ID.me presents barriers to unemployment insurance and other government benefits

During the pandemic, ID.me, a company providing digital identity credentials that promised to screen out fraudulent claims but “leave no identity behind,” emerged as a potential savior against rampant unemployment benefit fraud.  Since then, ID.me’s influence has increased, as numerous federal departments and scores of states have signed on for its services, including in the…

Pennsylvania va a iniciar un Fondo de Asistencia para Dueños de Propiedad (HAF) para ayudar los que han sufrido una dificultad económica a causa de la pandemia de coronavirus.

En marzo de 2021, el presidente Biden firmo como ley El Plan Estadounidense de Rescate (American Rescue Plan). El plan de rescate incluye $350 millón de dólares para un Fondo de Asistencia Para Dueños de Propiedad (“HAF”) para ayudar dueños de propiedad en Pennsylvania que han sufrido una dificultad económica a causa de la pandemia…

Pennsylvania to Launch Homeowner Assistance Fund to Help Homeowners Who Have Experienced a Financial Hardship Associated With the COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated 09/02/2021 Información en Español   In March 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law.  The Rescue Plan included $350 million for a Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) to help Pennsylvania homeowners who have experienced a financial hardship associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Federal law sets certain requirements about who can receive the…

Testimony in Support of Full Use of Homeowner Assistance Funds to Help Pennsylvanians in Foreclosure

Community Legal Services attorney Rachel Gallegos testified on June 10, 2021, in support of Councilmember Cherelle Parker’s resolution calling for swift state action on the Homeowners Assistance Fund (HAF) to help thousands of low- and moderate-income homeowners who have been affected by COVID and are at risk of foreclosure. Read the full resolution   My…