Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Qualify for LSC-Funded Services

More than 60 million Americans are now eligible for civil legal assistance at the legal aid offices funded by LSC, recently released U.S. Census Bureau data show. These Americans had incomes at or below 125 percent of the federal poverty line—$13,613 for an individual and $27,938 for a family of four.

Read LSC Chairman John Levi’s statement on the new poverty data.

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Posted: September 30, 2011