Housing Market

New housing in Old City is filling in the gaps around the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Peter Tobia/Center City District
Steve Tawa
February 19, 2019 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've noticed a lot of cranes and construction crews around Center City, it's because more new housing went up in 2018 than any other year, since the Center City District began tracking the market nearly 20 years ago. The residential downtown boom is driven by...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
April 12, 2018 - 12:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia City Council plans to roll out a new approach to affordable housing, Thursday, with the introduction of three new bills. One bill would create a new Construction Impact Tax, one percent of the estimated cost of construction, repairs and additions that...
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