eviction-assistance

Despite U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Philly city courts’ orders delaying evictions remains

BY: - August 30, 2021

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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SCOTUS eviction ruling increases pressure to dole out rental aid money | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 30, 2021

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

BY: - August 11, 2021

Advocates say the extension is not only humane, it's also smart policy.

Philly judge issues order halting some lockout evictions

BY: - August 10, 2021

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

BY: - July 26, 2021

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?

BY: - July 22, 2021

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

BY: - May 12, 2021

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).