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PHFA Opens Applications for New Rental and Mortgage Assistance

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 […]

July 7th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

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

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

July 6th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

This Week Isn’t About Us

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 […]

June 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Food Resources During COVID-19

May 13th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

PEPP Impact Summary

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 […]

May 12th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

2020.05.11 PHL Rent Assist

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 […]

May 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

GivingTuesdayNow

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, […]

May 4th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

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

April 1st, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

LCD Releases 2018 Annual Report

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

January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

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

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

November 18th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments