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Important tips to know about Social Security Disability in the time of Covid-19:

  • In-person hearings are being postponed and claimants have a right to ask for an in-person hearing if a phone hearing is scheduled;

NPLS Continuing Legal Education Program

NPLS now offers Distance Learning CLEs!

For Fair Housing Month in April, North Penn Legal Services is hosting four timely Fair Housing topics via Zoom over the course of two weeks. Please review all four sessions and be sure to follow the registration link for each session you wish to attend!

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Moratorium on residential evictions now is extended to June 30, 2021. Tenants who are behind in their rent and meet the qualifications must complete the declaration and give it to their landlord or property manager.

Tax Day is April 15th … usually. But this year, that deadline has been extended until May 17, 2021. If you or your clients do not normally file tax returns because they are not required to due to limited earnings, this may be the year to do so!

NEED HELP WITH PAST DUE RENT AND UTILITIES?
EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSSISTANCE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE NOW!

2020 marks the 9th year that Raise a Glass to Justice will benefit North Penn Legal Services. This is a great chance to relax after a long day of work (and raise a glass from home!), celebrate the important work of bringing civil legal justice to low-income people in Northeast PA, and most importantly, make a difference by supporting NPLS. 

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