PHFA Opens Applications for New Rental and Mortgage Assistance

July 7th, 2020|

The Pennsylvania Housing and Finance Agency (PHFA) has opened the application process for the recently established Rent Relief and Mortgage Assistance Programs, funded through federal Coronavirus Relief Fund monies provided to the Commonwealth. The programs were included in The Fiscal Code bill enacted on May 29, 2020 (Act 10 of 2020). 

The agency, which was designated to administer the […]

Apply for Medical Assistance, Cash Assistance, SNAP, or LIHEAP

July 6th, 2020|

If you have a legal issue call 215-587-3158.

This Week Isn’t About Us

June 11th, 2020|

We have a lot to share with you this week.  Good things about clients, staff, and our community.  And we will share those with you soon.

But not this week.

We realize this week is not about us.

This week is about truth.  This week is about supporting those who are oppressed.  This week is about acknowledging systemic […]

Food Resources During COVID-19

May 13th, 2020|

PEPP Impact Summary

May 12th, 2020|

PEPP is a collaboration of: Community Legal Services, Clarifi, Legal Clinic for the Disabled, SeniorLAW Center, TURN, and Philadelphia VIP.

Help stop the 75% cut to the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Program (PEPP) in the Mayor’s budget!  If renters cannot access legal representation, the city will experience mass evictions, the threat of mass reinfection as people cannot […]

2020.05.11 PHL Rent Assist

May 11th, 2020|

The City will begin accepting applications for the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 10 a.m. The deadline to apply is Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Applications are available at https://phlrentassist.org/. Residents without internet access or a smart phone can get program and application information by calling 3-1-1.

To be […]

GivingTuesdayNow

May 4th, 2020|

LCD participates in the global movement of unity to show the power of individual giving.

This new day is organized by GivingTuesday, and is being held in addition to the annually scheduled GivingTuesday event that will still take place on December 1, 2020. In partnership with GivingTuesday’s global network of leaders, partners, communities and generous individuals, […]

Can’t Pay Your Rent? Click A Link Below:

April 1st, 2020|

LCD Releases 2018 Annual Report

January 22nd, 2020|

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled has released its 2018 Annual Report

Phila City Council passes landmark right to counsel bill for low-income tenants

November 18th, 2019|

https://www.inquirer.com/real-estate/housing/right-to-counsel-bill-helen-gym-city-council-tenants-eviction-lawyer-20191114.html