Information and Forms
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Your Section 8 Legal Rights: Informal Hearing and Review Process
Learn about the informal hearing and review process in the federal housing programs that exist in all 50 states -- the Housing Choice Voucher (also called "Section 8") program and project-based housing assistance.
Your Section 8 Rights: Evictions and Terminations
Learn about evictions and lease terminations in the federal housing programs that exist in all 50 states -- the Housing Choice Voucher (also called "Section 8") program and project-based housing assistance.
The LawHelper! Need to Represent Yourself in Court or Deal with a Rental Problem? Get help here.
A tool to use to find the information you need to represent yourself or handle a problem with your rental.
What To Do If There's a Judgment For Eviction (or Default) Already Entered Against You
Use this resource if your landlord filed an eviction case against you and you didn’t file an answer or respond before the court entered a judgment against you.
How to Apply for Relief if Your Landlord Gets a Judgment Against You (aka Default Judgment)
You can use these forms if your landlord sued you in Justice Court and got a judgment against you because you did not file a written answer or you did not appear in court. This can also be called a default judgment or a judgment for possession. You must have a good reason for why you didn’t file a written answer or appear in court. It’s up to the court to decide whether you had a good reason.
Answer to Eviction (Interactive Form)
Use a free interactive program to create court forms to file an Answer to Eviction. You only have 10 business days after you were served with eviction court papers to file an Answer to Eviction.
Statement of Inability to Pay Court Costs and Fees (interactive form)
Use a free interactive program to create court forms to ask the court to waive your filing fees.