North Carolina H.O.P.E. Program Announced

North Carolina H.O.P.E. Program Announced

Late last week, North Carolina's Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Eviction program (H.O.P.E.) was announced and is now accepting applications. H.O.P.E. is a statewide initiative that may provide rent and utility assistance to eligible low- and moderate-income...

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Two More L&B Attorneys Admitted to GA Bar

Two More L&B Attorneys Admitted to GA Bar

Last July we announced that Loebsack & Brownlee was moving into the Peach State, and we're proud to announce that the number of attorneys we have practicing in Georgia keeps growing! Hans Dara, Partner, and Will Brownlee, Of Counsel, have recently been admitted to...

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LGBTQ+ Fair Housing Q&A

LGBTQ+ Fair Housing Q&A

LGBTQ+ and Discrimination in Housing What is Fair Housing? The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities. Additional...

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New CARES Act Requirements

New CARES Act Requirements

You may recall new North Carolina requirements relating to eviction cases and CARES Act compliance.  Following up on that, Emergency Directive 18 from the Chief Justice states: In all summary ejectment proceedings filed pursuant to Article 3, Chapter 42 of the North...

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A day in the life… with Shanae Auguste

A day in the life… with Shanae Auguste

Here is a behind the scenes look with recently promoted Partner Shanae Auguste. What time do you get up in the morning? It varies depending on where (or whether) I have court that morning. However, on the mornings I don’t have court, I typically get up around 7:00...

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Latest Order from Fulton County Georgia

The Honorable Harold D. Melton, as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, issued an Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency pursuant to OCGA §38-3-61. Due to the continuing statewide emergency, on April 6, 2020, the Order was extended until May 13,...

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