The purpose of the West Chester Union Court Rental Gap Fund is to pay a portion of rental money for the next year or so for low-income individuals and families who are in danger of being evicted from the monthly-rental community, Union Court.
West Chester Union Court Apartments was purchased by a new owner, who seeks to steeply and suddenly increase the monthly rental rate. The rents were to be doubled as of 1/1/23 and evictions were to begin in January. Union Court has been home to some residents for decades and they were only given 30 days notice of the astronomical rent increase.
Read more in this Daily Local News article.
Honorable Lillian DeBaptiste (West Chester Mayor), Honorable Christopher Pielli Esq. (Pennsylvania State Representative, 156th District), and Honorable Joshua Maxwell (Chester County Commissioner) partnered together to develop a solution to the distressing Union Court rental issue. And so, the West Chester Union Court Rental Gap Fund was created.
Mail a check made payable to:
West Chester Union Court Rental Gap Fund c/o CCCF
28 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382