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Before a disaster strikes

Posted Sep 20, 2018

Whether it's a hurricane, an ice storm, or an apartment fire, disasters can upend the lives of vulnerable low-income families in New Hampshire. Read about one family's experience after an accidental fire here.Below is some important information to consider before a disaster strikes, and some advice ...read more

Margaret's story: How local welfare is supposed to work

Posted Sep 18, 2018

Today we have a guest blog from Candace Cappio Gebhart, a paralegal in NHLA's housing and public benefits practices.  Margaret* was an accountant before she became physically unable to work last summer. Facing homelessness if she couldn’t pay rent on the apartment she shared with her teenage ...read more

NHLA Conference: Immigrants in New Hampshire

Posted Sep 14, 2018

Immigrants in New Hampshire: A Two-Part Conference New Hampshire Legal Assistance and NH Housing Finance Authority are co-hosting a two-part conference: Immigrants in New Hampshire. Conference materials are posted at: http://www.nhhfa.org/events   Session 1: Immigrants and ...read more

Job Posting: Executive Director

Posted Sep 11, 2018

New Hampshire Legal Assistance Seeks an Executive Director   New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) seeks an Executive Director to lead this award-winning nonprofit legal aid organization, the cornerstone of civil justice for people in poverty throughout New Hampshire.  To address legal ...read more