• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

You are viewing 24 articles with the tag affordable housing

HACE CEO: City Council should pass inclusionary zoning bill

Philadelphia’s housing market is red-hot. Building permits issued from 2013 through 2016 exceeded the previous seven years combined, and thousands of…

NLNA President: City Council, don’t fumble inclusionary zoning bill away on the two yard line

A mixed-income housing bill making its way through City Council aims at an important goal, but could miss the mark badly…

Don’t misunderstand One Water Street outcome: It’s a victory

PMC agreed to include 25 affordable housing units in its nearly finished waterfront development One Water Street, taking advantage of a…

Philadelphia policy makers must boost affordable home investments and strategies

In this week’s Agenda 2015 op-ed, HACE's Maria Gonzalez argues that by answering the need for decent affordable housing the city's…

Homegrown Middle Class: Taking Housing Preservation to Scale

To John Kromer the city's persistent poverty is best tackled at the neighborhood level. In a four-part series of commentaries Kromer,…

Homegrown Middle Class: A Neighborhoods Policy for Philadelphia

To John Kromer the city's persistent poverty is best tackled at the neighborhood level. In a four-part series of commentaries Kromer,…

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…

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…

Adopt Housing Trust Strategy to Preserve Neighborhood Balance

Community Contributor and former Philadelphia Housing Director John Kromer offers some ideas about how Philly can preserve housing affordability for low-…

June 16: SEPTA's brief strike, overnite subway service | Affordable housing funds | Lancaster Avenue Redevelopment Corp's unraveling | Mander Rec cleanup | National Archives move irks

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Here goes:  SEPTA’s regional rail workers struck in the wee hours of Saturday morning, but…

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…

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:…

Point Breeze eminent domain moves ahead | more variances for retail? | Police still use typewriters | Germantown trash woes | Native American Museum decays | record Restaurant Week

Autumn street| Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood morning, Streeters. It’s GIS Day and we’ll be hanging out with mapmakers…

October 10-14: DesignPhiladelphia Picks

DesignPhiladelphia lands this week, for its 8th year running, with more than 120 events showcasing the breadth and depth of design…

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