housing

Eviction notice
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Cherri Gregg
March 18, 2020 - 4:22 pm
A Philadelphia family of five was evicted from their housing days before the coronavirus restrictions went in place. They explain it’s expensive to live when you have no place to stay. Read more here.
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Elderly woman holding on handrail in bathroom
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Lynne Adkins
January 15, 2020 - 10:17 am
Keeping Mom and Dad at home, safely, could be as easy as picking up the phone. The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program, or SHARP, can help qualifying seniors with modifications and repairs to keep the home safe and accessible. Read more here.
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Angela McIver.
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Cherri Gregg
January 14, 2020 - 6:51 pm
A Philadelphia-based agency is sounding the alarm on a proposed U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rule change that would roll back Obama-era regulations requiring data around fair housing. Read more here.
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The ribbon was cut to Blumberg 83, a factory-built, $35 million project that provides 83 affordable rental units in Sharswood.
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Cherri Gregg
December 18, 2019 - 4:37 pm
The Philadelphia Housing Authority is celebrating the completion of 83 brand new affordable housing units in the Sharswood neighborhood. Agency officials say residents will be able to move in just in time for the holidays. Read more here.
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Phone.
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Molly Daly
December 13, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Chester County has announced a new call center system to help individuals and families in need of emergency, temporary, or permanent housing as part of the county's initiative to address and end homelessness. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 07, 2019 - 9:51 am
Philadelphia's effort to shed its ranking as number one for bedbug infestations is back on track, after City Council amended a bill setting new rules for reporting and remediation. The bill still is not as strong as advocates would like. Read more here.
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The former Edison High School, now the Edison 64 Veterans Community.
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Paul Kurtz
November 11, 2019 - 4:30 am
A new housing development exclusively for low-income veterans is almost full, several months after opening on the site of the old Edison High School.
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Located inside of Logan Plaza on Old York Road, The Grace Dix Center will provide temporary residential housing and services for to up to 60 migrant youth between ages 13 and 17.
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Cherri Gregg
October 31, 2019 - 7:02 pm
The company that was planning to open a North Philadelphia residential facility for unaccompanied migrant children from the U.S. border laid off all of its employees Thursday as they could no longer afford to pay them. Read more here.
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Federal grant
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Jim Melwert
October 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The federal government has granted more than $20 million to Pennsylvania to help fund lead remediation, and a decent-sized chunk of that money is going to the Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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Housing.
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Pat Loeb
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania agency that helps low-income families get into affordable housing is being accused of forcing some families out of homes they own.
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