housing

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 18, 2020 - 2:56 pm
Philadelphia City Council Thursday passed a sweeping package of protections for renters. The bills are aimed at preventing thousands of evictions when the state’s moratorium ends on July 10. Read more here.
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A tent encampment along the Ben Franklin Parkway has also come to double as a protest against housing inequities.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 13, 2020 - 6:32 pm
A tent encampment to bring attention to homelessness and housing inequities in Philadelphia has popped up along the Ben Franklin Parkway. Read more here.
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Calculator with wooden house and coins stack and pen on wood table.
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Paul Kurtz
June 12, 2020 - 4:49 pm
As we enter the fourth month of the pandemic, there are some hopeful signs as restrictions are being relaxed and businesses are reopening. But unemployment remains high, and millions of people are still having trouble making their monthly rent and mortgage payments. Read more here.
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Temple University
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 18, 2020 - 2:23 pm
College students who are suffering financially due to the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for grants as part of the CARES Act. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 08, 2020 - 3:18 pm
Philadelphia officials launched two new efforts — one to combat the virus, the other to ease the economic impact. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2020 - 8:31 pm
Philadelphia’s fight against COVID-19, including a stay-at-home order that has shuttered most businesses, has cost the city $649 million, money that Mayor Jim Kenney will propose making up with a combination of cuts and tax increases when he presents a revised budget to City Council on Friday. Read...
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legal advice
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Justin Udo
April 27, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Philadelphia lawyers are offering free legal advice to people who may be struggling with issues due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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David Madden
April 25, 2020 - 1:59 pm
New Jersey reported 3,457 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the state total to 105,523 and the total of coronavirus-related fatalities to 5,863. Read more here.
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A reminder on a calendar to pay rent.
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Paul Kurtz
April 23, 2020 - 4:32 pm
A survey of thousands of Americans found that the ability to afford housing has plummeted during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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KYW Staff
April 13, 2020 - 2:12 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for “direct and flexible funding” and more resources for local governments. The Philadelphia health commissioner also said the overall trend of COVID-19 cases is down, offering “a sign of hope.” Read the latest here.
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