New Orleans renters, jobless due to coronavirus, face first of the month: ‘It’s a grim situation’

News Story (Louisiana)

Chad Calder
Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
March 29, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS)


Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is already seeing cases in which landlords have illegally locked tenants out of their homes.  Staff attorney Hannah Adams said landlords should work with tenants on structured payment plans without interest charges, nothing that with mortgage forbearance already in place, “no one is going to get foreclosed on right now because their tenant isn’t paying their rent.”