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City’s fight with unlicensed landlord highlights risks for low-income renters – KSTP

When a tenant is ordered to vacate in an unusual way, KSTP consults Legal Aid’s Julia Zwak about eviction law.

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid selects new leader

Following a nationwide search that began in October, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid’s Board of Directors confirmed Milo Mumgaard as the organization’s pick to take the reins as executive director.

Squeezed, Hounded and Harassed – MN Women’s Press

Twenty-four years after first publishing “Squeezed, Hounded, and Harassed,” Minnesota Women’s Press interviews Housing Discrimination Attorney Elana Dahlager.

Legal Aid in the community helps neighbors become citizens

Waite House, our newest community clinic in South Minneapolis, plays host to those seeking U.S. citizenship and Legal Aid lawyers who can help them!

A tangled web: Minnesota’s post-COVID Medicaid ‘unwinding’ requires patience, compassion – Minnesota Medicine

Legal Aid Attorney Ralonda Mason gives her take on the Medicaid unwind process. She describes the emotional toll on clients, as she and Legal Aid’s Project Care team determine who qualifies for affordable health coverage and who doesn’t.

20 years-old and sued for $40K

When Asha* came to us for help, she was being sued for $40,000. Attorney Beth Goodell, who leads Legal Aid’s consumer unit, describes how her young client was suddenly saddled with enormous debt because of an abusive ex-boyfriend.

Youth Law Project helps student escape pain

Pheng Thao’s client, a high schooler without parents, had a health crisis that required a legal solution.

Client’s rent skyrockets from $75 a month to $22,000

It was clear the Housing Authority had miscalculated our client’s benefits. But, Housing Attorney Courtney Arthur found that proving it wasn’t going to be a quick fix.

Nationwide search underway for executive director

As Executive Director Danielle Shelton-Walczak steps down, the search begins for the next leader of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid.

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