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Midstate housing advocates warn of mounting eviction crisis

Both tenants and landlords struggle to pay bills as the federal eviction moratorium expiration looms and employment in the commonwealth remains above the national average.

By Julia Agos

Gaping loopholes and vague state guidance leave some Pa. families out of a home despite federal ban on evictions

But in Pennsylvania, a Spotlight PA investigation found an inconsistent system of justice across the 67 counties, leaving many vulnerable residents without the protections they were promised.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

‘Do you know anywhere I can go?’: Evictions continue in Philadelphia even as city, CDC tries to halt wave

“I get some papers in the mail, eviction papers,” she said. “Last Friday, a man came and made sure I got it. I just started crying.”

By Ryan Briggs/WHYY

Wolf extends statewide disaster proclamation, eviction moratorium expires as advocates call for action

The commonwealth will continue providing emergency services and extensions due to the coronavirus pandemic, with one notable exception.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: September 2, 2020 | 12:13 pm

After waffling, Gov. Tom Wolf says he can’t extend Pa.’s eviction ban, looks to lawmakers

Republican lawmakers said they are looking at what options they have to extend another lifeline to tenants.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Wolf won’t extend state’s eviction moratorium, office says

Housing advocates predict a rush to Pennsylvania’s courthouses and a wave of evictions once the moratorium expires Tuesday.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press