Bill No. 160687-AAA Lead Paint Disclosure was passed and signed by Mayor Kenney on March 7, 2017.

The bill goes into effect on April 8, 2017.

There is a new Lead Disclosure and Certification Addendum that must be placed in all new leases.  For your convenience, HAPCO has placed the Lead Disclosure and Certification Addendum under links for you to download.

Educational Speaker: Speaker: Carol Heiberger, MBA, ExecuSpeak Dictionary, Founder, CEO, and Author

Business English for Zoning and Real Estate (Philadelphia) & Business English for Residential Real Estate

Business English for Zoning and Real Estate turns the revised 2012 City of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) Zoning Code into easy explanations. The presentation is dedicated to anyone who has ever been frustrated or confused by American Business English, because Business is another language.

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The presentation defines the new terms and the language used in the code in plain English and then used in a sentence. The goal is to accelerate learning for all those who use the new code and thus support growth and investment in the City.

Carol will discuss 14 subject matter indexes and includes two charts (District Descriptions & Uses and Dimensional Standards). You will  learn the basic meaning of a term and also add to your understanding by seeing the term in its subject or business context.

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Contacts: Joe Scorese 215-290-5108 jscorese@firstrust.com , Charles M. Nowicki, CLTP, NTP 610-213-4656 cnowicki@wwlandtransfer.com & Michael Campbell  mccampbell04@gmail.com 609-923-1743

With a packed house, HAPCO landlords and other attendees gathered to learn about the state of Philadelphia for landlords and simply how to become a better landlords. Greeted by the faces of HAPCO President Harvey Spear and various city officials, they gained information about licensing and inspections, keeping their properties properly zoned, how and why to pay taxes in the city of Philadelphia, how to connect with other entities in order to gain money for development and renovation and why being a member of HAPCO is so important.

As a member of HAPCO, you will be able to engage your city officials and make a difference in your life and those around you in the city of Philadelphia. It is our mission to make sure that you have the best and most accessible information and resources around for your business and for your growth. With that, we are glad to connect with our officials to being you the resources listed below.

Need information on how to pay if you’re in a bind? They have plans for you!

http://www.phila.gov/Revenue/payments/agreements/Pages/default.aspx

Standard Tax Agreement

https://beta.phila.gov/services/payments-assistance-taxes/payment-plans/standard-payment-agreements/

Water Department Resources

http://www.phila.gov/Revenue/waterbills/Pages/rights.aspx

Philadelphia Gas Works Program For Landlords
https://www3.pgworks.com/lcp/register/register.aspx

Wondering how to get funding? We were introduced to the JumpStart Germantown Project. Soon to expand into different areas, this program helps people attain funding and understanding of how to invest in the Germantown, Mt. Airy, sections of Philadelphia.