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May 20, 2024
Pennsylvania Attorney General Michelle Henry is advising Pennsylvania consumers of potential impacts from Red Lobster restaurant closings and the national chain is filing for bankruptcy. Although the location closures so far have mostly affected restaurants in other states, Red Lobster’s website
May 16, 2024
Join the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, Regional Housing Legal Services, Neighborhood Allies, and LISC Philadelphia on May 22 as they kick off a new project to preserve affordable rental housing across Pennsylvania!
May 16, 2024
Health Promotion Council's Technology Assisted Children's Home Program (TACHP) will host an Eastern Pennsylvania Special Needs Association (ESPNA) quarterly meeting on May 28, 2024 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern. This HYBRID EVENT will feature a presentation on Medicaid (Medical Assistance)
May 15, 2024
Today marks the start of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Summer Internship Program, which commences with an annual poverty law training. This two-day orientation, held at the PLAN, Inc. Office on May 15-16, serves as a crucial foundation for interns who will be working with civil legal aid organizations
May 14, 2024
Attorney General Michelle Henry announced a settlement with a Warren County property management company regarding allegations that water was unlawfully shut off to occupied properties. Miller Properties Group, LLC and its owner, Jason Miller, disconnected water service to rental properties as a
May 13, 2024
The National Center on Law & Elder Rights is hosting a free webinar entitled A Deep Dive into HUD’s New Income and Asset Rules on June 13, 2024 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern. In January 2023, HUD published new regulations pursuant to federal law that impacts all HUD tenants. The Housing Opportunity
May 10, 2024
The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at George Washington University is hosting the latest installment of its Health Center Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Planning, Implementation, and Practice (PIP) webinar series on May 23, 2024 at 1:00 PM Eastern. This session, entitled Exploring
May 9, 2024
The Social Security Administration recently published a final rule, “Expand the Definition of a Public Assistance Household.” This final rule announces one of several updates to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) regulations that will help people receiving and applying for SSI. SSI provides monthly

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