Category: News

Eviction Moratorium Lifted: How You Can Get Help

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on September 21, 2021

  • News

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most parts of Pennsylvania have resumed the eviction of tenants, even as many residents still suffer the effects of the pandemic-induced recession. If you or someone you know is facing eviction, here are some…



ABA Adopts Resolution on Nursing Home Size and Density

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on August 13, 2021

  • News

The American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging adopted a resolution, co-sponsored by the Civil Rights & Social Justice and Senior Lawyers divisions, urging Congress and the Department of Health and Human Services to review long-term care facilities with an eye toward phasing in size and design standards. It states that the prevailing model…



New Family Court procedures as court re-opens post pandemic

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on July 2, 2021

  • News

NEW PHILADELPHIA FAMILY COURT PROCEDURES Beginning July 6, 2021, Philadelphia Family Court will fully open for in-person services and most remote court services will no longer be offered. ATTENDING YOUR HEARING From July 6, 2021, ALL court proceedings, except support conferences, will take place in person at Family Court located at 1501 Arch Street. If…



COUNCIL PASSES RENTERS’ ACCESS ACT, SETTING NATIONWIDE PRECEDENT FOR TENANT SCREENING REFORM

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on June 24, 2021

  • News

Today, City Council passed two bills that would regulate the tenant application and screening process and give renters a fair shot at securing long-term rental housing in the wake of the pandemic. Introduced by Councilmember Kendra Brooks (At-Large), the bills aim to increase transparency and accountability by clarifying the criteria that landlords use when evaluating…



Thank you for joining us at our 2021 Gala!

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on May 12, 2021

  • News

Thank you for joining us and supporting our work at our 2021 Gala! This year’s Gala honored our brave clients and remarkable women who helped us pave the way in elder justice and women’s leadership: U.S. Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon, Philadelphia Councilmember Helen Gym, Cherri Gregg, Esq., Kathy E. Ochroch, Esq., Hall of Fame inductee…



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