Philly to extend its eviction diversion program into 2022
City Council voted unanimously to continue the program as seniors and others continue to struggle.
Despite U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Philly city courts’ orders delaying evictions remains
The defunct federal moratorium has “nothing to do with our order” because the city courts draw authority from the state Legislature and state Supreme Court, a courts spokesperson said.
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Aid to renters has trickled out slowly as state and local governments scrambled to administer new programs or bolster ones that had been historically underfunded.
Allegheny County extended its local eviction moratorium, and data shows it’s necessary
Advocates say the extension is not only humane, it's also smart policy.
Philly judge issues order halting some lockout evictions
The judge’s order came as political pressure was mounting on the courts to temporarily stop eviction lockouts
As federal eviction moratorium ends, state officials tell Pennsylvanians to apply for rental assistance
Pa. received approximately $569 million in federal funds to assist renters, landlords and utility companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal data shows states still lag in getting aid to struggling renters. How is Pa. doing?
Pa. ranked fifth nationally in the rental aid paid out in June, pushing out more than $45M
‘We can’t move forward if we leave others behind’: State officials urge Pennsylvanians to apply for rental assistance
In a briefing with reporters Tuesday, acting state Human Services Secretary Meg Snead urged Pennsylvanians who are behind on rental payments or having trouble making payments to apply for assistance through the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).