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COVID-19 & Rights of Renters: CDC Eviction Ban FAQ


Is there a nationwide eviction ban?

The CDC has issued an order banning many, but not all, evictions through December 31, 2020.

 

How do I know if I qualify?

You might qualify if the following is true for you:

VA pension

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) for Surviving Spouses and Children

Summary

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a tax-free monthly benefit paid by the VA to eligible survivors of the following:
 

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"Service Animals" and "Assistance Animals:" What Are My Rights?

Learn about the federal laws that support people in need of a service animal.

Overview of Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

A brief overview of SCRA legal protections for activated servicemembers, with links to more details.
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Tax Filing Tips and Tax Credits

Lots of money flows at tax time. And everyone wants a piece of it. Be smart and keep all of your refund. Here are our simple tips for holding onto your hard-earned money.
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A Servicemember’s Guide to Student Loan Interest Rates

Since August 14, 2008, the Higher Education Opportunity Act has also made it possible for servicemembers to use the SCRA to have their interest rate reduced to six (6) percent on federal student loans that were taken prior to their entry into active duty.
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Identity Theft: Self-Help Tools

Things you can do to restore your credit and avoid collections after someone has stolen your identity.
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TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families)

TANF provides a basic monthly income to families who have few other resources. The program used to be called AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children). It may be called something else in your state.
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Where to find Social Service Providers

Where to get help with non-legal problems.

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Calculating Military Retirement Pay

The Department of Defense has created a special website page to help individuals calculate how much military retirement pay will be available to them.