Eviction moratorium ends this week; Philly, area counties offer rent assistance

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the federal eviction moratorium expiring this weekend, state and local officials are pleading with people who are behind on their rent to apply for assistance that will keep them in their homes. The eviction moratorium has been extended several times throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but it will end on...

Senator Haywood and PASSHE Announce DEI Funding

Harrisburg, Pa. – July 21, 2021 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) held a hybrid press conference at Kutztown University, to announce new funding for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives at PASSHE universities.  Notable in-person...

Senator Haywood and Community Leaders Call for Permanent Child Tax Credit Payments

PHILADELPHIA – July 13, 2021 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) hosted a press conference and rally, in partnership with Women of Color in the Global Women's Strike, to call for permanent Child Tax Credit payments. The event was held at Maplewood Mall, a historic shopping district in the Germantown section of...

Senator Haywood Announces State Budget Funding and Legislation

Harrisburg, Pa. – June 26, 2021 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced today that Harrisburg lawmakers approved the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s budget for fiscal year 2021-2022. “As our communities recover from COVID-19 and its many repercussions, I am very pleased that funding from the state budget will serve...

PA Approves $30 Million for Community Violence Prevention Programs

Harrisburg, Pa. – June 25, 2021 – The Pennsylvania Legislature has allocated $3o million dollars for community violence prevention programs in the approved 2021-2022 fiscal year budget. The Block Grants will be managed by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) and will support local efforts to take preventive measures to...

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RT @RickSmithShow: Art Haywood: Apply for rental assistance today. Eviction is a court-based process, meaning the landlord has to go to co… 1 day ago
.@CheltenhamSD is partnering with Eric's RX Shoppe to host a Pfizer vaccination clinic at Cedarbrook Middle School… https://t.co/bFYsB3Rar9 1 day ago
📣 The national eviction moratorium ends on Saturday, July 31. 💰 According to @PAHumanServices, there are $847M in… https://t.co/rENbfOUFqj 5 days ago
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