Regional Housing Legal Services staff congratulate clients Housing Visions and Genesis Housing Corporation on the grand opening of Beech Street Factor. Beech Street Factory will create 43 units of affordable housing in Pottstown and will house Artfusion, a community art school, and gallery.
Regional Housing Legal Services (RHLS) has a long-standing tradition of welcoming law students during the summer months to intern with our attorneys.
RHLS has created a Toolkit for advocates in connection with the new report: Protections Delayed: State Housing Finance Agency Compliance With The Violence Against Women Act.
The Toolkit is designed to be easily downloadable/printable, and includes: Continue reading “Toolkit: Protections Delayed”
A domestic violence survivor comes to you with an eviction notice. The reason? Multiple 911 calls. In other words, the survivor suffered abuse at home and called for help. How do you make sure they aren’t improperly evicted?
If your client lives in a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) property, there are protections under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), but enforcement isn’t always automatic. This post teaches you: 1) how to identify LIHTC units; 2) the VAWA rights for persons in LIHTC units; and 3) first steps to take if you are seeing a systemic problem. Continue reading “Evicted for Calling 911? How Advocates Can Fight Back.”
Regional Housing Legal Services (RHLS) Staff Attorney, Jack Stucker, will be leaving RHLS to bring his expertise to the Delaware State Housing Authority. His last day at is Friday, May 5th.
Jack began working at RHLS as a law student in his last year at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law. He first learned of RHLS while working at Community Legal Services’ Housing Unit. During his final semester, he learned that he was awarded a Fellowship position through the Independence Foundation’s Public Interest Law Fellowship program. When his fellowship concluded, Jack became a full-time staff attorney. Continue reading “Jack Stucker, RHLS Staff Attorney, Moves on to New Opportunities”