Evictions

A proposal for a new program offering counseling to Lehigh County renters is being met with resistance by Hayden Mitman September 8, 2021 A recent proposal from Lehigh County Controller Mark Pinsley would provide free legal counsel to renters who are behind on payments. It could be especially timely as the Supreme Court has recently removed […]

Pennsylvania recently set aside $847 million to support renters who could face evictions now that a federal judge has shot down a nationwide ban on the practice.

Many Americans have been struggling to pay rent during the pandemic. Nationwide, Americans owe more than $70 billion in back rent. It’s not only tenants who are hurting. Many Lehigh Valley landlords are feeling the squeeze.

Eviction protections are set to expire at the end of the month, potentially putting hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians out on the street.

On January 1, a CDC moratorium on evictions will expire. The deadline is creating significant uncertainty for families in the Lehigh Valley, and the organizations getting ready to assist them.


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