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Media Alert: SeniorLAW Center’s Gala: Age Out Loud: Honors the Voices of Seniors and Advocates for Elder Justice

Friday, April 28th, 2017
AGE OUT LOUD: Honoring the Voices of Seniors & Advocates for Elder Justice Nonprofit SeniorLAW Center Celebrates Seeking Justice for Pennsylvania Elders, Honors Extraordinary Advocates and Partners, Features the Stories of Brave Seniors and the Attorneys Who Fought for Their Rights Read more about our 2017 Honorees here   What: This event celebrates the work of the nonprofit SeniorLAW… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Staff Participated in a Panel for Skadden’s Annual Fellowship Symposium

Monday, April 17th, 2017
On March 31, 2017, SeniorLAW Center's Skadden Public Interest Fellow, Kristen Valosky, Esq., participated in a panel for Skadden's Annual Fellowship Symposium entitled "Advocacy for High Risk Clients." At this symposium, current and incoming Skadden fellows come together to learn about each other's work, to connect with others in the public interest and Skadden communities, and to welcome those wh… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testifies Before City Council About the Landlord/Tenant Crisis in Philadelphia

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
SeniorLAW Center joined legal services colleagues and others testifying before Philadelphia City Council to bring public awareness to the Landlord/Tenant Crisis in Philadelphia, addressing the plight of senior tenants in our City. [caption id="attachment_6895" align="alignright" width="300"] SeniorLAW Center Project Director Cateria R. McCabe, Esq. pictured here with client, William Church at C… click for more

DEADLINE FOR CITY’S LONGTIME OWNER OCCUPANTS PROGRAM IS FEBRUARY 17, 2017!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
The deadline to apply for the City’s Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP) is this Friday, February 17, 2017! LOOP is a property tax discount program for homeowners who have lived in their homes for 10 years or more, experienced a significant increase in their property assessment from one year to the next, and meet income and other eligibility requirements. This wonderful program often helps l… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testifies Before the Division of Housing and Community Development

Friday, February 10th, 2017
On February 7, 2016 Beth Shay, Esq,. Director of Homeownership Rights at SeniorLAW Center, testified before the Division of Housing and Community Development about the needs of senior homeowners in Philadelphia. The need for a senior triage program in Diversion Court continues. There were 4,141 mortgage foreclosure actions filed in Philadelphia in 2015, about 20% of which came from neighborhood… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Staff Attorney Susanna Ratner, Esq. Awarded 2017 Nolan Fellowship

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
SeniorLAW Center is proud to announce that Staff Attorney Susanna Ratner, Esq. is a recipient of the American Bar Association’s 2017 Nolan Fellowship. Named for the late John S. Nolan, a dedicated and respected ABA Tax Section member, the distinction is awarded to young lawyers who are actively involved in the Section and have shown leadership qualities. Each one-year fellowship includes wa… click for more

JOIN US IN THE FIGHT FOR ELDER JUSTICE!

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
CLICK HERE TO DONATE ONLINE Donate by phone: 215-701-3209 Mail your gift to:  SeniorLAW Center 1501 JFK Boulevard Suite 1501 Philadelphia, PA  19102                … click for more

Holiday Eviction Moratorium: Last Day for Evictions to be completed will be December 16th

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
The Philadelphia Courts  have announced a holiday hiatus .  No evictions will take place between December 17, 2016 – January 2, 2017. Research shows that more than 90% of tenants in Philadelphia are unrepresented and go through the eviction process without an attorney.  We are working to change that daunting statistic.  SeniorLAW Center is proud to represent and serve low-income elderly t… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Appears at Homes Within Reach Conference in Harrisburg

Monday, November 21st, 2016
On November 15, 2016, SeniorLAW Center’s Elizabeth P. Shay, Esq., Coordinator of SeniorLAW Center’s Homeowners Assistance Program, appeared at the Homes Within Reach Conference in Harrisburg on a panel with leaders from Clarifi and The Reinvestment Fund where light was shed on the problems arising from reverse mortgage delinquencies. People gathered from throughout the Commonwealth to discuss … click for more

UBER and LYFT are giving FREE rides to the polls on Tuesday in Pennsylvania!

Monday, November 7th, 2016
Need a ride to the polls on Tuesday? UBER and LYFT are giving FREE rides to the polls on Election Day. Make your voice count by downloading their app and following the instructions on how to get your FREE ride. For more information, click here. For non-partisan election protection, call 1866.OUR.VOTE for problems and questions. Other voting resources: www.Vote411.org http://www.votespa… click for more
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