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SCLS Housing Solution

September 21, 2017

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The Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program was introduced by Congress in 2012.  It was a means of addressing the growing concerns about the condition of aging public housing complexes facing a shortfall of HUD funds necessary for renovations. This program allows public housing authorities to sell the improvements on a piece of property owned by […]

Neighbor Day 2017

September 21, 2017

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On August 12, 2017, our Charleston office held its annual Neighbor Day.  Held every summer, the event is an opportunity for SCLS staff and neighborhood kids and their families to get to know each other.  The kids also get one free pair of shoes and a bag of school supplies.  The staff on-site measures every […]

Importance of Advance Care Planning

September 21, 2017

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Reprinted with permission from the July 19, 2017 issue of The Link, Cheraw, SC KAROLYN TREDEAU Staff Reporter Probate Judge Gail Ingram and attorney Cliff McBride of South Carolina Legal Services led a lunch-and-learn on advance care planning. The event was sponsored by Hospice of Chesterfield County and held at Northeastern Technical College in Cheraw. […]

Home For The Holidays…And Beyond

September 21, 2017

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It had been a few weeks since Roxanne was released from the hospital.  Although things would still get a little tense at times, her father Al Rende and his wife Joanne were hopeful that Roxanne was on the road to recovery.  Roxanne and her four children had been living with Al and Joanne since March […]

Justice For All

August 11, 2017

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Associate Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court John Cannon Few addressed the South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) Board of Directors at its quarterly meeting on June 9, 2017 in Columbia. As Chairman of the Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission (Commission), Justice Few assured the Board that he, on behalf of the Court and […]

Educated Consumer

August 11, 2017

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Educating clients is a key component of what we do at South Carolina Legal Services. This is as true in consumer protection law as any other area of our practice.  Here are 5 things you should know before buying a car. Here are 3 bonus tips an educated consumer should know: The glove box of […]

Back to School

August 11, 2017

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Surely you have noticed all of the excitement in the air as families prepare their children to go back to school.  The beginning of the school year should be an exciting new adventure for all school aged children. Unfortunately, many families struggle with transitioning from the summer to the school year.   We have some helpful […]