Legal groups request moratorium on eviction, debt collection cases in Nebraska amid coronavirus

News Story (Nebraska)

Christopher Burbach
Omaha World-Herald
March 19, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Debt Collection, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid of Nebraska


Organizations that represent low-income tenants and debtors in Nebraska courts asked the chief justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court to halt eviction and debt collection court proceedings statewide. The groups want Chief Justice Mike Heavican to “impose an immediate statewide moratorium on eviction and consumer … debt collection proceedings due to the COVID-19 public health emergency,” according to a press release sent by one of the organizations, Legal Aid of Nebraska.