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May 14, 2021

Essay: Cutting funds for eviction prevention is a step back - WHYY

Chancellor Lauren P. McKenna and Catherine Car and Joseph A. Sullivan, co-chairs of the Civil Gideon and Access to Justice Task Force, urge the city to invest $3 million in eviction prevention funding to contain the housing crisis.

The COVID-19 pandemic has harmed us all, but it has been especially catastrophic for some of Philadelphia’s most vulnerable residents. Philadelphia has the unfortunate designation of being one of the poorest big cities in the United States, with many residents just one crisis away from facing joblessness, homelessness, or insurmountable debt.…Read More at WHYY

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