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Free Legal Clinics for Residents Still Dealing With Impact of Harvey (TX)

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Free Legal Clinics for Residents Still Dealing With Impact of Harvey

"The Houston Bar Association is offering four free legal aid clinics later this month for residents still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

The clinics will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 18 and will focus on issues like FEMA claim appeals, landlord/tenant issues, lost paperwork and "contractor abuse," the association stated in a news release.
No appointment is necessary. To qualify, residents must live in Harris County and earn less than 300% of the federal poverty guideline. That's $36,420 for an individual and $75,300 for a family of four, according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

The clinics will be spread throughout the city. The first is at the Southwest Multi-Service Center, at 6400 High Star Drive near Little India in southwest Houston.
The second is at the Mangum-Howell Center in northwest Harris County, at 2500 Frick Road.

The third is at the Northeast Multi-Service Center in Tidwell Park at 9720 Spaulding Street, near Trinity Gardens in the city's northeast side.
The fourth is at 7037 Capitol Street, at the Magnolia Multi-Service Center in Houston's East End.
Houston Volunteer Lawyers — a pro bono service of the Houston Bar Association — will be in attendance, along with volunteers from "law firms and corporate legal departments," according to the news release..."

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