Community Legal Services of Philadelphia- Philadelphia; Center City
Community Legal Services - Housing Law
For clients in private (landlord) housing, provides advice in cases involving eviction, illegal lockouts, unlawful termination of utilities, and homes in disrepair.



For clients in subsidized housing, provides advice on:
- admissions and evictions
- termination of Section 8
- utility allowance problems and repair problems
- disability accommodations
- domestic violence and assault-related housing issues
- PHA grievance hearings
- adding or removing family members from a lease
- recertification issues
1424 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (215) 981-3700 Main
  • (267) 443-2500 Other Tenant Helpline
  • (215) 981-3765 Other Parents Involved with DHS/Child welfare
  • (215) 334-4663 Other Mortgage and tax foreclosure
  • (215) 227-2400 Other Medicaid/Medical Assistan
  • (215) 981-3700 Main
Intake Procedure: Call for information.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: Rachel Garland, Managing Attorney, Housing Unit
Services:
  • Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance
  • Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution
  • Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution
  • Tenant Rights Information/Counseling
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Community Legal Services of Philadelphia- Philadelphia; Center City
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