Staff attorney Sari Bernstein, our clients Tomika Anglin and David Smith, and Renters United Philadelphia member Delores Bell shared testimony with Philadelphia City Council about their experience with discrimination against Housing Choice Voucher renters in the city, and possible solutions.
Joint statement from the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania and Pro-Managed LLC regarding the settlement of their case January 3, 2023 – The Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania (“HEC”) and Pro-Managed LLC are pleased to announce the amicable resolution of their dispute. HEC filed a charge against Pro-Managed LLC with the Philadelphia Commission on Human […]
UPDATE January 3, 2023 – The Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania and Pro-Managed LLC reached an amicable resolution and settlement of their dispute and release the following joint statement: The Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania (“HEC”) and Pro-Managed LLC are pleased to announce the amicable resolution of their dispute. HEC filed a charge against Pro-Managed LLC […]
The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) recently completed their Draft Assessment of Fair Housing for 2022. On July 29, members of Renters United Philadelphia (RUP) submitted comments, drawing on their experience as working class renters in Philadelphia. RUP members specifically focused on housing quality issues in their comments, namimg health and safety […]
The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) recently completed their Draft Assessment of Fair Housing for 2022. On July 28, we submitted comments on this plan, which focused on a persistent barrier to safe and affordable housing: source of income discrimination. Our staff attorney Sari Bernstein recommends steps that the City and […]
February 20, 2020 — Brith Sholom House, a 12-story apartment building on the 3900 block of Conshohocken Avenue, is home to 283 senior citizens, most of whom live on fixed incomes. For over a decade Brith Sholom House has lacked an updated fire suppression system that complies with the Philadelphia Code. And in the past […]
Low-income Philadelphia tenant wins a $22,400 default judgment against ABC Capital, one of the city’s largest landlords.
Rosa Correa and Michael Hamilton, a low-income young couple forced to abandon their north Philadelphia home because of squalid and dangerous living conditions, are suing ABC Capital, one the city’s largest landlords, with the help of the Public Interest Law Center and pro bono lawyers from Ballard Spahr LLP.
Our client, a DJ in Philadelphia, lost his home and livelihood in an illegal eviction.
The Law Center is proud to announce a new partnership, the Tactix Tenant Advocacy Project. This project will support our work defending tenants in municipal court and bringing affirmative cases against landlords and their agents when they break the law. Tactix Real Estate Advisors is the largest “tenant only” commercial brokerage firm in the Delaware […]