housing

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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Advocates wait for Philadelphia City Council to pass a long-awaited bill that will require all rental properties in the city to be certified lead-safe by April 2022.
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Pat Loeb
September 26, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Philadelphia City Council Thursday passed a long-awaited bill that will require all rental properties in the city to be certified lead-safe by April 2022. The bill generated controversy while it was being debated, but it passed unanimously.
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For rent sign.
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Cherri Gregg
September 19, 2019 - 5:00 pm
The Public Interest Law Center has filed complaints against a number of Philadelphia landlords who they say are discriminating against potential tenants based on their source of income, which is against city law.
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Acting Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli, speaks during a briefing at the White House, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in Washington.
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August 14, 2019 - 1:07 pm
By Zeke Miller and Ashlety Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration official says the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty, welcoming "huddled masses" of immigrants to American shores, was referring to "people coming from Europe" and that the nation is looking to...
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Community Legal Services
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Pat Loeb
August 08, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A program designed to keep older Philadelphians in their homes will expand to more of the city's gentrifying neighborhoods, with the help of state funding for Community Legal Services (CLS). State legislators presented a giant check to CLS attorney Dawn Williams...
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Philadelphia's expanded program to help first-time homebuyers is off to a running start. In its first month, more than 100 people have used the program become homeowners, and the process is proving surprisingly easy to navigate.
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Pat Loeb
July 30, 2019 - 6:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's expanded program to help first-time homebuyers is off to a running start. In its first month, more than 100 people have used the program to become homeowners, and the process is proving surprisingly easy to navigate. Six years ago, Angela Kraddock was...
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Tiny houses are gaining ground in Philadelphia: A homeless services group broke ground on one last week in Port Richmond, and another group is looking to establish a cluster of them in West Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
July 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tiny houses are gaining ground in Philadelphia. A homeless services group broke ground on one last week in Port Richmond, and another group is looking to establish a cluster of them in West Philadelphia. Tiny houses may have started out as a lifestyle choice, but as...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
July 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials are fighting a proposed federal housing regulation that even its authors acknowledge could leave thousands of children homeless. The rule is intended to keep illegal immigrants out of public housing, but most of those who get evicted would be...
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Astrology.
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June 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Millennials love astrology. Law, maybe not so much. That millennials love astrology does not come as a surprise to people following the statistics - more than half of young adults believe it's a true science. Plus, they're...
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