Nevada's eviction moratorium was extended to May 31, 2021. In addition, the CDC issued an order temporarily halting residential evictions through June 30, 2021. To be protected, covered tenants facing eviction need to provide a signed declaration to their landlord. For more information about Nevada, view our flyer of frequently asked questions:
View the tenant declaration form and proof of service court form for filing with the court:
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If you live in Las Vegas, you can complete an online guided interview to file an answer to a summary eviction and a proof of service for the declaration by clicking here.
If you've received an eviction notice due to nonpayment of rent, view our flyer for additional information and resources:
Clark County's CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) is available to help with housing and utility payments. Click here to learn more or apply.
Small Business Legal Advice Project
We created a new program to help small businesses struggling as a result of COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions. To learn more about our Small Business Legal Advice Project, including how to apply for a free attorney consultation, click here.
Legal & Financial Toolkit
We continuously update our Legal & Financial Toolkit that covers important issues many of us will face during these unprecedented times, such as employment, housing, paying bills, and more. Click below to access the toolkit:
Learn about a number of issues increasingly relevant as a result of the financial destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated shutdowns. Peter Aldous of our Consumer Rights Project discusses credit reporting, credit repair, debt collection, collection exemptions, bankruptcy, foreclosure, and loan modification in the video above. Find the slides from this presentation here:
Taxes & Unemployment
Income earned from unemployment benefits is taxable, as are any benefits received along with unemployment such as Federal Unemployment Compensation and Lost Wages Assistance. Economic Impact Payments (or stimulus checks) are not taxable. For more details about taxes and unemployment, view our flyer of frequently asked questions:
We created a sheet of frequently asked questions for individuals who do not file tax returns. This sheet will help you understand whether you are eligible to receive a stimulus check and the steps you need to take to receive one. Click below to view our Stimulus Check FAQ sheet:
The Civil Law Self-Help Center is open Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Connect with the Center by phone at 702-671-3976 and via online chat. Chat is available when you see the blue “Chat” box in the lower right of the screen. In-person operations at the Center have resumed. Note all visiting customers must wear masks, and only one person per party is permitted inside the Center at a time. If your matter is not an emergency, and if you have access to a phone or the internet, you are encouraged to connect with the Civil Law Self Help Center by phone or online chat at www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org.
Virtual Town Hall Series
Legal Aid Center offered a series of virtual town halls that addressed critical legal subjects for individuals affected by COVID-19.
If you missed any of our town halls, you can visit our YouTube channel for videos covering what you should do if you cannot pay rent, what you need to know about entering into a repayment plan with your landlord, and more by clicking here.
For information about our Community Legal Education Classes and to access the schedule and remote login information (by computer or phone), click here.
For information about our Ask-A-Lawyer Program, click here.
For information and updates from the CDC, go to www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html.