Hapco announces two must-attend events for members:

  • How to comply with Philadelphia’s new lead testing law
  • How to stay ahead of the trends; January 2020 Rental Property Expo


Date: December 4th, 2019

Location: Philly Office Retail, LLC, Jumpstart Germantown, LLC, 4701
Germantown Avenue, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19144

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm

Presented By Paul Jay Cohen, Esq.

Overview: New Lead Bill Passed by Philadelphia City Council

On September 26, 2019, Philadelphia City Council passed a new lead bill
which amends the current law regarding lead in rental properties in
Philadelphia and is effective October 1, 2020. Since the bill was
introduced, HAPCO and its partners in the real estate coalition spent
eighteen months meeting with City Councilmembers and other stakeholders in
an effort to amend the bill. Although we did not get what we wanted and are
not particularly happy with the outcome, Councilmember Blondell Reynolds
Brown made sure to include HAPCO in the process and in the end, did agree to
various compromises and concessions.

In summary, the new bill does the following:

1.Expands the lead certification requirement to all pre-1978 rental
properties except student housing. No longer applicable are the prior law’s
exclusions regarding: a) dwelling units in which children aged six and
under do not and will not reside; and b) dwelling units owned or subsidized
by the Philadelphia Housing Authority or its subsidiaries, or privately
owned but currently leased under the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

2.Requires lead certifications on lease renewals as well as when the lease
is originally entered into. The prior law only applied when the lease was
first entered into.

3.Also ties the lead certification requirement to the issuance of rental
licenses and renewals of rental licenses. This concept is completely new in
the bill.

4.Expands the time period from 2 years to 4 years that a lead safe
certification is valid. This was one of Councilmember Blondell Reynolds
Brown’s major concessions to landlords.

5.Requires the tenant to cooperate and provide reasonable access to the
rental unit for the landlord to have a certified lead inspector do an
evaluation of the unit and to have any corrective action performed.

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HAPCO Annual Real Estate Investors/Landlord Expo

Dates:  January 25th & 26th, 2020

Time: 9am-5pm

Dates:  January 25th & 26th, 2020

Time: 9am-5pm

January 25th, 2020

9am – Paul Cohen Esq – Legislation County & State

10am – Ken Weinstein – Jumpstart Germantown/Philly Office Retail

11am – Nella Bloom Esq.-  Creating and Running Your Real Estate Business

12pm – Nathan Trunfio DLP Direct Lending Partners President – Construction/Hard Money

1pm – Matt Heller – Builders Risk, Rental Property Insurance

2pm – Joseph Conosole Esq – Zoning

3pm – Ken Baritz Esq – Evictions

4pm- Brett Madsen  |  Owner + Expediter, Permit Philly

5pm – Bob Chessick – LLC, S-Corp or C Corp- LLC Structuring

January 26th, 2020

9am – Joseph V Scorese – Residential/ Commercial Lending Fundamentals

10am – Anthony Galasso – Lead Safe Resources, LLC

11am – Vince Cottrell – Project Management

12pm – Dave Ingemi – Title & Real Estate

1pm – Joseph Reyes CPA Tax Accounting & Real Estate Investing

2pm – William Madison – Property Management Fundamentals

3pm – Joe Tonzola – Credit Maintenance/ Repair

4pm Brian Corcodilos – Architecture and Construction Technologies disrupting the real estate development


Philly Office Retail, LLC

Jumpstart Germantown, LLC

4701 Germantown Avenue, 1st Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19144


HAPCO Member $100.00

Non HAPCO Member: $125.00

$150.00 at Door

Includes Breakfast & Lunch

Education, Education & Education – Three most important parts of Being an Real Estate Investor & Landlord

Taking place on January 25th & 26th, 2020, the HAPCO Landlord Expo will provide information and useful resources for landlords in the private rented sector. This year’s theme is ‘The key to staying ahead’.

The event will attract 100+ Real Estate Professionals for education, inspiration, motivation and networking. Over 20 educational presenters are also on hand for the event.

Presenters include tenancy property management, insurance, financial advice, legal advice, eviction, construction, project management, licensed expeditors, construction/commercial lending, tax planning, Landlord Legislation, Lead Paint, LLC Structuring and much more.

Be the smarter Real Estate Professional/Landlord & Meet your Real Estate Goals with this dynamic Two Day Power Team Opportunity

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