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File #: 210330-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN MAYOR'S OFFICE
File created: 4/15/2021 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 6/24/2021
Title: Amending Chapter 9-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Landlord and Tenant," by adding a new Section 9-810, entitled "Prospective Tenant Screening Practices," to regulate the application and selection process for housing units, and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Thomas
Indexes: LANDLORD AND TENANT
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 210330-A02, As Amended on Floor.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/24/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:1 Action details Not available
6/17/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
6/17/20212 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/17/20212 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
6/10/20211 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
6/10/20211 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/10/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
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Amending Chapter 9-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Landlord and Tenant," by adding a new Section 9-810, entitled "Prospective Tenant Screening Practices," to regulate the application and selection process for housing units, and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Landlord and Tenant" is amended as follows:

CHAPTER 9-800. LANDLORD AND TENANT

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? 9-810. Prospective Tenant Screening Practices.

(1) Definitions.

(a) Dwelling Unit. Any building or structure, or part of a building or structure, which is used for living or sleeping by human occupants, subject to the licensing requirements of Section 9-3902 of the Code. Each unit in a multi-family building constitutes a separate dwelling unit.

(b) Eviction History. A report or docket information containing or summarizing the contents of an eviction proceeding concerning the prospective tenant.

(c) Eviction Record. Any record containing information regarding a past or current landlord-tenant action, and any record of the filing of a landlord-tenant action, including but not limited to:

(.1) any information maintained by a court in any form in connection with a case or judicial proceeding, including but not limited to pleadings, motions, briefs and their respective attachments, evidentiary exhibits, indices, calendars, and dockets;

(.2) any order, judgment, opinion, or decree related to a judicial proceeding;

(.3) any official transcript or recording of a public judicial proceeding, in any form;

(.4) any information in a computerized case management system created or prepared by the court in connection with a case or judicial proceeding; and

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