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Pennsylvania’s dangerous landlord-tenant law persists | Michael Coard

BY: - August 23, 2023

Back in April, I wrote about the serious problem of landlord-tenant officers in Pennsylvania, who have extraordinary power with very little training. I detailed the March case of 35-year-old Angel Davis, shot in the head and nearly killed by a so-called landlord-tenant officer while he served her with eviction papers in Philadelphia. At a rally […]

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Pa.’s landlord-tenant law literally can get you killed | Michael Coard

BY: - April 7, 2023

Officials have a lot of explaining to do in the shooting of a Philadelphia woman.

State Sen. Nikil Saval, D-Philadelphia, speaks during the Whole-Home Repairs Act Rally held on the Capitol steps on May 24, 2022 in Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. Democrats propose overhauling Philly’s landlord-tenant officer system

BY: - April 3, 2023

Two Philadelphia-area lawmakers want to ensure that public offices — not private contractors — are responsible for handling court orders in landlord-tenant cases.