The Durham Eviction Diversion Program is a partnership of our Durham office, Duke Law’s Civil Justice Clinic and the Durham Department of Social Services. The program uses tenant education, legal advocacy and rental assistance to prevent evictions and increase housing security for low-income renters in Durham County.
Durham Courthouse Clinic
Free Eviction Advice for Qualifying Tenants
Are you a Durham resident undergoing an eviction? Come to Legal Aid’s courthouse clinic to get connected with a free attorney.
Open Monday – Friday 9AM-2PM
3rd floor, Room 3200
- Your court papers
Reach us by email at email@example.com or by phone at (984) 297-2016
Durham Evictions Mapping Project
The Durham Evictions Mapping Project tells the story of housing insecurity and eviction in Durham during the COVID-19 pandemic as experienced by clients of the Durham Eviction Diversion Program.
Click here to be taken to the full website for the Durham Evictions Mapping Project.
History of Settlement and Housing in Durham
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the eviction crisis in Durham. Housing insecurity has long riddled the city. Read about the connections between past and present history of housing in Durham.
Our new statewide Housing Helpline streamlines access to free legal aid for tenants
"Waste" author Flowers to give free lecture on housing and environmental injustice
DURHAM—Environmental justice advocate, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and author of Waste: One woman’s fight against America’s…
We're suing top NC court officials to demand compliance with CDC eviction moratorium, Governor's order
RALEIGH—Legal Aid of North Carolina is suing state and county court officials to stop the…
Legal Aid NC gets $300k from Wells Fargo Foundation to keep renters in their homes
RALEIGH—Up to 40 million U.S. renters may face eviction by the end of the year…
Wells Fargo funding will help fight COVID-related eviction
RALEIGH—The Wells Fargo Foundation announced on September 24 that it had donated $5.4 million to…
Nellie Kearney series
Are you being evicted?
Time Out Communities creating eviction crisis in Robeson County
Legal Aid clients threatened with eviction after appearing in exposé about skyrocketing rents in mobile…