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Kansas Legal Services Press Releases

85 Press Releases
  • Published on July 29, 2021 - 16:09 GMT

    Rental, utility assistance available in Kansas NOW

    Watch this short video about the Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance program. Statewide program granting Kansas tenants, landlords $3 million per week Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the state’s housing finance agency, has provided $21,670,326. …

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  • Published on July 27, 2021 - 16:37 GMT

    Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program provides additional food assistance

    Kansas Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) funds for the 2020-2021 School Year have started distributing and the Thriving Team at Kansas Appleseed hopes to ensure all eligible families receive their funds. P-EBT is a Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program that …

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  • Published on July 21, 2021 - 15:38 GMT

    Legal Outreach Clinic - July 22 1:30 to 4:30

    Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021 Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT Location: CRC Care Center, 455 SE Golf Park Blvd., Topeka, KS

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  • Published on July 16, 2021 - 16:59 GMT

    KLS-New Director of Litigation and Advocacy, Casey Johnson

    Casey Johnson has been selected as the Director of Litigation and Advocacy for KLS.  Casey is beginning to take on some duties as he transitions out of his current job, as Assistant Managing Attorney for KLS- Kansas City.  Among the job duties are  …

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  • Published on July 12, 2021 - 16:30 GMT

    Child tax credit: go to IRS to get your money

    That's where you'll change your status and more. Here is a page that tells you all about the child tax credit. If you're eligible for the child tax credit payments, you should get a head start on calculating how much money you'll get. The …

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  • Published on July 8, 2021 - 19:39 GMT

    Garnishment 101: What is Garnishment and How Can I Stop It?

    What is garnishment? Garnishment is when a debt collector uses the court to take your money away from you. This can only occur after a Judgement has been obtained in Court. You can confirm that this has occurred with the Clerk of the District Court in the …

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  • Published on June 25, 2021 - 01:36 GMT

    Qualify for a child tax credit? New IRS tool can tell

    $3,600 child tax credit payments: IRS launches new tools   The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday launched two new tools to help families find out if they are eligible for up to $3,600-per child tax credits and manage their monthly payments, which are set …

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  • Published on June 24, 2021 - 19:05 GMT

    New Protections for Homeowners with VA Mortgages, Effective July 27

    This article is from the NCLC Digital Library, Many homeowners have received a forbearance on their VA mortgage payments during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the mortgage …

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  • Published on June 24, 2021 - 19:05 GMT

    CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through July 31

    Jemima McEvoy  Forbes    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday extended a federal ban on evictions by one month, temporarily staving off fears for the millions of American renters who are still behind on rent payments. KEY FACTS …

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  • Published on June 24, 2021 - 19:05 GMT

    More Help for Homeowners to Avoid Foreclosure

    Biden-Harris Administration Actions to Prevent Foreclosures In addition to the actions to support tenants and landlords, the Biden-Harris Administration also announced efforts to support homeowners. Three federal agencies that back mortgages –  the …

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  • Published on June 15, 2021 - 14:41 GMT

    Help for college, rent and more now available for former foster kids into their mid-20s

    By Celia Llopis-Jepsen,  Kansas News Service  06/14/2021 Stormy Lukasavage wanted to go to college. So he did his homework on what steps he needed to make it happen, from scholarships to tuition waivers. “It’s always an extra step when you’re in foster …

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  • Published on June 3, 2021 - 17:39 GMT

    FHFA Extends COVID-19 Multifamily Forbearance through September 30, 2021

    Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will continue to offer COVID-19 forbearance to qualifying multifamily property owners through September 30, 2021. The Enterprise programs were set …

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  • Published on June 1, 2021 - 17:46 GMT

    Program has $200 million for renters in Kansas to pay rent and utilities

    Kansans struggling to cover rent and utility payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic may qualify for up to 12 months of emergency assistance, thanks to federal relief. In a news release, the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) and the City of Wichita …

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  • Published on May 13, 2021 - 19:09 GMT

    Homeowner Assistance Fund Part of American Rescue Plan - Update

    UPDATE: Ryan Vincent, the Executive Director of the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation said: The State of Kansas timely applied for the HAF funds through the Governor’s Recovery Office.  They will be designating KHRC to administer the program.  We’re …

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  • Published on May 10, 2021 - 20:11 GMT

    Moms get overdue recognition from Uncle Sam and LinkedIn

    From the Kansas City Star, Sunday, May 9, 2021 by CARLA FRIED It took a global pandemic that hit women especially hard to push LinkedIn to add one of the world’s toughest jobs to its list of career titles: stay-at-home mother. Users can now choose …

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  • Published on May 10, 2021 - 15:17 GMT

    May, 2021: New Driver's License Issues in Kansas

    Watch this video on the changes in Kansas. New changes will help many people get a driver's license back.  The Kansas Legislature passed SB 127, which became effective on May 6, 2021, made some changes that can really help people who have a suspended …

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  • Published on April 28, 2021 - 16:31 GMT

    Legal Outreach Clinic - June 30, Papan's Landing in Topeka

    Provided by Kansas Legal Services with funding from the Shawnee County Advocacy Council on Aging (SCACA)                                     Meet with an attorney for FREE! Kansas Legal Services will be available to meet with community members age 60+ …

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  • Published on April 27, 2021 - 20:31 GMT

    New Support for Kids Aged Out of Foster Care in Kansas

    A new law provides temporary funding and services to help young adults who experienced foster care at age 14 or older and are currently under the age of 27.    Starting immediately and until Sept. 30, 2021, young people under age 22 who exited foster care …

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  • Published on April 27, 2021 - 17:45 GMT

    New law seeks to get thousands of Kansans legally back on the road

    SB 127 addresses some of the issues Kansans are facing with suspended driver’s licenses. By KWCH Staff Published: Apr. 26, 2021 WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - …

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  • Published on April 26, 2021 - 22:35 GMT

    Kansas Tenant Issues and Rights

    This webpage is dedicated to explaining the issues that Kansas tenants might face, as well as their legal rights before, during and after the tenancy. While this webpage is focused on non-federal housing, similar information concerning federal housing can …

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