The CDC issued an order temporarily halting residential evictions through December 31, 2020. To be protected, covered tenants facing eviction should provide a signed declaration to their landlord.
View a packet that includes instructions for both tenants and landlords and a declaration with proof of service by clicking here.
Sample declaration forms can also be found in Spanish, Mandarin, Tagalog, and 17 other languages by clicking here.
Slides from our presentation about the CDC order and the declaration can be viewed or downloaded byclicking here.
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 CDC 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:
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 can be reached at 702-671-3976. The Civil Law Self-Help Center's temporary new hours are Monday through Thursday (excluding holidays), 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A limited number of people are allowed inside and in-person visits are limited to those with essential needs. More information is available on their website, 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.