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LSAP attorney contributes to Federal Reserve article on small-dollar loan product

| Posted on June 21, 2018

 Legal Services Advocacy Project supervising attorney Ron Elwood recently weighed in on an alternative "payday lending" product. Read more from the Federal Reserve of Minneapolis website here. ...continue reading

Legal Aid Attorney Talks Renters Rights on MPR

| Posted on April 03, 2018

Luke Grundman, the Managing Attorney of MMLA’s housing practice group in Minneapolis, appeared on Minnesota Public Radio yesterday to talk about legal issues for our clients in the current ...continue reading

MMLA Staff Attorney Contributes to MPR Story on Landlord-Renter Conflicts

| Posted on February 22, 2018

Georgina Santos, Staff Attorney in our housing unit, talks about the problems caused by UDs on a tenant's housing record - and the information the UD does NOT give. Listen to/read the Minnesota ...continue reading

Decision for Legal Aid Client Affirms: the Law is Not Optional

| Posted on September 22, 2017

Mr. Matthews lived in a group residential home badly in need of repair. When the ceiling in his room collapsed, he called city inspectors to complain. In response, the housing provider deactivated ...continue reading

School Lunch Study Still Relevant, Requested, now Re-Published

| Posted on May 01, 2017

In repsonse to ongoing school nutrition issues around the country, the Legal Services Advocacy Project's 2014 School Lunch Study is again published as a resource. You can read the report here. ...continue reading

MLSC Publishes Economic Impact Report

| Posted on January 11, 2017

 The Minnesota Legal Services Coalition has published an economic impact study for legal aid efforts in the state. Read the full report here. ...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

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