What is the Philadelphia Lead Paint Ordinance?

WHAT IS THE PHILADELPHIA LEAD PAINT ORDINANCE? The Philadelphia Lead Paint Disclosure Law (Chapter 6-800) requires landlords to certify that a property is “lead free” or “lead safe” before the property is rented to prospective tenants.  According to the Ordinance which is enforced in Philadelphia Civil Court, a Certified Lead Inspector must inspect housing targeted […]

Eviction Process in Philadelphia, PA

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO EVICT SOMEONE FROM MY RENTAL PROPERTY? A: Forty to sixty days from filing the complaint to lockout if required.  If the tenant contests the eviction or files an appeal the eviction may take longer.  You may be able to expedite the process by filing for a court date on […]