Philadelphia’s tax one-year non-collection rate hit a low of 3.9% in 2017, according to a report out in February from the Pew Research Center.[LINK]. This marked the third year in a row that the City has seen a decrease in the number of properties with uncollected taxes, outpacing similar cities with high poverty rates. According…
In 2018, Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania signed the Clean Slate Act. With its signing, Pennsylvania became the first state
Each year, residential Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) and PECO customers are protected from utility shut offs by the winter moratorium. In Pennsylvania, it is illegal for utility companies to shut off services for low-income customers because of non-payment between December 1 and March 31. To be protected
The Presidential Administration’s proposal would take food away from 755,000 people, including 90,000 Pennsylvanians.
We often talk about the various kinds of traumas experienced by children in the child welfare system –the traumas that they experienced as a result of whatever situation landed them in foster care in the first place, the trauma of removal from their parents, and the traumas that can happen all too often in foster care.