July 11, 2008
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.