After a property is sold, settled and all liabilities and debts have been paid and recorded, a defendant (owner(s) of record at the time the court ordered the sale of property) may recover any excess balance remaining on the account through the Sheriff’s Home Asset Recovery Team also known as H.A.R.T.
To file a H.A.R.T. claim, download the form below, fill it out completely, and then mail it to the Sheriff’s Office at the following address:
100 South Broad Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19110
THIS FORM IS ONLY TO BE USED BY A DEFENDANT(s). Any others that may have received a creditors letter or may have a claim against a property should contact the Real Estate Department of the Office of the Sheriff at 215 686 3565.