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File #: 2020-0382    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 5/29/2020 In control: Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
On agenda: 6/1/2020 Final action: 6/9/2020
Enactment date: 6/9/2020 Enactment #: 260
Effective date: 6/10/2020    
Title: Resolution providing for an Agreement, or Agreements with the Family Mediation Center of Western Pennsylvania, to provide mediation between tenants and landlords and training to community members to prevent evictions in the City of Pittsburgh. Training for community members will help establish a peer mediation program to prevent issues between landlords and their tenants early on, in an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00).
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 2020-0382 Cover Ltr-2019 Landlord-Tenant Mediation_Letter 052820, 2. Summary 2020-0382

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Resolution providing for an Agreement, or Agreements with the Family Mediation Center of Western Pennsylvania, to provide mediation between tenants and landlords and training to community members to prevent evictions in the City of Pittsburgh.  Training for community members will help establish a peer mediation program to prevent issues between landlords and their tenants early on, in an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00).

 

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor, and the Director of Office of Management and Budget, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement/Agreements, in the form approved by the City Solicitor with the Family Mediation Center of Western Pennsylvania, to provide mediation between tenants and landlords and training to community members to prevent evictions in the City of Pittsburgh.  Training for community members will help establish a peer mediation program to prevent issues between landlords and their tenants early on, in an amount not to exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00), chargeable and payable from the following accounts:

 

FAIR HOUSING - FAIR HOUSING ADMINISTRATION AND TRAINING        $10,000.00

0588890019.58101.00

 

UNSPECIFIED LOCAL OPTION - LANDLORD TENANT MEDIATION            $40,000.00

0203220119.58101.00