MAY 2020 BAR BULLETIN
By Anne Daly
While everyone has been adjusting to sheltering at home the past several weeks your pro bono services department has transitioned to a new, temporary, way of life as well. All of your pro bono services programs are operational and several need you.
The Housing Justice Project is providing advice and advocacy by phone Volunteers are needed to provide phone consultations to tenants about their rights, particularly now with the Governor’s new moratorium. Currently, we are receiving 35-40 calls a day, all from individuals impacted by COVID-19. Most have lost their jobs and are struggling to pay rent. HJP Staff will provide advice and...