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Report from CLS and PULP Reveals Energy Insecurity Among Black and Latinx Households in Pennsylvania

Today, Community Legal Services and the Pennsylvania Utility Law Project released a report that reveals that Black and Latinx households in Pennsylvania are more likely to experience unaffordable utility costs and fall behind on their utility bills at a much higher rate than white households. Many of these same communities were hardest hit by COVID-19…

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How To Participate in The 2021 Philadelphia Water Rate Case

Join the 2021 Philadelphia Water Rate Case Public Hearings by Zoom or Phone: Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 1:00 pm  Web: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88260160674 Phone: 929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 882 6016 0674 Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 1:00 pm  Web: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87914683516 Phone: 929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 879 1468 3516 Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 6:00 pm  Web: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83121546904 Phone:…

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Affordable Utilities for Survivors of Domestic Violence

PECO (electric) and PGW (gas) must provide protections for survivors of domestic violence. To qualify for these protections, a survivor must have either: A Protection from Abuse Order (PFA); or A court order which provides clear evidence of domestic violence against the applicant or customer What protections are available? Survivors can only be held responsible…

Utility Shutoffs Are Starting Soon: What to Do to Avoid a Shutoff

Información en Español The Pennsylvania ban on utility shutoffs was recently updated, meaning some utility customers may start getting shutoff notices. However, many low-income customers should be protected from utility shutoff as long as they follow certain steps. Do these things now to protect your household from shutoff: Call your utility company. Notify them that…

Las desconexiones de los servicios públicos comenzarán pronto: ¡Siga estos pasos para evitar que desconecten su servicio!

Recientemente se modificó la prohibición de desconectar los servicios públicos en Pensilvania, lo que significa que es posible que algunos clientes reciban avisos de desconexión. Sin embargo, muchos clientes de bajos ingresos deberían estar protegidos contra la desconexión de los servicios públicos, siempre y cuando tomen ciertas medidas. Siga estos pasos ahora para proteger su…