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The Value Of Renter’s Insurance

What recourse do you have if another neighbor in your apartment building causes damage to your property by fire, flood or an overflowing toilet?


(Philadelphia city councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, in 2011.  File photo from City of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia Councilwoman Modifies Lead Paint Testing Bill To Address Critics

Politics as the art of compromise was very evident in Philadelphia City Council with the apparent resolution of a dispute over a plan to require more lead paint testing in rental buildings.


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President Repeals ‘Burdensome’ Paperwork Requirements For Landlords

The law was designed to crack down on contractors working under the table, but everyone agreed it would be too much hassle for too little benefit.