Philadelphia Affordable Housing
33 affordable housing homes approved for Point Breeze
The one- to three-bedroom apartments and townhomes will be for low-income families and veterans.
Bidding war emerges for North Philly land intended for LGBTQ affordable housing
Project HOME has spent months raising $13.5 million to build the city’s first housing for LGBTQ youth at risk of homelessness. It will now have to bid on the land at a bankruptcy auction.
Study: Philly must add 38K apartments by 2030 to meet rising demand
But the same study also found that Philly is one of the toughest metros to build new apartments.
4 new City Council bills on housing, bike lanes, parking you should know
Here’s a helpful breakdown of Philadelphia’s City Council bills dealing with important neighborhood issues.
Philadelphia Housing Authority breaks ground on $45M headquarters in Sharswood
It’s the start of a multi-phase project to transform Sharswood.
Latest 1911 Walnut plans include mixed-income housing
The 48-story tower will include some below-market rate units, too.
Workforce housing debuts in East Poplar, more planned for Francisville
The 13 homes in East Poplar already have buyers, all who meet 120 percent of the area median income.
Philly puts $100M toward city’s free home repair assistance program
The city finally has funding to address thousands of requests from Philly homeowners to make repairs to their home.
Developer picked to rehab properties tied to 1985 MOVE bombing
AJR Endeavors, LLC plans to rehabilitate all 36 homes that were shoddily rebuilt by the city after the bombing.
How one North Philly center is changing the way we think about senior housing
New Courtland Allegheny is creating a community for seniors to age in place and live independently.
Philly breaks ground on 55 affordable Strawberry Mansion apartments
The $23M project will be a mix of energy-efficient walk-up apartments and townhomes.
Orinoka Civic House receives more than 600 applications for 51 affordable rentals
The "overwhelming" response means that there will be a lottery drawing to determine who will receive an interview for the rentals and is a "sad reminder" of the lack of affordable housing in the city, NKCDC said.
6 important takeaways from Mayor Kenney’s 2018 budget you should know
The mayor’s 2018 budget calls for some significant changes to the city’s funding for development, infrastructure, and housing for the homeless.
Rehabbed Orinoka Civic House in Kensington is now leasing
The factory-turned-affordable housing development opens in June
Affordable housing for artists in West Philly opens January 25
The affordable housing project geared toward low-income artists will open this week, while tenants will be all moved-in by March.
Philly lost 20 percent of affordable apartments between 2000-2014
A new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia reveals that gentrified neighborhoods lost affordable rental units at five times the rate of non-gentrifying areas.
These eco-friendly Nicetown homes were renovated by students
For the past three years, 180 students of Youth Build have worked with building materials company Saint-Gobain to rehab two run-down properties and turn them into sustainable homes. Here's the final result.