Category: News

Coronavirus poses challenge for grandparents raising kids | KYW

Executive Director Karen Buck and Project Director Janine Dunlap Kiah were featured on Cherri Gregg’s show on KYWNewsradio. The show highlighted the challenges that older people and grandparents raising grandchildren are facing during COVID-19. Read more and hear more here. 



SeniorLAW Center Supports Fair Housing, Comments on Proposed HUD Rule

On Monday, March 16th, SeniorLAW Center submitted comments to the Department of Housing and Urban Development concerning the Department’s Proposed Rule, “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing.” The Proposed Rule would replace the current 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule. SeniorLAW Center’s Jacob Speidel and Amelia Fanelli expressed deep concern that the proposed redefinition of fair housing…



Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Older Adults: Resources and Information

  All of our physical offices are closed as of 3/16/2020 at 5 p.m.  However, all our staff are working remotely.   We encourage all older adults who need our services at SeniorLAW Center to contact us by phone: 215-988-1242 (Philadelphia) 610-910-0210 (Bucks/Montgomery) 610-910-0215 (Delaware/Chester)  1-877-PA SR LAW (Statewide) We have canceled all external events, including…



SeniorLAW Center Presents our 2020 Champions for Justice!

  • Posted on February 1, 2020

  • News

Join us as we celebrate our work and the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote while honoring these remarkable women advocates and leaders.  U.S. Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon                         Councilmember Helen Gym                      …



New legislation targets bed bug infestations in Philadelphia

  • Posted on January 29, 2020

  • News

Thanks to a new law in Philadelphia, landlords will soon be required to pay the full cost of extermination if a tenant reports bedbugs within a year of moving in, or within 6 months of an infestation in an adjoining unit. This is good news for everyone, as it will reduce the spread of infestations.…