Utility Allowances 101 (Webinar)
Please join the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN), Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP), Community Legal Services (CLS), and the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) on Friday, October 7th from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM for this free Utility Allowances 101 webinar.
This training will provide practical guidance to advocates who work with public and subsidized housing tenants and who wish to explore whether current utility allowances are inadequate.
The webinar will cover the legal requirements imposed on housing authorities when setting utility allowances; discussion of the facts advocates would need to gather and how to do so; and advice on how to engage with tenants, housing authorities and HUD.
Participants in the webinar will be provided a A Practical Guide for Advocating on Behalf of Public and Subsidized Housing Tenants Who Receive Utility Allowances prepared by NCLC.
- Presenter: Charlie Harak, Senior Attorney, National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)
- Introductions by: Joline Price, Supervising Attorney, Energy Unit, Community Legal Services (CLS)
- Moderated by: Madi Keaton, Energy Justice Coordinator, Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP)
A recording of the presentation, as well as the slides and other materials, will be sent out and uploaded to the PULP website following the webinar. Even if you are unable to attend, be sure to register to receive the materials in your inbox following the presentation.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1.0) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
PLEASE NOTE: if you are requesting CLE credit for attending this webinar you must actively participate in the entire webinar. There will be interactive polls launched during the webinar that you will have to respond to in order to prove your active participation.
IF WE DO NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE TO EVERY POLL QUESTION WE ARE UNABLE TO GIVE YOU THE CLE CREDIT.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For questions, please contact Madi Keaton at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelly Bock Yeckley at email@example.com