Philly City Council votes to extend eviction diversion program
By Naiser Warren-Robinson PHILADELPHIA — City Council has passed an order extending parts of Philadelphia’s eviction diversion program that will extend the requirement that landlords participate in it for at least 30 days before deciding to take legal action against renters. This city housing initiative created during the pandemic has garnered national acclaim for its […]
‘There was no concern for my life’: Families losing homes despite federal eviction moratorium
Housing policy experts have warned that millions of Americans are still struggling to pay their rent, and that the end of that legal protection likely will lead to a surge in eviction filings across the country.
In Philly, experts highlight how residents can avoid eviction
Experts said it's important that renters are aware they cannot be legally evicted without their landlords going through the court system.
Eviction-protection legislation stalls in Philly City Council committee
A City Council committee on Friday punted a bundle of tenant protection bills for renters facing financial hardships due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.