Why 1 in 14 Philly renters faces eviction every year


With aging housing stock, rising rental costs, and a lack of affordable units, evictions have become a national crisis.
News Story (Pennsylvania)

Julia Terruso
Philadelphia Inquirer
April 19, 2018
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Tags: Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Community Legal Services (CLS) of Philadelphia


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The city in January announced a $500,000. six-month commitment to improve access to legal representation to tenants. It’s modest compared with the $155 million New York City spends to provide counsel for any renter whose income falls at less than 200 percent of the poverty line.