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Biden rolls out massive ‘Rescue Plan’

People would get another $1,400 in direct payments, in addition to the $600 Congress approved last month, under a sweeping proposal for economic and...
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Latest relief bill adds rental assistance, allows landlords to apply directly

Nevada is expected to receive around $206 million from the latest federal relief package for rental and utility assistance, Treasurer Zach Conine told the...

City pushing property owner to oust homeless residents

Inside a homeless encampment across the street from James Gay Park near Owens Avenue, residents are reluctantly beginning to gather up belongings and prepare...

Unpaid utility bills are stacking up, assistance programs will likely fall short

With hundreds of thousands of Nevadans still unsure how they will pay next month’s rent, there is still a lot of focus on helping...
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Legal Aid issues FAQs sheet on new eviction moratorium

To avoid confusion around the new eviction moratorium, which went into effect Tuesday, the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is trying to inform...

Mass evictions: The difference between the next Great Depression or the next recovery

For months the most vulnerable families in Nevada have been going to bed anxious and waking up scared. Millions of Americans are unemployed, running...
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New eviction moratorium isn’t automatic, requires tenant action

Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued a new directive preventing most residential evictions, but the order isn’t automatic, requires tenants to submit a declaration to...

Court report shows evictions are spiking in Southern Nevada

When Markeshia Brown was served an eviction notice in November after she fell $3,000 behind in rent, she sent her landlord a declaration from...

Multiple obstructions stand between immigrants and rental assistance

Like many people during the pandemic, Cristina found herself abruptly unemployed for the first time in five years after the embroidery business she worked...

Local governments taken to task for razing encampment

After living in the homeless encampment near the Las Vegas Wash for about eight months, Kady Johnson for the first time in a while...

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