Category: News

Ways to protect your home from foreclosure during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Posted on June 28, 2020

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Due to COVID-19, many families have been experiencing financial hardships. This has made it difficult for some people to pay their mortgage. Here are some important steps you can take NOW to solve your mortgage problems. 1. Find out if your mortgage is guaranteed by the United States government since these loans have important emergency…



SeniorLAW Center Celebrates Juneteenth

  • Posted on June 18, 2020

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In observance of Juneteenth, SeniorLAW Center will close its offices this Friday, June 19th. SeniorLAW Center’s Co-Chair of its Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Alex Deering stated, “This holiday commemorates how far we have come, but helps us remember that just like the freed people in Galveston, Texas in 1865, although we dream of a country…



SeniorLAW Center stands for justice for all

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on June 2, 2020

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Today we work to honor the lives of those lost to racial violence and injustice. George Floyd and so, so many others, from the Middle Passage on. We work every day to change the historic and current disparities of poverty, housing, health, education, employment and access to justice. We stand with our clients and our…



Governor Wolf extends receipt of mail-in ballot by one week

Governor Wolf extends the mail-in ballot by one week for Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. Amid a surge in mail-in ballots, the COVID-19 public health emergency and civil disturbances in six counties, Governor Tom Wolf today signed an executive order extending the deadline for county election offices in Allegheny, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Montgomery and Philadelphia…



SeniorLAW Center joins other housing rights advocates to support Governor Wolf’s moratorium on evictions in Pennsylvania during the global pandemic

SeniorLAW Center joined Neighborhood Legal Services, The Community Justice Project, Action-Housing,Inc., Pittsburgh United, Pittsburgh Union of Regional Renters, and Tenants Union Representative Network in an amicus brief supporting Governor Wolf’s moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 crisis. When Governor Wolf declared an emergency in the face of the deadly Coronavirus, he enacted a section of…