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    • council 9 11 2014

New bills focus on housing affordability, zoning remapping

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson introduced a bill Thursday morning that would extend access to the city’s Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP) to people who live in government-subsidized housing. Previously, the program, which…

    • Proposed development at 2012-2020 Wharton Street, rendering from JKR Partners

Major market-rate housing proposal concerns residents of Point Breeze

The future of Philadelphia is being negotiated in Point Breeze. On Tuesday, tensions were reportedly high in the South Philadelphia neighborhood, where voters were deciding the outcomes of dozens of contested…

    • The uniform cornice lines of South 15th Street.

Council bills focus on tax relief for homeowners, low-income workers

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson introduced a bill on Thursday that would freeze indefinitely the amount of property taxes owed by certain homeowners in Philadelphia. The bill would amend the Longtime Owner Occupants…

    • Freight cars stretch back as far as the eye can see on tracks along the Schuylkill River

Philadelphia to gain access to real-time CSX freight data

As a result of the January 20 CSX train derailment on the Schuylkill Arsenal Railroad Bridge, the City’s Office of Emergency Management will soon be able to log into freight rail…

    • 1400 block S Colorado Street, Newbold
Eyes on the Street

Newbold neighbor petitions to purchase vacant lot, preserve green space

A Point Breeze resident in the neighborhood’s Newbold section wants to turn the vacant lot behind her home into an herbal teaching garden and to preserve it as a slice of…

    • Independence Hall
Eyes on the Street

Feb 27: Johnson's Point Breeze strategy shifts to rehab | new revenue collection chief | SouthBowl for Oregon Ave | Independence NHP impact | Philly ranks 4th in creative-class freelance wages

Happy Wednesday, Streeters. Despite the fog and mist, it almost feels like spring today, no? Here’s what’s making news this morning: Remember how Councilman Kenyatta Johnson got the Redevelopment Authority to…

    • Councilman Kenyatta Johnson during Thursday's eminent domain hearing. | Jared Brey, PlanPhilly
    • Bug on a vacant property in Point Breeze.
    • Evening: Roberto Clemente Park | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • New Philadelphia Councilman-at-large Denny O'Brien and 7th District Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez

Sanchez, O'Brien named committee chairs as new council members are sworn in

New Philadelphia Councilman-at-large Denny O'Brien and 7th District Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez Some things won't be changing in Philadelphia City Council. Tenth District Councilman Brian O'Neill retained his seat as a Republican…

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