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Debate Surrounding Mail in Ballots in Pennsylvania Amidst Upcoming 2020 Presidential Election
Debate Surrounding Mail in Ballots in Pennsylvania Amidst Upcoming 2020 Presidential Election

Pennsylvania Republican Senate leaders have introduced new legislation that would ban the use of mail-ballot drop boxes in the upcoming election.

Pritzker Law Group

September 1, 2020

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Philadelphia is the First City to Pass an Employee Protections Bill During Pandemic
Philadelphia is the First City to Pass an Employee Protections Bill During Pandemic

On June 25th, the Philadelphia City Council approved a bill that made it illegal for employers to fire employees who speak up about unsafe COVID...

Rachel Pritzker

August 3, 2020

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Philadelphia Introduces the Good Faith Estimate Provisions During the Impact of COVID-19
Philadelphia Introduces the Good Faith Estimate Provisions During the Impact of COVID-19

As we continue to confront the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in our homes and communities, Philadelphia is no exception.

Pritzker Law Group

July 6, 2020

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Property Damage Laws in Lieu of Philadelphia Protests
Property Damage Laws in Lieu of Philadelphia Protests

The current civil unrest occurring across the nation has left many business owners to pick up the pieces.

Pritzker Law Group

June 1, 2020

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Newly Proposed City Budget, What does this mean for Philadelphia
Newly Proposed City Budget, What does this mean for Philadelphia

The newly proposed “bare bones” budget for Philadelphia contains basics only.

Pritzker Law Group

April 28, 2020

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Philadelphia’s Legislation Changes Amidst COVID-19
Philadelphia’s Legislation Changes Amidst COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has become insurmountable in large metropolises that need governors to step in and issue orders on new legislation for....

Pritzker Law Group

March 22, 2020

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Everything You Need to Know About the Recent 10-Year Tax Abatement Changes
Everything You Need to Know About the Recent 10-Year Tax Abatement Changes

The Philadelphia City Council recently voted to change a tax abatement policy that has been in effect for twenty years.

Pritzker Law Group

February 5, 2020

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What you Need to Know About Philadelphia’s Real Estate Transactional Laws
What you Need to Know About Philadelphia’s Real Estate Transactional Laws

There are some new laws coming into Philadelphia real estate. They are altering the public land sales system, affordable housing reform, rental rights

Pritzker Law Group

February 1, 2020

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5 Changes Coming to Philly Neighborhoods in 2020
5 Changes Coming to Philly Neighborhoods in 2020

Last year’s election cycle brought many changes to Philadelphia’s City Council.

Pritzker Law Group

January 20, 2020

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5 Things You Need to Know About Philadelphia's New 'Universal' Lead Bill
5 Things You Need to Know About Philadelphia's New 'Universal' Lead Bill

5 Things You Need to Know About Bill #180936 - Philadelphia's New 'Universal' Lead Bill that passed on September 26, 2019

Pritzker Law Group

October 14, 2019

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How Philly Zoning Works
How Philly Zoning Works

Philadelphia is rapidly evolving with the redevelopment of old infrastructure and the attraction of new talent, causing the need to reassess policies.

Pritzker Law Group

August 14, 2019

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What are the penalties for violating Philadelphia zoning laws?
What are the penalties for violating Philadelphia zoning laws?

Anyone looking to invest in real estate in Philadelphia needs to know that the city has zoning laws.

Pritzker Law Group

June 5, 2019

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Can a seller force a buyer to close on the purchase of property?
Can a seller force a buyer to close on the purchase of property?

The Pennsylvania Superior Court released a 2019 opinion in Maisano v. Avery regarding the issue.

Pritzker Law Group

May 1, 2019

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What is a Zoning Variance, and how do you obtain one?
What is a Zoning Variance, and how do you obtain one?

Zoning regulations are necessary for a city. They are the guidelines for controlling a city’s land use, signage placement, and property use

Pritzker Law Group

April 20, 2019

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Amid debate, City Council passes bill to study soda tax
Amid debate, City Council passes bill to study soda tax

A bill to study the effects of the controversial soda tax passed council Thursday, following a round of heated debate between City Council members.

Pritzker Law Group

March 22, 2019

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Philadelphia councilwoman delayed major city land deal to help a developer
Philadelphia councilwoman delayed major city land deal to help a developer

The city’s stalled redevelopment of 4601 Market Street finally advanced on Thursday after Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell reversed her decision.

Pritzker Law Group

February 8, 2019

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Philadelphia ranked among most popular places for women to buy homes
Philadelphia ranked among most popular places for women to buy homes

A study found the Philadelphia metro area ranked in the top 10 places in the U.S. where it’s easier for women to buy homes without a co-signor.

Pritzker Law Group

February 8, 2019

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Philadelphia Land Bank reform introduced as fix for troubled sales process
Philadelphia Land Bank reform introduced as fix for troubled sales process

Council member Maria Quiñones-Sanchez introduced a bill to bring additional oversight and transparency to the Philadelphia Land Bank.

Pritzker Law Group

January 25, 2019

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Mayor Kenny signs ‘good cause’ eviction bill
Mayor Kenny signs ‘good cause’ eviction bill

A long-debated eviction protection bill, that ensures landlords can’t evict month-to-month tenants without a fair reason, was signed into law Tuesday.

Pritzker Law Group

January 23, 2019

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Philly property owners won’t have to pay increased taxes while they appeal 2019 assessments
Philly property owners won’t have to pay increased taxes while they appeal 2019 assessments

Philadelphia property owners who appealed their 2019 market values can hold off on paying those increases — for now, at least.

Pritzker Law Group

January 24, 2019

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The Future of Single Family Zoning in Philadelphia
The Future of Single Family Zoning in Philadelphia

In an effort to make housing more affordable in Philadelphia some are considering an end to single family zoning.

Pritzker Law Group

December 20, 2018

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The 8 Steps to Pass a Law in Philadephia
The 8 Steps to Pass a Law in Philadephia

A quick and easy-to-follow lesson on how laws are passed in the city of Philadelphia.

Pritzker Law Group

May 9, 2018

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