Eviction notice on door
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Jim Melwert
July 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
With Gov. Tom Wolf's order putting a halt on evictions in Pennsylvania ending soon, Bucks County officials have advice on ways to avoid getting forced out of your home. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 18, 2020 - 2:56 pm
Philadelphia City Council Thursday passed a sweeping package of protections for renters. The bills are aimed at preventing thousands of evictions when the state’s moratorium ends on July 10. Read more here.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson
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KYW Staff
May 13, 2020 - 5:44 pm
HUD Secretary Ben Carson joined KYW Newsradio’s Reporters Roundup with Ian Bush, where he suggested moratoriums on tenant evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus crisis may not work uniformly across the country. Read more here.
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Forgive our rent
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AP News
May 07, 2020 - 2:14 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has extended a moratorium on foreclosures and evictions by another two months. Read the latest here.
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Pat Loeb
April 10, 2020 - 10:22 am
Pennsylvania courts have halted evictions during the coronavirus crisis, but tenant advocates say some landlords are ignoring the order. Read more here.
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Andrew Kramer
April 01, 2020 - 10:37 am
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro wants to help residents who are struggling right now financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Eviction notice
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Cherri Gregg
March 18, 2020 - 4:22 pm
A Philadelphia family of five was evicted from their housing days before the coronavirus restrictions went in place. They explain it’s expensive to live when you have no place to stay. Read more here.
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Councilmember Helen Gym poses with advocates in Philadelphia City Council.
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Pat Loeb
November 14, 2019 - 4:40 pm
It was a busy Thursday in Philadelphia City Council as members rushed to introduce bills in time to get them voted on during this session. Council also passed two major pieces of legislation. Read more here.
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North Philadelphia community members took to the streets to protest a number of injustices done by realty groups and renters in their neighborhood.
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Justin Udo
May 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Residents in North Philadelphia unite to protest renting practices. Munira Edens has moved five times in the last five years, and the North Philadelphia resident is tired of dealing with "deplorable living conditions." "I've had slum lords. I've moved in houses and I...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 08, 2019 - 9:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym plans to introduce a bill Thursday that would expand legal representation for tenants facing eviction. The bill would grant anyone facing an eviction proceeding the right to a lawyer. It follows the creation of a legal defense...
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