coronavirus

Housing Advocates Prep for Worst-Case Scenario on Evictions in Philadelphia

A Pennsylvania moratorium on eviction actions expired Monday, clearing the way for nearly 1,800 evictions previously in progress to resume in a city that sees close to 20,000 annually. But an announcement late Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could put a federal hold through the end of the year on many of those evictions starting Friday. | From: NBC10/Telemundo62 (Read more.)

Community and Family

Philly arts venues to go red for live events workers

It’s called Red Alert, and it’s not just Philadelphia. People who work in theaters, convention centers, and live events around the world have been out of work for nearly six months due to the coronavirus. Red Alert is an international effort to push for awareness and legislation to help millions of people not able to earn a paycheck. | From: WHYY (Read more.)