tenants

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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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 07, 2019 - 9:51 am
Philadelphia's effort to shed its ranking as number one for bedbug infestations is back on track, after City Council amended a bill setting new rules for reporting and remediation. The bill still is not as strong as advocates would like. 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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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
A bill to grant Philadelphia tenants protection in the event of bedbug infestations passed a City Council committee Tuesday but with an amendment that angered advocates who spent years lobbying for the legislation.
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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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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill Tuesday that's intended to prevent landlords from evicting short-term tenants without a good cause. It gives current regulations the weight of law, but tenants say much more is needed.
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Pat Loeb
January 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill Tuesday that's intended to prevent landlords from evicting short-term tenants without a good cause. It gives current regulations the weight of law, but tenants say much more is needed. The new law requires landlords to give...
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