Community Legal Services of Mid Florida

Recent News & Updates

News Article: New York Times

Evictions Soar in Hot Market; Renters Suffer

New York Times article by Shaila Dewan on Aug. 28, 2014 The rising demand for, and tight supply of, apartments means landlords can now afford to be more exacting in their standards, if not outright aggressive in replacing renters with those who can pay more. In the second quarter of this year, the rental vacancy rate sunk to … Read More

News Article: Orlando Sentinel

Citizenship questions threaten ACA coverage

Orlando Sentinel news article by Scott Powers Thousands of Floridians who signed up for Obamacare health insurance might have citizenship or immigration issues that require them to file additional paperwork by Sept. 5, federal officials announced. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services began sending “last-chance” notices last week to Affordable Care Act insurance customers in cases … Read More

News Article

Save the Date – Jazz for Justice 2014

Join us for an evening of music, spirits and camaraderie on October 1st  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Leu Gardens as we honor attorneys from the Volunteer Lawyers Project who have gone the extra mile in bringing justice to Central Florida. Members of the judiciary will be presenting pro bono awards to these attorneys who have given of their … Read More

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