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

  • Homeless Assistance Program

    Information on the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services' Homeless Assistance Program and services available to homeless and near homeless individuals and families. Content Detail

    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • Housing Rights for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence in Phiiladelphia County

    Flyer describing the housing rights of victims of domestic and sexual violence under local Philadelphia law. Content Detail

    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

    The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency provides this 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

    Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
  • Self-Help Handbook for Tenants

    This handbook from North Penn Legal Services 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. [PDF] Read More

    North Penn Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Tenants! Being Evicted?

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. on the rights of tenants who are being evicted. Read More

    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt