A surge of evictions coming to the Las Vegas Valley after protections expire, new resources available

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Valley is about to see a surge in evictions as courtrooms are filled with eviction cases on their docket. Ju...

August 3, 2023
11:08 AM

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Valley is about to see a surge in evictions as courtrooms are filled with eviction cases on their docket. Justice courts across the Valley are already seeing jumps in caseloads. Since a crucial COVID-19 protection expired in June, landlords can proceed with evictions, even though a tenant applied for aid. North Las Vegas Justice Court has seen a spike in evictions in recent weeks. The courts had to add more hours and days for cases. To help families, Nevada Legal Services launched a free clinic on Wednesdays; there was a line throughout the morning.

Jaclyn Schultz