Coronavirus Rent Protections

TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND FRIENDS Since March 16, 2020 the world has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic.  According to Philadelphia City Council 1.9 million Pennsylvanians have applied for unemployment assistance; 120,000 Philadelphians have applied for unemployment; there is a backlog of 5,000 eviction cases; and the city must cut approximately $649 million dollars […]

Philly Renters Rights

On October 26, 2011 Philadelphia City Council passed § 9-804 of the Philadelphia Code.  The Ordinance provides renters with certain rights in Philadelphia Landlord/Tenant Court to contest evictions.  It is important that landlords and tenants are aware of these rights as they are increasingly enforced by the Philadelphia courts.  The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code, Pennsylvania […]