Hoarder receives hope for the holidays

Feature (Tennessee)

Hoarder receives hope for the holidays

December 20, 2014 | Jessica Bliss | Tennessean, The
Recently, faced with the threat of eviction and homelessness due to conditions in his home resulting from his hoarding behavior, [veteran Gary] Jackson received help from Legal Aid of Middle Tennessee.
Tags: Health Care | Housing: Homelessness | Seniors | Veterans

Push to Provide Lawyers in New York City Housing Court Gains Momentum

Feature, News Story (New York)

Push to Provide Lawyers in New York City Housing Court Gains Momentum

December 16, 2014 | Mireya Navarro | New York Times (NYT)
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing strategy to help tenants remain in rent-regulated apartments, the lack of counsel in Housing Court is drawing increased attention.
Tags: Courts | Disability: Mental Health | Disability: Physical | Funding: State & Local | Housing: Homelessness | Minorities: Racial/Ethnic | Seniors | Women

Big Ideas in Social Change, 2014

Blog Post (NATIONAL)

Big Ideas in Social Change, 2014

December 11, 2014 | Tina Rosenberg | New York Times (NYT)
NYT Opinionator blog Fixes column cites medical-legal partnerships as one of the biggest ideas in social change of 2014.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Children & Juvenile | Disability: Mental Health | Disability: Physical | Health Care | Medical-Legal Partnerships | Minorities: Racial/Ethnic | Seniors | Veterans | Women