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LSNJ coordinates the statewide Legal Services system, which provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans for their civil legal problems.

Through its work, LSNJ strives to secure substantive and procedural justice for those living in poverty.

Poverty Benchmarks 2013

Poverty Benchmarks 2013:
Assessing New Jersey’s Progress
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POVERTY IN FOCUS

The stories included in Poverty In Focus are accounts of low-income people living in New Jersey, based on individual interviews across the state.

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POVERTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Poverty Research Institute (PRI) publishes a variety of reports concerning poverty in New Jersey.

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LEGAL SERVICES IN THE NEWS

03/26/14: Allamuchy Township settles lawsuit with residents who claimed rent was raised illegally (from lehighvalleylive.com)...

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KEY LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

03/19/14: MARCH 31, 2014 is the deadline under the Affordable Care Act to apply for health care coverage for this year...

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02/17/14: Payday Lending in New York: What You Need To Know (from the New York State Dept. of Financial Services) - Payday loans...

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02/14/14: Change in Hudson County Superior Court Hours - Because of the impending long-term closure of the Pulaski Skyway...

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01/27/14: Have a mortgage? What you can expect under federal rules (from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) - Changes...

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01/23/14: Governor Has Signed Tenant Legal Fee Equality Bill. New Law applies to apartment leases on or after Feb. 1...

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