affordable housing

This Temple University facilities team helped build a five-unit home in North Philly.
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
June 25, 2018 - 8:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University and Habitat for Humanity are teaming up off campus to help revitalize North Philadelphia while also helping out a few local families. Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across the United...
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John Dougherty
KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 09, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As city council members debated a controversial affordable housing bill, last week, they received an extraordinary letter from a prominent labor leader. The letter opposed the bill but went beyond that. Building Trades leader John Dougherty called the bill ill-...
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Protesters disrupt Philadelphia City Council with a "die-in" for more low-income housing.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 07, 2018 - 7:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Protesters disrupted Philadelphia City Council on Thursday with a "die-in" for more low-income housing. The action came one day after a council committee approved a new affordable housing program, funded with a construction tax. https://t.co/XyjLxhbeeV — Pat Loeb (@...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 06, 2018 - 8:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — During the end-of-the-year rush, City Council's Finance Committee held nearly eight hours of hearings Wednesday on more than a dozen bills, during which it voted to advance a hotly debated affordable housing initiative. The committee narrowly approved a bill placing a...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 06, 2018 - 11:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In an end of the year rush, Philadelphia City Council's finance committee is holding hearings on a number of important bills Wednesday in hopes of getting them passed before the summer recess. The committee is considering a bill eliminating the school district portion...
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The Apartments at St. Bart's
Justin Udo
Justin Udo
June 04, 2018 - 2:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new affordable housing complex in Northeast Philadelphia is taking an innovative approach to senior living. The site of the former St. Bartholomew Catholic School in Frankford is now home to the latest facility operated by NewCourtland Senior Services. Silvia...
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