Pennsylvania

Eviction

Legal Information

Homeless Person with Sign

 
This section of PALawHelp.org has information
and resources about issues relating to Eviction
in Pennsylvania.

  • Tenants! Being Evicted?

    Information on tenants' rights upon eviction. Read More

    By:
    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
  • PAHousingSearch.com

    This is a simple-to-use housing locator Web site that lets you define what you want in your next living space, and then it does all the research – presenting you with the relevant housing vacancies that best fit your parameters in the community where you want to live. Content Detail

    By:
    Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
  • A Tenant's Guide to Renting PDF

    This handbook is designed to address some common problems that you may face as a tenant. It addresses a number issues including Searching for a rental unit; Reviewing and signing your lease; Moving into your new rental unit; Living in your rental unit and Moving out. Content Detail

    By:
    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Evictions and Wage Attachments

    Information on when your wages can be attached by a former landlord. Content Detail

    By:
    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Illegal Lockouts (Video)

    This video from Neighborhood Legal Services Association explains tenants' rights under the law in Pennsylvania that offer protection against self-help evictions when the landlord changes the locks or renders the property unusable without following the property eviction procedures. Read More

    By:
    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Landlord Self-Help Evictions

    Informaaiton on your rights when your landlord tries to evict you without going to court. Content Detail

    By:
    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Landlord Tenant Overview and Notice Requirements

    Informational brochure providing an overview of landlord tenant law and notice requirements. Read More

    By:
    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Private Housing Evictions

    Information on your rights when you are evicted from private housing. Content Detail

    By:
    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Self-help Handbook for Tenants

    This handbook provides useful information about renting an apartment and some of the basics of landlord-tenant law. For those looking for rental housing, the handbook has practical suggestions about what to look for while inspecting the rental unit and what questions to ask the landlord. For those who are already renting, the handbook discusses common problems such as nonpayment of rent or complaints about repairs. Read More

    By:
    North Penn Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Tenant and Landlord Relationships (Audio-MP3)

    Episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA. 7/12/07 - Consumer Protection Law in Pennsylvania and Landlord/Tenant Relationships. (28:15) Host: Vince Brocki, NWLS Resource Developer Guests: John Gandrud, NWLS Attorney & David Hull, NWLS Attorney. Click on the title above to listen to the program. Read More

    By:
    Northwestern Legal Services
  • What Kind of Notice to Vacate Is Required for Residential Leases under Pennsylvania Law?

    Information on notice requirements in eviction. Content Detail

    By:
    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Ejectment

    Information on what ejectment is and when it may be used. Content Detail

    By:
    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Emergency Shelter Allowance

    Information on the Emergency Shelter Allowance available from the Department of Public Welfare. Content Detail

    By:
    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Eviction Procedures in Pennsylvania (Video)

    Information for tenants in northwestern Pennsylvania on private Landlord/Tenant Law and your rights as a tenant when being evicted by your landlord from your home, including the legal procedures involved in evictions. Presented by Attorney Andrea Amicangelo. March 2011. (9:40) Read More

    By:
    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Evictions in Southeastern Pennsylvania

    Information on the eviction process for residents of southeastern Pennsylvania. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania