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    Programs that provide information and guidance for tenants who need to know their rights and responsibilities regarding leases and rental agreements, deposits, legal eviction procedures, measures to protect themselves from unlawful or retaliatory evictions, rent withholding rights, rent control requirements, privacy rights and other issues that may be of particular interest to tenants. Tenant rights counseling may also include assistance in completing forms, advice regarding a particular dispute and contact with the offending landlord to provide notification that she or he is not in compliance with landlord/tenant laws.

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    Allentown Tenant AssociationServices to members include: - Landlord-Tenant dispute assistance - Type up letters - Education of renter rights - Represented by the association - Contact local and state authorities if needed - Invited to meetings - Kept up to date on any landlord or tenant laws/ordinances - Perform right to know requests to get inspection reports - Look up property assessment records - Give knowledge of house and community based issues - Inspect properties to look for code violations and notify of the code violations that exist - Take pictures and video to document the property's condition - Assist with documenting the situation and gather evidence - Contact location organizations on behalf of members - Inspect properties for members before they move into a rental property - Review rental agreement leases for flaws and explain the lease to members - Explain rental responsibilities for tenants and landlords - Assist with getting renter's insurance - Assist with filing in court against the landlordLehighAllentown Tenant AssociationAllentown Tenant Association
    City of Reading - Property MaintenanceMonitors and enforces City of Reading ordinances related to housing, housing codes, public health and quality of life. Issues permits for restaurants, laundromats, food vendors, and vending machines and conducts regular inspections for food producers and providers.BerksCity of ReadingCity of Reading
    Community Legal Services - Housing LawFor clients in private (landlord) housing, provides advice in cases involving eviction, illegal lockouts, unlawful termination of utilities, and homes in disrepair.

    For clients in subsidized housing, provides advice on: - admissions and evictions - termination of Section 8 - utility allowance problems and repair problems - disability accommodations - domestic violence and assault-related housing issues - PHA grievance hearings - adding or removing family members from a lease - recertification issues
    PhiladelphiaCommunity Legal Services of Philadelphia- Philadelphia; Center CityCommunity Legal Services of Philadelphia
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania - Legal Services (Bristol)Provides services in civil cases and small claims dealing with consumer issues (bankruptcy, foreclosures), housing, abuse, elder law, custody and public benefits. Pro bono programs available.BucksLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania- BristolLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP)
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania - Legal Services (Chester)Legal Services at Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP) provides services in civil cases and small claims. In addition, Pro Bono programs operating in all five counties are avenues through which private attorneys willing to donate their time, advise and represent low-income clients, victims of domestic abuse and the elderly. Legal Services include: - Consumer problems (including bankruptcy, foreclosures and sheriff's sales) - Custody - Denial/Termination of government benefits - Elder law issues - Housing (including Landlord/Tenant disputes, Public Housing and Section 8) - Protection from abuse - Social Security - Employment (including unemployment compensation and expungement of criminal records) - UtilitiesDelawareLASP - Chester OfficeLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP)
    LHOP - Housing Equality and Equity InstituteHandles complaints when people feel they have been discriminated against because of their race, color, religion,ancestry, sex, age, national origin, familial status or disability in the area of housing. Examples of cases include: 1. Refusal to rent to a prospective tenant because of race, color, etc. 2. Charging additional rent due to race, color, etc. 3. Requiring a rental agreement or lease which provides that the tenant shall remain childless or may not maintain a household with a person of a certain age 4. Failing to allow a service/support animal for a person with a disability in an apartment or house with a no pet policy. 5. Not allowing a tenant with a disability that receives social security disability payments the reasonable accommodation of paying rent at a date later than the first of each month when a tenant receives their check after the first. Produces a series of housing rights and responsibilities materials as well as offers private consultations for individuals seeking to understand their specific housing situation. The center also provides educational information on an individual basis and through agency seminars. Also presents "Fair Housing 101", a free, one hour training course that provides discussion and information on fair housing laws and their application. LancasterLHOP - Lancaster Housing Opportunity PartnershipLHOP - Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership
    LHOP - Housing Equality and Equity Institute, YorkHandles complaints when people feel they have been discriminated against because of their race, color, religion,ancestry, sex, age, national origin, familial status or disability in the area of housing. Examples of cases include: 1. Refusal to rent to a prospective tenant because of race, color, etc. 2. Charging additional rent due to race, color, etc. 3. Requiring a rental agreement or lease which provides that the tenant shall remain childless or may not maintain a household with a person of a certain age 4. Failing to allow a service/support animal for a person with a disability in an apartment or house with a no pet policy. 5. Not allowing a tenant with a disability that receives social security disability payments the reasonable accommodation of paying rent at a date later than the first of each month when a tenant receives their check after the first. Produces a series of housing rights and responsibilities materials as well as offers private consultations for individuals seeking to understand their specific housing situation. The center also provides educational information on an individual basis and through agency seminars. Also presents "Fair Housing 101", a free, one hour training course that provides discussion and information on fair housing laws and their application. YorkLHOP - York Housing Opportunity CenterLHOP - Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership
    MidPenn Legal Services - AdamsProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car AdamsMidPenn Legal Services - AdamsMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - BedfordProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car BedfordMidPenn Legal Services - BedfordMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - BerksProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car BerksMidPenn Legal Services - BerksMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - BlairProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car BlairMidPenn Legal Services - BlairMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - Centre/HuntingdonProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car CentreMidPenn Legal Services - Centre/HuntingdonMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - ClearfieldMidPenn Legal Services provides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car ClearfieldMidPenn Legal Services - ClearfieldMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - CumberlandProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car CumberlandMidPenn Legal Services - CumberlandMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - Dauphin and PerryProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car DauphinMidPenn Legal Services - Dauphin and PerryMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - Franklin and FultonMidPenn Legal Services provides free legal services to low-income individuals in civil legal matters. Services include: • Legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts and is handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court. • Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases, custody (defendants when other party has legal representation or child snatch cases or when the child is in immediate danger • Consumer issues (credit card debt collections) • Simple divorces • Welfare: medical assistance and food stamp denials, terminations, over payments and reductions. • SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons. • Unemployment: unemployment compensation denials and overpayments. • Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings and evictions, mortgage foreclosure. • Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house. • POA, Wills and Advanced Directives. • Other legal matters may be handled through the private attorney involvement program (Pro Bono Project), as the cases they take are otherwise covered in the generalized description. FranklinMidPenn Legal Services - Franklin and FultonMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - LancasterProvides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car LancasterMidPenn Legal Services - LancasterMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - LebanonMidPenn Legal Services provides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car LebanonMidPenn Legal Services - LebanonMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - Mifflin and JuniataProvides free legal services to low-income individual in civil matters. Do not handle criminal cases. Services include legal advice, negotiations and/or representation before administrative agencies and in court. Areas of Law: Domestic Violence, Public Benefits, Consumer Law, Family Law, Expungements, Tax Controversy, Housing. This list is not all inclusive. Individuals should contact their local MidPenn Office to check on the services provided.MifflinMidPenn Legal Services - Mifflin and JuniataMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - SchuylkillMidPenn Legal Services provides free legal services to low income individuals in civil matters. Services include legal advice, negotiations and representation before agencies and courts. Handled through advice, brief service and/or representation in court: - Representation of plaintiffs in protection from abuse cases - Custody (defendants when other party has legal representation and child snatch cases); pro se assistance for parents wishing to file for custody - Simple Divorce (pro se assistance only) - Welfare: Medical Assistance and Food Stamps denials, terminations, over payments and reductions - SSDI/Supplemental Security Income: Denials, terminations and over payments; assistance with initial applications for homeless persons - Unemployment Compensation denials and overpayments - Housing: Illegal lockouts and landlord utility shut-offs, public housing/Section 8 eviction hearings, poor housing conditions and evictions, mortgage foreclosure - Sheriff's Sales: To prevent loss of personal property or house - Guardianship for incapacitated adults over the age of 60. POA and advanced directives for individuals over the age of 60 Other matters handled through Volunteer Attorney Program (Pro Bono Project) include: - Consumer problems - School expulsions or IEP hearings - Driver's License suspension appeal hearings See MidPenn Legal Services file for brochures on the following subjects: Government Benefits Social Security Medicare Public/Subsidized Housing SSI Utility Bills/Shut-Offs Bankruptcy Mobile Home Parks Divorce Law Student Records District Justices Canceling Contracts Repossessions Expulsions Debt Collection Practices Right to an Education Food Stamps Eviction Protection from Abuse Child Custody & Visitation Buying or Repairing a Car SchuylkillMidPenn Legal Services - SchuylkillMidPenn Legal Services
    MidPenn Legal Services - YorkProvides civil legal assistance to low-income clients and to victims of domestic violence who otherwise have no place else to turn. Representation/legal advice in areas such as the following: Protection from abuse Child custody/visitation Landlord/tenant dispute, public housing Government benefits (welfare, unemployment compensation) Utility shut-offs Sheriffs sales/levys Mortgage foreclosures YorkMidPenn Legal Services - YorkMidPenn Legal Services
    Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Tenant Action Group (TAG)"A Voice for the Voiceless" Tenant Rights Advocacy, Outreach and Referrals, and free workshops and classes that educate tenants about their legal rights and responsiblities.MontgomeryMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Montogomery; NorristownMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
    Neighborhood Legal Services Association - BeaverProvides free civil legal services to low income individuals and families without the means to hire a private attorney. Provides representation to survivors of domestic violence in Protection from Abuse (PFA) proceedings. May provide direct representation, advice, assistance in self-representation, brief service, limited legal assistance or referral to a private attorney (including free and reduced-fee), depending on case. Provides community education on legal topics. While NLSA does not provide assistance with Veterans' Benefits, they can provide legal assistance to eligible veterans who are having problems with their housing, utilities, or other issues within NLSA's priorities.BeaverNeighborhood Legal Services AssociationNeighborhood Legal Services Association
    Neighborhood Legal Services Association - ButlerProvides free civil legal services to low income individuals and families without the means to hire a private attorney. Provides representation to survivors of domestic violence in Protection from Abuse (PFA) proceedings. May provide direct representation, advice, assistance in self-representation, brief service, limited legal assistance or referral to a private attorney (including free and reduced-fee), depending on case. Provides community education on legal topics. While NLSA does not provide assistance with Veterans' Benefits, they can provide legal assistance to eligible veterans who are having problems with their housing, utilities, or other issues within NLSA's priorities.ButlerNeighborhood Legal Services AssociationNeighborhood Legal Services Association
    Neighborhood Legal Services Association - LawrenceProvides free civil legal services to low income individuals and families without the means to hire a private attorney. Provides representation to survivors of domestic violence in Protection from Abuse (PFA) proceedings. May provide direct representation, advice, assistance in self-representation, brief service, limited legal assistance or referral to a private attorney (including free and reduced-fee), depending on case. Provides community education on legal topics. While NLSA does not provide assistance with Veterans' Benefits, they can provide legal assistance to eligible veterans who are having problems with their housing, utilities, or other issues within NLSA's priorities.LawrenceNeighborhood Legal Services AssociationNeighborhood Legal Services Association
    North Penn Legal Services - Lehigh ValleyLegal advocates for low-income individuals and families helps people establish eligibility for public benefits, protect themselves from domestic violence, gain access to healthcare and avoid loss of housing due to uninhabitability, eviction or foreclosure. Can also provide self-help materials, trainings and community workshops on a range of legal issues. NorthamptonNorth Penn Legal Services - Lehigh ValleyNorth Penn Legal Services - Lehigh Valley
    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General - Landlord / Tenant AssistanceAccepts complaints via mail on tenant landlord matters. Has subpeona powers to investigate cases. Provides information and complaint handling on tenant / landlord problems, including those related to mobile homes. DauphinPennsylvania Office of Attorney GeneralPennsylvania Office of Attorney General
    TURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Childhood Lead Prevention ProgramProvides advocacy for tenants who are having difficulties getting the hazardous lead removed from their homes. It also educates tenants on how to get help and care for their lead poisoned children.PhiladelphiaTURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Philadelphia; Center CityTenant Union Representative Network
    TURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Court Preparation ClassesOffers a Court Preparation Class (Eviction Defense) every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00am at Municipal Court, 34 S. 11th Street, 4th Floor. This class assists those who have been served with an eviction notice by the landlord or a notice to appear in court.PhiladelphiaTURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Philadelphia; Center CityTenant Union Representative Network
    TURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Individualized Tenant CounselingTrained tenants' rights specialists meet with tenants to discuss housing questions and problems and assist in resolving the problem. Counselor also educates the tenant, advocate for his/her rights, and make referrals as needed.PhiladelphiaTURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Philadelphia; Center CityTenant Union Representative Network
    TURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Senior Assistance Program (TAGADAPT)Designed to meet the specific needs of elderly tenants through phone counseling and home visits. In addition, the program can provide a small number of adaptive modifications in the homes of low-income senior tenants who need them in order to remain in their apartment. Modifications are generally grab bars for the bathtub or toilet, handheld showers, and bath benches.PhiladelphiaTURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Philadelphia; Center CityTenant Union Representative Network
    TURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Tenant OrganizingExperienced tenant organizers will come to an apartment building and meet with groups of tenants interested in forming a tenant council.PhiladelphiaTURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Philadelphia; Center CityTenant Union Representative Network
    TURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Tenant Self-Help ClassesOffers a free Tenants' Rights workshop to educate tenants about their legal rights and responsibilities. It is held at TAG's office. Also offers a Court Preparation Class (Eviction Defense) every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00am at Municipal Court.PhiladelphiaTURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Philadelphia; Center CityTenant Union Representative Network

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