorneys shift to Harvey shelters

Mike Snyder
Houston Chronicle
September 4, 2017
Attorneys gather at Houston shelters after office burns from electric issue.

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Will past FEMA problems resurface in Harvey recovery?

Mike Snyder
Houston Chronicle
September 4, 2017
The challenges facing FEMA's employees and contractors after Harvey are so overwhelming that the definition of success must be reconsidered.

Op-Ed

Lawyers must fulfill their duty to society

Jack Balagia
Houston Chronicle
March 15, 2016
Providing services pro bono or helping to fund legal aid for the poor is a fundamental tenet of justice.

Op-Ed

Legal aid for our veterans: Now it’s our turn

Nathan L. Hecht, William H. McRaven
Houston Chronicle
November 6, 2015
To help commemorate Veterans Day, legal aid lawyers across the state will hold special clinics and workshops during Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week through Friday to help veterans with legal problems.

Op-Ed

Texas truancy law handcuffs kids’ future

Deborah Fowler
Houston Chronicle
December 26, 2014
It has become apparent that Texas is too quick to refer children to the criminal justice system - and too slow to ask: Why?



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