Evict a Tenant in Philadelphia, PA

In this blog I will discuss ten steps to evict a tenant in Philadelphia, PA. In order to evict a tenant the landlord must have a legal basis. There are three legal bases to evict a tenant: breach of lease, termination of term, and nonpayment of rent. Evict a Tenant with a Strong Lease In […]

Philadelphia Code Section 6-800 (Lead Disclosure Law)

Philadelphia Lead Disclosure Law

Philadelphia Code Section 6-800 (Lead Disclosure Law) Lead Disclosure Law: Many landlords are unclear on when they are obligated to test their properties for lead. In Philadelphia, a landlord must test the property for lead where; 1.) The property is built before 1978; 2.) Landlord is renting to Tenants with children aged 6 or under […]

Philadelphia Lead Disclosure Law

Philadelphia Lead Disclosure Law

PHILADELPHIA LEAD DISCLOSURE LAW The Philadelphia Lead Paint Law requires landlords to certify their property is lead safe.  Under the lead paint law, the landlord must obtain a lead safe certificate where the Property is built before 1978 and a child six or under resides at the Property.  If the landlord does not comply with […]