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    • Coalition for Affordable Communities calling for anti-speculation tax

Advocates for affordable communities call for anti-speculation tax

Are there ways to capture the rising tide that comes with new development while making sure it lifts more boats in the places changing most? Can the city do more to…

    • rowhouses that replaced St. Boniface church on Diamond Street
Eyes on the Street

Spotted: Rowhouses that replaced St. Boniface and Ruffin Nichols AME churches

Our eyes are ever peeled for interesting sights and sites. In the course of one day I spotted two sets of rowhouses that replaced historic churches in Poplar and Norris Square.…

    • Rowhouses in Point Breeze
Eyes on the Street

Design Advocacy Group gets funding to focus on rowhouse preservation

For years Philadelphia has tried to build its way out of our affordable housing problem through new construction. But a smarter solution may be right under our noses: Rowhouse preservation. The…

    • Adolfina Villanueva Townhouses, on North Franklin Street between West Somerset and Cambria streets.
Eyes on the Street

Affordable housing rehabs in Fairhill and South Kensington improve 77 units for low-income families

As afforable housing developments age, managing and preserving them, both physically and financially, while neighborhoods change and energy costs rise is becoming a key concern for community developers. Here’s a look…

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