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PRC Renter's Access Training Recording and Materials 12-7-2022

Tenants Rights Training Dec 2022
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Eviction Record Sealing One Pager
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The Philadelphia Reentry Coalition was joined by Holly Beck from Community Legal Services, who told us about the 2021 Renters Access Act (RAA) and the new rights it created for tenants when they're searching for housing in Philadelphia.

This training covered:

  • The RAA's impact on people with a criminal record

  • Guidelines landlords should follow when they screen prospective tenants

  • Asking a landlord for their screening criteria

  • How to view an eviction record and make corrections

  • Supporting people with eviction records as a provider

  • Appealing a rejection

  • State level advocacy

  • Accessing legal support through CLS

CFPB's November 2022 Report on the Tenant Screening Industry

Renters' Access Act Know-Your-Rights Video for Tenants

CLS Report on Evictions

TURN and Temple Law's Guide to Suing Your Landlord: Repairs, pests, and Other Issues

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