Virginia, Ikea give $4M to boost Legal Aid services for residents facing eviction

News Story (Virginia)

Laura Vozzella
Washington Post
August 31, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services Corporation of Virginia, Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC)


A $4 million initiative to expand legal help to Virginians facing eviction amid the coronavirus pandemic, will be used to hire and support 20 legal aid attorneys for the next two years. The Virginia Poverty Law Center estimates 230,000 evictions will be filed by the end of the year.