LouisianaLouisiana

Subsidized Housing (Section 8)

Know Your Rights

Click on the item below that matches your legal problem. 
Help us improve this site - click here to take our survey!
Please see the Disclaimer on this site.  The information on this site is not guaranteed to be up-to-date. The information on this web site cannot replace the advice of legal counsel from a competent attorney licensed in your state.
  • Appealing an Eviction - What Rights Do I Have?

    Questions and answers about how to appeal an eviction. Be sure to read other items on LawHelp that talk about evictions and what you can do if your landlord is trying to evict you. Some items are located under the label "Know Your Rights" and some are under "Self Help." Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
  • Flood and Fire Victims' Rights as Tenants

    Common questions asked by tenants who suffer flood or fire damage. Check out also the item on this site about getting your landlord to make repairs: "Repairs: what can I do when my landlord won't make them." Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
  • HANO Home Ownership Program

    Find out more about HANO's home ownership programs. Content Detail

    By:
    HANO - Housing Authority of New Orleans
  • Housing Voucher Tenants with Disabilities

    What you should know if you have a housing voucher and someone in your family is disabled. Information about how to cut your rent and about special rights for disabled tenants. Content Detail

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
  • Public Housing Overview

    See this outline of public housing programs and how they work. Content Detail

    By:
    National Housing Law Project
  • Housing Authority of New Orleans

    Affordable housing resorces for low-income citizens. Content Detail

    By:
    Hano.org
  • How to Get Legal Help/Como Obtener Ayuda Legal

    Information in English and Spanish about how to get help from programs that offer free help to qualified people. Lea aquí para aprender cómo obtener ayuda gratis con problemas legales, ayuda de los programas para las personas de ingresos bajos. Content Detail

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Practical Advice on Housing Law

    This ABA webpage offers "Practical Law" information on different legal problems, including housing problems such as buying, selling or renting. Content Detail

    By:
    American Bar Association
  • Expungement: Basic Information and Online Forms

    Here is an information guide, which has a link to a computer program you can use to create basic court forms for some types of Expungement requests. The guide is called a "LibGuide" (short for Library Guide or Librarian Guide) because it also can help librarians help other people. The LibGuide has general information plus a link to a computer program a person can use to create basic court forms for some types of expungement requests. Content Detail

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • Leases--Common Questions

    Questions and answers about leases and what a tenant should think about before signing a lease. You can now listen to a sound recording of this LawHelp item. Click on this item to find out more. Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
  • Neighbor Problems?

    Tenant's remedies for bad neighbors Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
  • What is a Utility Allowance and how does it affect me?

    See this pamplet to learn more about utility allowances for people in public housing and other federally-subsidized housing. Content Detail

    By:
    National Housing Law Project
LiveHelp

Contacting the LiveHelp service...