A recent Pew Charitable Trusts article highlighted a growing problem across the country – overdue water bills causing the loss of a family home. In Philadelphia, getting behind on your water bills could mean losing your home through a...
Phil the Groundhog did not see his shadow this year. Which means, of course, that spring is coming early! Good news! Your utility winter protections still last until April 1, even if spring comes early.
Each year, residential...
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Service will be holding a Public Hearing on the LIHEAP 2019 Proposed State Plan on Thursday, July 5 from 10am to noon at the Free Library Montgomery Auditorium, 1901 Vine Street in Philadelphia. Please...
Philadelphia Water wants to raise your bill. Voice your opinion at one of these hearings, and find out more information below.
Monday, April 16,10:00–12:00p.m.
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Are you having trouble paying your electric, gas, or water bills?
We may be able to help!
March 29, 2018
10 AM – 1 PM
Community Legal Services
North Philadelphia Law Center
1410 W Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19140
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) opens today. LIHEAP grants can be used to help pay a home heating bill, to prevent a utility shut off, or to get service restored. LIHEAP also provides emergency home heater repair...
Come SPEAK OUT About PECO’s Prepaid Electric Meter Plan
PUBLIC HEARINGS TO BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 24
Center CityApril 24, 10am - 12pm
The Betsy Ross Room
801 Market Street
(enter on 8th...
Learn more and speak out about the proposed rate increase!
Despite calls from consumer and low income advocates to significantly amend Chapter 14 of the Public Utility Code in 2014, Pennsylvania lawmakers continued to permit utility companies to terminate and deprive low-income customers of life-...
Today, water affordability legislation passed unanimously in Philadelphia City Council. CLS proudly supports this groundbreaking legislation, sponsored by Councilwoman Quiñones Sánchez, to establish income-based, affordable water bills for...