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September 23, 2013 - 3:21 pm

Notice of Idaho Legal Aid reduction of services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.Boise, Idaho - September 23, 2013Idaho Legal Aid Services (ILAS) is the primary provider of civil legal services to low income victims of domestic...

July 31, 2013 - 2:42 pm

Boise, Idaho - July 31, 2013   Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of our Online Intake system. Prospective clients can now apply for our services at any time. This interactive application, available through...

July 25, 2013 - 3:33 pm

Below is a link to Idaho Legal Aid's Summer Fair Lending Newsletter, which contains timely information and tips for housing providers, consumers, attorneys, and service providers.  Topics include:An update on the National Mortgage Settlement,A...

July 24, 2013 - 8:33 am

Coeur d' Alene, Idaho - July 23, 2013 After more than 30 years on Sherman Avenue, Idaho Legal Aid Services is moving to new office space in Coeur d'Alene. Starting July 29, 2013, the new location will be 610 W. Hubbard Street, Suite 219. Telephone and fax...

July 16, 2013 - 9:23 am

Idaho Legal Aid, with the assistance of a grant from the State of Idaho and its National Mortgage Settlement funds, is pleased to offer free legal services to low income homeowners facing foreclosure.  If you own a home in Idaho that is at risk of...

April 9, 2013 - 10:25 am

If you’re a victim of identity theft or know someone who is, the Federal Trade Commission has a new video designed to help facilitators who assist consumers in repairing their identity.  Helping Victims of Identity Theft is the latest addition to the FTC...

February 12, 2013 - 10:42 am

Consumers Should Check Their Credit Reports for Free Using AnnualCreditReport.com A Federal Trade Commission study of the U.S. credit reporting industry found that five percent of consumers had errors on one of their three major credit reports that could...

February 11, 2013 - 2:15 pm

Millions of Americans have mistakes on their credit reports, some of which are serious enough to lower credit scores and result in worse credit offers, a new government study finds.Read More...

October 29, 2012 - 9:41 am

Six months after finalizing the landmark $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement, the District of Columbia and the 49 states who were parties to the settlement have been allocating and distributing their respective shares of the $2.5 billion that was...

October 17, 2012 - 11:52 am

The U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division has an office dedicated to ensuring that employers are not discriminating against work-authorized individuals based on their national origin or immigration status. It is unlawful to fire or refuse to hire...

October 5, 2012 - 8:01 am

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Justice Department announced criminal charges Thursday against 91 people who allegedly received about $430 million through wide-ranging Medicare fraud.Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen...

September 13, 2012 - 10:52 am

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal jury has ordered the city of Boise to pay $1 million to an organization that helps homeless people for discriminating against women and children and retaliating against the organization when board members complained. Read more...

August 15, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Washington DC –According to a recent survey conducted by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), local legal aid programs expect to reduce staffing by nearly 750 employees in 2012, including 350 attorneys, because of funding cuts. This represents a reduction of...

July 30, 2012 - 9:51 am

Department of JusticeOffice of Public AffairsFriday, July 27, 2012The Justice Department today announced an agreement with a California municipality and a homeowners’ association to resolve allegations of discrimination on the basis of familial status in...

July 25, 2012 - 11:32 am

Department of JusticeOffice of Public AffairsWednesday, July 18, 2012WASHINGTON – Cincinnati landlord Henry E. Bailey agreed to the entry of an $855,000 civil judgment against him, after admitting that he violated the Fair Housing Act as alleged in a...