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August 3, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer - July 31, 2020 

The federal program that has delivered an extra $600 in weekly unemployment benefits to millions of Americans ended Friday, and negotiations over extending it have stalled in Washington.

About three million people in Pennsylvani...

July 31, 2020

CBS3 Philly - July 30, 2020

City officials have extended an eviction moratorium in Philadelphia until next year. The Philadelphia Housing Authority said Thursday it’ll be in place until March 15, 2021.

The PHA said it wants the city’s 80,000 low-income residents who have...

July 15, 2020

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Homeless Services, in collaboration with the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, is now soliciting interest from not-for-profit organizations to supply and/or operate a Single Room Occupancy program...

July 6, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Michaelle Bond - July 2, 2020

Philadelphia’s landlord-tenant court, which has been closed since mid-March to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, was scheduled to reopen Monday.

But the court will remain closed to nonemergency business at l...

July 1, 2020

Starting July 6 PHDC will accept applications for a new round of rental assistance. Renters and landlords may submit their application online, by fax, or by mail. Funds will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Applicants must be Philadelph...

May 21, 2020

District Attorney Larry Krasner on Tuesday submitted the following public comment to the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Homeless Services (OHS) on its planned application for $3.8 million in Emergency Solutions Grant funds, which will be awarded by the Pennsylvania D...

May 14, 2020

The Commonwealth of PA, through Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), has received the first allocation of ESG-CV funds, an appropriation of $19,920,655 based on HUD’s federal fiscal year 2020 formula distribution. DCED’s priority for th...

May 8, 2020

The City has launched a rental assistance program for tenants. Applications open Tues (5/12) and the deadline is next Sat (5/16), so people have to act fast. All selected tenants will receive rent assistance for up to three consecutive months for up to $2,500 total. If...

April 2, 2020

April 28, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EST

Join Abt’s Center for Evidence-based Solutions to Homelessness and experts from the fields of homeless services and criminal justice to discuss evidence on how people reentering society from jails and prisons can avoid hom...

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