Substandard housing and lack of transportation are health issues in the communities we serve. That's why LAWO works with community partners to identify factors in the home and provide legal assistance to tenants in need.
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Neveah was subleasing an apartment and faced eviction issues when she found out her former roommate had not stayed up-to-date on the rent.
Beware of Scammers Posing as Employees of Legal Aid of Western Ohio
If someone claiming to be an employee of LAWO asks you to send them your personal or financial information by email—don't do it! A real LAWO employee will never ask you to send financial information by email.
Free Right to Counsel Housing & Eviction Prevention Legal Aid Services Available to Those Who Qualify
A recently-passed Right to Counsel housing ordinance has allowed LAWO to expand our program in assisting Toledoans facing eviction and other housing stability issues.
LAWO Special Projects Outreach Office Now Open at Lucas County Department of Job and Family Services
After a nearly two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, LAWO’s Special Projects Outreach Office has returned to the Lucas County Department of Job and Family Services and is welcoming prospective clients.