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Webinar – COVID-19: Immediate and Longer Term Strategies to Mitigate the Impact on Tenants and Landlords
May 6, 2020
Join the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania for a webinar discussing the immediate and longer term strategies to mitigate the impact on tenants and landlords during COVID-19. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, May 6 from 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Third party mediation is a model that has shown promising results in aiding the landlord and tenant to make alternative arrangements when rental situations go awry. The webinar will highlight a new model in Philadelphia that can be replicated in any community and that has been adapted to meet social distancing requirements. In addition, they will talk about the role landlords can play to ensure housing is foundational to the Pennsylvania recovery strategy.
Presenters include: moderator – Phyllis Chamberlain, Executive Director, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania; panelists – Carolyn Brown, Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity, City of Philadelphia; Lex Harris, Tenants Union Representation Network; Sue Wasserkrug, Esq., Good Shepherd Mediation Program; and Gale Schwartz, Associate Director, Policy & Strategic Initiatives, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania.