In the midst of a legal battle over the space
The project calls for single and multi-family homes
Following a report on poverty in Philly
Council members are calling for an OPA reform
From the most controversial to the ones that made the biggest impact
The fellowship was launched by Drexel and Thomas Jefferson
There have been a lot of changes in the past few years
Records on property transactions are available
Couples making under $35,500 would be eligible
Graffiti from the long-vacant space will remain
Council says the HTF will see an additional $100 million over the next five years.
The development would go into what is now a vacant lot, and would bring 10 townhouses.
After a shocking spike in home values
The university is awaiting approval from the city before building
The article put Philly’s affordable housing crisis in the spotlight and reactions were swift.
In a rapidly changing neighborhood, a one-story architectural frame rises, serving as a symbol of gentrification and social justice.
The grocery couldn’t come at a better time for the rapidly changing neighborhood.
New builds and high-end cars were targeted by an anarchist group on Monday night. Two people have been arrested so far.
New Courtland Allegheny is creating a community for seniors to age in place and live independently.
A new report reveals that the city’s poverty rate is as high as 45 percent in some neighborhoods, and has only decreased in one area over the last three decades.
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.
The 758-page goliath of a report is the product of months of data analysis and community input from thousands of residents. Here’s an explainer of the report before you dive in.
Local real estate experts described certain neighborhoods as "best" or "hazardous," typically based on the neighborhood’s racial makeup in a discriminatory process called redlining.
After spending six years studying the gentrification of Philadelphia neighborhoods, a West Philadelphian has discovered a rare trend: Neighborhoods are not necessarily gentrifying in the way people think they are—they’re resegregating.
And a recent report by City Observatory reveals that concentrated poverty in Philly and across the country is spreading. Neighborhoods with a poverty rate double the national average in 1970 stayed poor 75 percent of the time through 2010.
The new bill, introduced by councilmembers Kenyatta Johnson and Mark Squilla in January, would extend the cap for the homeowner's life or until he or she moves away.
Real estate mogul and freshman at-large City Council member Alan Domb believes extending the city's 10-year tax abatement another decade will fix blighted neighborhoods and earn the city more revenue. Here's why he thinks it'll work.