Primary geographic focus: California Statewide, Northern California, Southern California
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: Support Centers, IOLTA-Funded
Tags: Benefits, Civil Rights, Health Care, Housing
Acronym or short name: PILP
Since 1996, PILP has provided crucial litigation and advocacy support to local legal services and public interest law programs throughout California. Responding to the elimination of federal funding for state and national legal services support centers, PILP was established to ensure that local legal services programs could continue to participate in major litigation and advocacy on behalf of low-income persons.
The primary purposes of PILP are to assist local legal services programs in rendering legal services to lower income persons who are financially unable to afford legal assistance, and to provide technical assistance, training, research and litigation support to public interest law programs and community based organizations on law and policy issues related to housing and community development, public benefits, health, education, welfare, and civil, consumer and economic rights.
PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCELAAC Member Story Public Interest Law Project (PILP)
August 1, 2014
Also, team of PILP, Public Law Center, and Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips secure $3.5 million for affordable housing projects in the City of Santa Ana.
PRESS/RESEARCH MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Jennifer Wadsworth
San Jose Inside
June 15, 2015
News Story Darwin BondGraham
East Bay Express (Oakland)
June 2, 2015
As private stakeholders seek to move forward with controversial residential development project, civil legal aid organizations threaten lawsuit to force compliance with affordable housing regulations.
News Story Matthew Artz
Contra Costa Times
October 1, 2015
Plaintiffs want Alameda County to ensure that they stop continuing to process applications late.
Press Release California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
September 27, 2017
CRLA and PILP's joint lawsuit in Monterey County leads to increase in aid for poor.
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