Center City Office
Community Legal Services - Housing Law
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.

Also provides assistance related to property tax appeals.
1424 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Eligibility: Low income residents of Philadelphia County.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (215) 981-3700 Main
  • (267) 443-2500 Other Philly Tenant Hotline
  • (215) 981-3765 Other Parents Involved with DHS/Child welfare
  • (215) 334-4663 Other Mortgage and tax foreclosure
  • (215) 227-2400 Other Medicaid/Medical As
Intake Procedure: Call for intake. No walk-ins accepted.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
  • Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance
  • Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution
  • Tax Appeals/Audit Assistance
  • Tenant Rights Information/Counseling
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Center City Office
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