The attorneys at Legal Aid work to protect housing rights for low-income homeowners and tenants. Common areas of service include landlord-tenant issues, foreclosure prevention, and fair housing issues. Legal Aid will determine the best way to address the person’s needs by providing advice and counsel, limited action, full representation, or referral to other organizations specializing in the specific subject area.
We advance housing justice for low-income tenants and tenant groups by preventing evictions, preserving affordable housing, improving existing housing conditions and management practices, and protecting low-income tenants’ rights.
We provide extensive services to United States Veterans. Through collaborations with the United Way of Broward County and Operation Sacred Trust, our SSVF (Supportive Services for Veterans) Projects are available to assist Veterans facing homelessness or other issues which impact their housing. In addition to our list of documents required for intake, Veterans should also have their DD-214 available.
Our Foreclosure Prevention and Advocacy Project provides free legal advice, counsel, and representation to income-eligible clients, as deemed appropriate, in the areas of:
Our No Place Like Home Project assists low-income people in Broward County to secure a clear title to their homes. Proof of ownership is important as it allows owners to sell, insure, finance, rent, or reduce taxes on a home. For this purpose our attorneys and partners can help you:
We promote fair housing for eligible Broward County residents. Fair housing laws make it illegal to discriminate in activities related to the sale, rental, or lease of housing. Fair housing laws prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, handicap, sex, familial status or disability. Prohibited practices include:
For eligibility questions call
Before you come into our Office, you must bring all the required documents to complete your intake application. In order to be seen you must set an appointment and bring all the required documents to complete your intake application.
For assistance call:
211 Broward Helpline (veteran facing homelessness)
Broward County Human Rights Section
954-357-7800 | firstname.lastname@example.org
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Housing Discrimination Hotline