‘Housing is not infrastructure. Housing is housing,’ Pa.’s Toomey says as mayors plead for help to alleviate housing crisis
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said that he was concerned that affordable housing is becoming out of reach for families.
Despite federal moratorium, eviction rates returning to pre-pandemic levels | Analysis
The CDC’s eviction ban also faces several court challenges; it was most recently struck down by a federal court in Washington, D.C. – though the decision is on hold pending appeals. So its protection may not last very long.
Homeless students, including those in Pa., slipping through the cracks during the pandemic, congressional panel told
Witnesses before a U.S. House panel this week advised lawmakers on how federal relief aid can help bridge educational gaps among children who are experiencing homeless and in foster care during the pandemic.
Philly’s Valley Youth House soups up LGBTQ youth resources; plans to revive Host Homes
LGBTQ young people 18-25 years old are more than twice as likely to experience homelessness than their cishet peers.
In this season of hope, we need it more than ever | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Let us all, leaders and constituents alike, engage ourselves fully in our holy days. Maybe then hope will thrive.
Dems float eviction moratorium plan: ‘We want people to live and thrive in their homes’
"We really must embrace those living on the margins with a significant amount of humanity and allow them to get back on their feet," state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia, said.
We say America is a ‘Christian nation.’ Here’s what that would look like if we really meant it | Opinion
There is more than enough to provide food, housing, healthcare, education, and so many other essentials for everyone to live with dignity if we are willing to share — and willing to work to create the political will to make it happen.
Broad Street Ministry helps homeless individuals cast a ballot in upcoming election
A new voter registration program at Broad Street Ministry is helping those experiencing homelessness and others sign-up to vote in the upcoming election.
The Legislature needs to step up to keep Pa. residents in their homes. Here’s how | Opinion
Please, contact your local lawmaker and call on them to support our Safe at Home bill package to keep families in their homes.
Here’s what the CDC eviction ban means for Pennsylvania
Pennsylvanians who have fallen behind on rent may be shielded from eviction once again, this time under a new federal order that aims to keep them in their homes through the end of 2020.
Wolf says he might extend eviction, foreclosure moratorium
Wolf made the announcement at the end of an unrelated press conference Monday, the same day that his 60-day moratorium on evictions and foreclosures expired.
Federal judge: Philly is ‘permitted, but not required’ to dissolve protest encampments
The city must provide protesters with at least 72 hours notice to leave, and provide storage and safekeeping for their belongs, a judge said.