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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 letter was sent by Rasheedah Phillips, Managing Attorney of CLS's Housing Unit, to the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Philadelphia Housing Authority on October...
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 letter was sent to Members of the Urban Affairs Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on April 11, 2016. On May 18th, the bill was voted out of Urban Affairs Committee...
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...
By now, you likely know that the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA), in cooperation with the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA), has started eminent domain proceedings to take title to many...
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...
The following letter was sent to members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on October 27, 2015. To Members of the House of Representatives: Community Legal Services of Philadelphia...