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  • PAHousingSearch.com

    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

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    Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
  • Petition to Waive Court Costs

    Click the document title to be linked to LawHelp Interactive where you can prepare a Petition to Waive Court Fees which can be used to ask the Pennsylvania Court for permission to file legal papers for free. This form can be used in most types of court cases in Pennsylvania. Approval to waive fees is not automatic. You will need to ask the Court to approve your Petition. Instructions will be included. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form; you will need to answer questions while connected to the Internet. IMPORTANT: To use this form, you must use Internet Explorer as your browser and Microsoft Word to print your documents. Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Philadelphia County: Court Forms - Philadelphia Courts, First Judicial District

    Forms that may be used in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Content Detail

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    Philadelphia Courts, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
  • PhillyTenant.org

    Website providing information and resources on Tenants Rights in Philadelphia. PhillyTenant.org is the product of a collaboration of legal services and tenant advocacy organizations in Philadelphia. Site provides written resource materials, videos and information on Tenants Rights Workshops held in Philadelphia. Content Detail

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    Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project
  • Philly Tenant Resource Guide [PDF]

    Resource from the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project providing information for people facing eviction in Philadelphia. The guide also provides contact information for agencies and organizations that provide assistance to people facing eviction on a variety of legal and practical topics, including housing, utilities, food, health and work. Content Detail

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    Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project
  • Preparing for Your Landlord/Tenant Hearing Before a Magisterial District Judge

    Information from MidPenn Legal Services on what to do to prepare for a hearing involving your landlord in Magisterial District Court. [PDF] Content Detail

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    MidPenn Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Private Housing Evictions

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. on your rights when you are evicted from private housing. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Renters: Is Your Landlord Being Foreclosed?

    Information from MidPenn Legal Services on your rights if your landlord is facing foreclosure of the property you are living in. Content Detail

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    MidPenn Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Renting a Home

    Consumer information pamphlet from the Pennsylvania Bar Association. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Bar Association
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    Spanish / Español
  • Residential Tenant Rights

    Information on rights of tenants from the Erie County Bar Association. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Security Deposits

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. on tenants' rights relating to security deposits. Read More

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

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    North Penn Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Small Claims Court

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association on the operation of the Magisterial District Court in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Starting a Lawsuit

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association about filing a lawsuit. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Tenant and Landlord Relationships (Audio-MP3) audio

    This is an episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 7/12/07. Consumer Protection Law in Pennsylvania and Landlord/Tenant Relationships are discussed by NWLS Attorneys John Gandrud & David Hull in this episode. (28:15) Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services