enter the county’s rapid rehousing program, which offers financial help and other support services to get into housing quickly and stay there. Downingandthetaskforcewanttoseemorepeopleinsimilarsituations find stable housing. “Ourlong-standingcommitmenttofightinghomelessnessandhousing insecurity has enabled The Pittsburgh Foundation to lead this effort,” Downing says. “But a meaningful change will only come from the strong partnerships we continue to build.” ▪ YES NOTICE TO QUIT EXPIRES Landlordfilesacomplaintwith thelocal magistrate. TENANT MAY REMAIN atpremisesduringthe appealprocess. LANDLORD WINS POSSESSION OF PROPERTY Tenanthas10daystoleave thepremisesorfileanappeal. LANDLORD WINS MONEY OWED Tenantcanremainonthepropertyandhas aperiodoftimetopaybackamountowed. TENANT EVICTED TENANT EVICTED TENANT EVICTED TENANT NOT EVICTED TENANT NOT EVICTED TENANT LEAVES PROPERTY? TENANT PAYS BEFORE EVICTION? TENANT LEAVES PROPERTY? TENANT FILES AN APPEAL? YES YES NO NO NO YES NO NOTICE TO QUIT (i.e.,tovacatepremises) served to thetenant. LANDLORD FILES A POSSESSION ORDER Ten ormoredaysafterorder ofpossessionisserved, constablemayevicttenant. JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF TENANT? NO COURT SUMMONS SERVED TO TENANT Courtdateissetseven to15daysafter thetenantreceivescourtsummons. YES EVICTION PROCESS IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY S O U R C E : N E I G H B O R H O O D L E G A L S E R V I C E S A S S O C I AT I O N 45 RE PO RT TO TH E CO MMU N ITY THE PITTSBURGH FOUNDATION