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    •  Philadelphia Housing Authority's three and four bedroom Ludlow Home developments located on the 1300 block of Marshall Street.

Housing advocates hope budget negotiations will unlock more resources

Mayor Jim Kenney’s budget speech at City Council today covered a lot of ground. From his central policy priority--the Rebuild Initiative—to bravura capital projects like capping I-95 and announcing a much…

    • 1400 block of South Taylor Street, Google Street View

Vacant properties in Point Breeze transferred for affordable housing

The Women’s Community Revitalization Project announced on Tuesday that it has secured two publicly-owned vacant properties in Point Breeze and is planning to build around 30 affordable houses in the neighborhood,…

    • Nichole Hines Townhomes | Women's Community Revitalization Project

Nutter leaves $13 million for affordable-housing projects on his way out the door

On New Year’s Eve, former Mayor Michael Nutter announced that the city had promised $13.4 million in grants for eight projects that will create or preserve 388 units of affordable housing.…

    • NLichtash
Eyes on the Street

Streetviews: Q&A with Women's Community Revitalization Project's Nora Lichtash

This week we continue our Streetviews video series with Nora Lichtash, director of the Women’s Community Revitalization Project. Nora talks about the power of coalition advocacy, development without displacement, and…

    • 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…

    • The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build affordable housing. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Commercial viability of Front St in Kensington | W Hotel moving forward | Team Vick Field for Hunting Park | Why we love Furness, now

The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build affordable housing. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr…

    • Hawthorne Park officially opened July 5.
    • 'blank-wall,' via MikeWebkist | Flickr, Creative Commons
Eyes on the Street

Put vacancy to work: community land trust opportunities

'blank-wall,' via MikeWebkist | Flickr, Creative Commons By now you’ve heard all about the ways a municipal land bank could work in Philadelphia. But what about community land trusts? In other…

    • Abandoned houses in between occupied ones on a Hunting Park block similar to Ruth Torres' | via Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Fighting back blight in Hunting Park

Alongside PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects of…

    • Front Street | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia, what are you taking for your Jane Jacobs Complex?

Philadelphia, What are you taking for your Jane Jacobs Complex? by Paul Aylesworth, Community Contributor Can there be such a thing as soliciting public input for the wrong reasons, and can that be harmful?…

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