City Living Essentials

Legal Aid of Western Ohio & Advocates for Basic Legal Equity

LAWO provides help to families and individuals who are facing housing problems. In addition, clients receive assistance in enforcing their rights to safe, sanitary public and subsidized housing. LAWO attorneys may assist with:

  • Wrongful evictions
  • Illegal lockouts
  • Utility shutoffs
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Public housing or Section 8 disputes
  • Requests for repairs
  • Security deposit disputes
  • Foreclosures
  • Housing discrimination
  • Other housing legal issues