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.

‘The money is there’: Senate Democrats propose an alternative to immediate evictions, foreclosures

BY: - August 26, 2021

“The money is there,” Sen. Nikil Saval told the Capital-Star. “The best tenant you can have is the one you already have who’s just unable to make payments by virtue of them not having access to other income.”

Philly launches next phase of its emergency rental and utility assistance program

BY: - April 6, 2021

“We know that tens of thousands of our city’s tenants and landlords are suffering because of COVID-19, and we are doing everything we can to help,” Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement.

With rental reforms stalled in the Legislature, Wolf announces a workaround

BY: - October 13, 2020

The changes Wolf announced in a statement appear to fall short of the reforms that he’s asked the General Assembly to enact.

Legislature set to finish a troubled September without solving its two biggest problems

BY: - September 22, 2020

When Pennsylvania state lawmakers returned to Harrisburg from summer recess in early September, they were met with a series of grim warnings. 


As clock ticks down, problems plague Pa. rental assistance program

BY: - September 9, 2020

There’s no shortage of demand for the money in Pennsylvania's COVID-19 housing assistance program, which was intended to keep rent and mortgage payments flowing during a period of record-high unemployment.