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Philadelphia council votes to extend eviction diversion

The program requires landlords to participate in mediation with tenants and apply for rental assistance at least 45 days before filing an eviction request with the courts.

By The Associated Press

Why $1 billion in rent relief isn’t keeping some Pa. tenants safe from eviction

While a long-feared wave of evictions hasn’t come to pass, a lack of coordination between programs and courts leaves some renters in a pinch.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

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As a potential eviction surge looms, Pa. officials are pointing to more than $1 billion in housing assistance money

Though the program has hit roadblocks since it was created in March, county and state housing agencies are hoping money earmarked for the Emergency Rental Assistance program will stave off a surge of eviction notices.

By Sam Dunklau and Gabriela Martínez

Explainer: Will Pa. evictions spike despite rental help?

As of June 7, roughly 3.2 million people in the U.S. said they face eviction in the next two months, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press