Current Initiatives

Housing Assistance Navigator Outreach Progam

Legal Aid's housing assistance navigators help tenants apply for Rental Relief Assistance and work in partnership with our attorneys to stop evictions.  

Advocates for Credit, Employment and Shelter

Understanding that sometimes combating poverty and injustice requires a coordinated effort, we have partnered with the other Legal Services Corporation of Virginia grantees to fight statewide issues surrounding equal access to credit, employment and housing.  

Campaign to Reduce Evictions 

Given that Hampton Roads has some of the highest eviction rates in the nation, LASEV is present at the public housing dockets for Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Chesapeake, accepting eligible clients for representation on the spot.  We also attend the Aqua Vista and Stuart Gardens dockets in Newport News.  Where private housing is largely unaffordable to our low-income client communities in Hampton Roads, it is vital to help those who have public and subsidized housing maintain it.