HP Attorney Paul Cohen discusses changes to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program & a bill that would limit the information landlords can use to screen potential tenants.

Philadelphia’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program is now up and running. But not following the sometimes complex and ambiguous rules could cost you time and money.  Rules and timelines seems to regularly change, so the faster you apply, the faster you’ll get paid.  

This HAPCO Philadelphia Town Hall, recorded on April 20, 2021 and led by HP Attorney Paul Cohen, will answer most of your questions. 

Also discussed: a bill in Philadelphia City Council that would limit the documentation landlords may consider as criteria for screening potential tenants.