The Housing Crisis Facing Philadelphia’s Homeowners and Tenants

Posted by on July 14, 2008

Join the Civil Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association

Tuesday, July 15, 12:00 p.m., 11th Floor Conference Center
Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market Street

None of Us Are Home Until All of Us Are Home:
The Housing Crisis Facing Philadelphia’s Homeowners and Tenants

Phil Lord,Executive Director, Tenant Union Representative Network
Discussing the city’s suspension of the requirement that landlords document that there are no fire, health and safety violations in their residential properties being offered for rent

Laura Weinbaum, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, Project H.O.M.E.
Discussing the status of the city’s 10-year plan to end homelessness

Pamela Kennebrew, Housing Counselor, Philadelphia Unemployment Project
Discussing the subprime mortgage foreclosure crisis and the First Judicial District’s groundbreaking Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Pilot Program

George D. Gould, Managing Attorney, Housing Unit, Community Legal Services
Discussing the recent inclusionary housing legislation passed by City Council

Free Admission; Lunch is $7.50, or bring your own

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