Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. You can find Cooling Centers, pools, spraygrounds, recreation centers, libraries with extended hours, and older adult centers on our interactive map. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: noon on Wednesday, July 17 to 11:00 p.m. on Monday, July 22

Payments, assistance & taxes

Look up debt collection agencies

The City of Philadelphia has authorized private collection agencies and co-counsel to help collect outstanding debts owed to the City. These companies may use “dunning” (frequently contacting someone about their debt), phone calls, and legal action to ensure that accounts receivable are collected.

The following collection agencies are currently under contract for collections of outstanding tax and water bill balances:

Please note that GRB and LBR are authorized to take delinquent properties to sheriff sale on the City’s behalf.


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