By Jon Pine
Indian River County residents facing homelessness Jan. 1, when the federal moratorium on evictions and foreclosures expires, have assistance available. Information about mortgage/rental grant assistance is here.
Today’s focus is on legal aid. The moratorium on evictions does not stop landlords and lenders from filing eviction actions – it only prevents people from being turned out of their homes, said Lola.
Mosley, an attorney with Florida Rural Legal Services (FRLS).1 Mosley provides free legal assistance to county residents through the Housing Emergency Advocacy Response Team (HEART), with a $150,000 grant from the John’s Island Community Service League, and assistance from the Indian River County Bar Association.