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Property tax and rent rebate program will soon serve more older Pennsylvanians

The rebate program had not seen a full update since 2006 despite repeated bipartisan efforts to stem enrollment declines.
By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Proposal to update ailing Pa. rent, property tax rebate program would reverse decade of decline

Gov. Josh Shapiro has proposed increasing rent and property tax rebate amounts and raising the income limits to make an additional 173,000 people eligible.
By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

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Renters in parts of Pa. shut out of rent relief as counties elsewhere sit on millions in unused aid

The inefficiency was caused by state lawmakers who chose to distribute most of the money by population rather than the actual number of renters in each county.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

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

Need help paying a past due utility bill? Call before the end of September

About 750,000 residential accounts are at risk of termination statewide.

By Kate Giammarise/WESA