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KARE11 story on real estate nightmare features MMLA attorney

| Posted on November 11, 2016

A local family got burned in a "Contract for Deed" deal. MMLA Attorney Jay Wilkinson weighs in on the KARE11 story. View it here. ...continue reading

Disability Law Center Helps Minnesotans File Federal Class Action Lawsuit

| Posted on August 04, 2016

A group of people with disabilities filed a class action lawsuit in federal district court in Minneapolis on behalf of people with disabilities who are being denied access to homes of their choice. ...continue reading

Oakdale settlement spotlights communication gap between cops, deaf

| Posted on May 19, 2016

A recent settlement of a discrimination complaint against local police highlights communication issues with the hearing-impared. Read more from MPR News... ...continue reading

Minneapolis proposal would force landlords to accept Section 8 housing vouchers.

| Posted on May 16, 2016

From the Star Tribune: "A proposal by two City Council members would make Minneapolis the first city in the metro area to say landlords cannot turn away tenants solely for paying rent with ...continue reading

Disability Law Center Attorney Quoted in Star Tribune Article

| Posted on May 13, 2016

Disability Law Center Attorney Anne Henry is quoted in an article about new federal labor rules for home care providers. Read more.... ...continue reading

Do you have a Minneapolis Housing Choice (or “Section 8”) Voucher?

| Posted on April 13, 2016

Do you have a Minneapolis Housing Choice (or “Section 8”) Voucher? If so, the Minneapolis City Council wants to hear your opinions on using that voucher in the city of Minneapolis. ...continue reading

Legal Aid’s St. Cloud Office Announces Fifth Annual Access to Justice Luncheon

Legal Aid Events | Posted on March 25, 2016

U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger will be the guest speaker at this year's luncheon. Get all the details here. ...continue reading

MMLA report highlighted in Star Tribune editorial

| Posted on February 15, 2016

A recent Star Tribune editorial column reacts to the recent Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid report on TANF and MFIP aid programs. Read it here. ...continue reading

New LSAP report: The Consequence of Doing Nothing

| Posted on February 08, 2016

The Legal Servcies Advocacy Project has published a new report on the affects of inflation on direct assistance to poor families. Click here to read it. ...continue reading

Law Suit Claims State Mismanaged Money

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 01, 2015

From this StarTribune article: "Thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities have been forced needlessly to wait months and even years for community-based services because the state has underspent ...continue reading

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