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Disputes between landlords and tenants are costly for both parties, overburden the court systems and evictions can have a negative impact on neighborhood stability. The Fair Housing Council provides Landlord/Tenant rights information and dispute settlement assistance to landlords and tenants at no cost and without regard to income level. If you need assistance with a rental property issue, please call our office to speak with a landlord/tenant counselor.

City of Harrisburg Eviction Moratorium is in effect (Released by The Office of the Mayor on 03/12/2021):

The City of Harrisburg Eviction Moratorium Declaration

City of Harrisburg Water Shutoff Moratorium in Effect

The Mayor's water shutoff moratorium declaration:


Rental Assistance Program Information and Application:   






CDC Eviction Moratorium: Extended through June 30, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the issuance of an Order under Section 361 of the Public Health Service Act to temporarily halt residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. This order is effective September 4 through January 31, 2021. 

Tenants must sign and provide a declaration to their landlords that they meet certain conditions.   

CDC Protection from Eviction Declaration form link:


Information regarding the CDC issued eviction moratorium can be found in the following link:


If you need assistance or further information regarding the federal eviction moratorium, please phone the Fair Housing Council office or

send an email to: landlordtenant@pafairhousing.org?Subject=Federal%20Eviction%20Moratorium%20Information%20Request   **Important: Please include your residence or property Zip Code when submitting an email to the Landlord/Tenant service.**