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07/11/2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Philadelphia Bar Association

Phone: 215-2386300


Civil Rights Committee on Philadelphia's Housing Crisis July 15

Join the Civil Rights Committee Tuesday, July 15, 12:00 p.m., 11th Floor Conference Center Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., to hear several speakers discuss the housing crisis facing Philadelphia's homeowners and tenants.

Featured guests include:

  • Phil Lord
    Executive Director, Tenant Union Representative Network
    Discussing the city's suspension of the requirement that landlords document that there are no fire, health and safety violations in their residential properties being offered for rent.
  • Laura Weinbaum
    Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, Project H.O.M.E.
    Discussing the status of the city’s 10-year plan to end homelessness.
  • Pamela Kennebrew
    Housing Counselor, Philadelphia Unemployment Project
    Discussing the subprime mortgage foreclosure crisis and the First Judicial District's groundbreaking Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Pilot Program.

Register online for the event here.

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