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Philly Councilmembers, State Officials, Public Call for Extension of City Eviction Moratorium

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Audience members at Philadelphia City Council listen to testimony on a bill that would guarantee legal counsel to those facing eviction in 2019.

Members of Philadelphia City Council joined with state elected officials and members of the public to call for an extension of the city’s eviction moratorium. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports people are being locked out of their homes even though the federal government has stepped back in.

(Original air-date: 8/13/21)