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Many families do not realize they are living in toxic homes. Lead paint puts children at risk for serious health issues and developmental delays, yet housing laws regarding lead paint are poorly...
The following testimony was delivered by Rasheedah Phillips, Managing Attorney of CLS's Housing Unit, in front of Philadelphia City Council on March 20, 2017. Good afternoon, my name is Rasheedah...
Philadelphia is the poorest major city in the country, with many residents struggling to balance rising housing costs with utility bills, medical expenses, and other necessities.  More than half...
The following statement was delivered by CLS Managing Attorney George Gould on October 31, 2016 at a press conference about lead safety in Philadelphia. Good morning.  My name is George Gould...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Managing Attorney Rasheedah Phillips on July 20, 2016 in support of Rep. Donna Johnson-Bullock's Fair Chance for Housing Legislation. Good afternoon...
Working with three law students from the Justice Lab at Sheller Center since January, CLS Managing Attorney Rasheedah Phillips and the students created a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Managing Attorney Rasheedah Phillips to the Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) on April 19, 2016, on their action plan to...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Managing Attorney Rasheedah Phillips, in front of the Committee on Public Health and Human Services of Philadelphia City Council on March 2, 2016, in...
Mayor-Elect Jim Kenney has voiced strong support for policy initiatives that can help improve housing in the City of Philadelphia.  Community Legal Services (CLS) suggests a list of policy...
CLS Managing Attorney George D. Gould delivered the following testimony to Philadelphia City Council on October 27, 2015. The bill passed on the same day. Good morning.  My name is George...