NEWS & EVENTS
More VineBrook renters reach out for help after city, Legal Aid took legal action
If you are a Vinebrook renter, you can call us on our Legal Aid Line at 513.241.9400 for information and resources. Read more about this story here: More VineBrook renters reach out for help after city, Legal Aid took legal action | WKRC (local12.com)
Pandemic SNAP Payments End this Month!
Pandemic SNAP payments end this month! Legal Aid Attorney Phil Rich with more information here.For Spanish speakers, Legal Aid Attorney Olivia Davis with more information here.
SNAP Emergency Allotments are Ending!
February is the last month for SNAP Emergency Allotments Everyone on SNAP has been getting an extra payment each month called the Pandemic Emergency Allotment. You get this payment over the last weekend of each month. The Emergency Allotments were approved to help...
Hartwell apartment tenants vote to hire lawyers, threaten lawsuit against property management
January 11, 2023 - Read more about this story here: Residents at Williamsburg Apartments threaten lawsuit against management (wcpo.com)
Holiday Office Closure
Happy Holidays! The Legal Aid Society will be closed on Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26 for the Christmas Holiday and Monday, January 2 for the New Year’s Holiday.
Brown to Vinebrook: Stop Exploiting Cincinnati Families
Check out Senator Brown's letter to Vinebrook Homes at: Brown To Vinebrook: Stop Exploiting Cincinnati Families | Senator Sherrod Brown (senate.gov)
Attorney Jordan Cotleur Speaks with Senator Sherrod Brown
Legal Aid Attorney Jordan Cotleur spoke with Senator Sherrod Brown about how institutional investors, such as VineBrook Homes, mass acquire single family homes, pricing individual homebuyers out of the market, and use predatory tactics to evict tenants. Check out...
VineBrook Homes ranks first in Hamilton County eviction filings; here’s how tenants are fighting back.
“We are not surprised to learn that Vinebrook is the number one eviction filer in the region, as evictions are a regular part of their business model,” stated Legal Aid Attorney, Jordan Cotleur. Read more of Jordan’s comments in this WCPO story by Dan Monk and Brian...
How to get your landlord to fix health or safety issues
“The biggest mistake tenants make when a landlord won’t make needed repairs is to stop paying rent,” stated Nick DiNardo, Legal Aid Managing Attorney. “By doing so, they put themselves at risk of eviction. Instead, pay the rent in escrow at the clerk of courts.”Legal...
A Corporate Landlord in Ohio Pushes to Evict Tenants
“Large institutional investors like Vinebrook are stripping the Greater Cincinnati region of naturally occurring affordable housing while simultaneously inflicting harm on renters by raising rents without notice, charging unlawful fees, and allowing the quality of the...