Below is our collection of NLSA informational videos, these videos highlight the various aspects of NLSA’s mission.
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NLSA Summary Video
A brief overview of NLSA and the services it provides to low-income individuals in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence Counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Many tenants do not realize that they have certain rights under the law in Pennsylvania. Among those rights is a protection against self-help evictions when the landlord changes the locks or renders the property unusable without following the property eviction procedures.
What a tenant should do when a landlord fails to pay the utility bill and the service is going to be shut off
LIHEAP and CAP Programs
Financial assistance is available for low-income individuals in Pennsylvania who need help in paying their utility bills or preventing a termination of their utility services.
Many tenants do not receive their security deposits back from the landlords when they move out of the property. Find out what type of notice you need to give your landlord and what to do if your landlord does not give your deposit back.
Money! Money! Money!
Consumer Law Tips for Survivors of Domestic Violence:
Basic ideas about money management, some good ideas, and some mistakes to avoid.
Housing Rights of DV Survivors
Federal housing rights of victims of domestic violence under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
Manufactured Home Community Rights Act
Know your rights under the new law in Pennsylvania governing manufactured home communities (mobile home parks) which came into effect in March of 2011.
Filing an Eviction Appeal
Find out the steps that you need to take in order to file an appeal of an eviction decision from the Magisterial District Court to the Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania.