Everyone deserves a home. people's legal aid can help protect your rights.
Our Mission and vision
MISSION: People’s Legal Aid provides Utahns free education and legal advice for housing issues, and low- or no-cost eviction defense.
VISION: For all Utahns to understand and be able to exercise their rights as tenants, and have fair access to legal representation in eviction proceedings.
our work in the community
Utah law gives renters very little time to respond to an eviction notice. We provide timely and free legal consultations and representation in court for Utahns facing eviction.
Debt collection defense
People's Legal Aid helps Utahns struggling with debt collection and eviction fees. Our goal is to help our clients understand their rights and to avoid abusive, unfair or deceptive debt collection practices.
Policy and Partner education
We work with stakeholders, partners, and the public to make sure key decision makers understand that housing is an essential human right.
how can you support people's legal aid?
Every donation you make drastically impacts the legal services we can provide. We believe we are the first virtual nonprofit law firm which allows us to put more than 90% of your contribution goes directly to providing legal defense against eviction and debt collection actions.
You can help vulnerable Utahn’s navigate the often overwhelming process of fighting an eviction, asserting their rights as tenants, or negotiating a fair debt payment plan. Attorneys from every county in the state can support our work.