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Bloomfield resident Abbey Rideout said the additional jobless benefits Congress approved in late March made a huge difference for her and her partner, who’s also unemployed. Part of a larger pandemic...
Although the nonprofit has never stopped making itself available to those who need its services, even during the pandemic, Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania is slowly gearing up to welcome...
Mark Smith is like a lot of landlords these days, "I have tenants behind on rent. We are working like heck, the banks, the government, landlords, tenants all working together to work through this as...
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf extended a statewide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures to Aug. 31 rather than letting it lapse Friday. His decision followed the Pennsylvania Housing Financing...
Some of York County's 19 magisterial district judges have partially resumed landlord-tenant eviction cases, but they are taking different approaches — and none is accepting any new cases until mid-...
The best protection for renters right now is the eviction moratoriums. But coverage is patchy, varying by state, county and city. Attorney suggest knowing the tenant protections where you live,...
Police departments nationwide report a spike in domestic violence cases amid stay-at-home orders, but local shelters and law enforcement say requests for help have decreased in Beaver County — a...
As unemployment claims hit unprecedented levels, digital systems meant to provide benefits to workers are showing signs of strain. In states like Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New York, Michigan and...
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA will continue to provide free civil legal aid in Montgomery, Bucks, Chester and Delaware counties, officials said. The non-profit legal organization will continue to accept applications through its toll-free telephone Helpline (877-429-5994) and online application portal (www.lasp.org), according to Boehringer. Walk-in intake services are temporarily canceled at all seven locations through at least March 27.
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In 2011, Hurricane Irene severely damaged Mr. Smith’s* Collegeville home. Mr. Smith, a single father, incurred relocation costs and experienced significant delays in receiving assistance from FEMA...