Friday, January 11, 2013

public housing - applicant - no right to appeal denial - no "adjudication"


R.                            McKinley v. Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh - 211 C.D. 2012
Po
Commonwealth Court
Op
Colins, Senior Judge
Da
12/21/2012
Op
Reported
Op:
Majority Opinion

 Following its opinion in Cope v. Bethlehem Housing Authority, 514 A.2d 295 (Pa. Cmwlth. 1986), the court held that that an applicant for public housing does not have a property interest, and that the denial of an application is not an "adjudication" from which an appeal can be taken.

PUC - manuf. home communities - foreign load - accounts not individually metered


1-A Realty v. PA PUC - 885 C.D. 2012
Posted by:
Commonwealth Court
Opinion by:
Covey, J.
Date:
01/04/2013
Opinion status:
Reported
Opinion type:
Majority Opinion
PUC Code, 66 Pa. C.S. 1529.1(b) did not permit manuf. home community owner to have street lights on the accounts of various residents, even if the owner compensated them for the extra costs.  Sec. 1529.1(b) sayd that "if the mobile home park. . .contains one or more dwelling units not individually mtered, an affected public utility shall. . . .list the account for the premises in questin in the name of the owner [of the park]." 

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