Philadelphia Housing Authority

Construction of 83 affordable units is underway in Sharswood.
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Mike Dougherty
May 10, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2300 block of Oxford Street used to be the site of a housing project until it was demolished a few years ago. Now, Habitat for Humanity is part of an effort to transform the area. The organization is building 20 affordable homes in the Sharswood neighborhood, an...
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Sharswood has become a dumping ground, and city officials can't seem to do anything about it.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
April 18, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In what officials say is just the start of a crackdown on dumpers, Philadelphia Housing Authority police have arrested two men for illegally dumping construction debris on lots owned by PHA in North Philadelphia. Katie Heer and Jon Sanborn were frustrated for months,...
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Sharswood has become a dumping ground, and city officials can't seem to do anything about it.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
April 03, 2019 - 2:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A North Philadelphia neighborhood has become a dumping ground, and city officials can't seem to do anything about it. The city has taken many steps to fight illegal dumping but in this case, the trash just keeps piling up. Katie Heer loves her Sharswood neighborhood...
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The Philadelphia Housing Authority cut the ribbon on its new headquarters on Tuesday, marking a major milestone in a $600 million  investment in North Philadelphia, that is the centerpiece of community change.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Housing Authority cut the ribbon on its new headquarters on Tuesday, marking a major milestone in a $600 million investment in North Philadelphia that is the centerpiece of community change. Located at Ridge Avenue and Jefferson Street, this five-...
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The Philadelphia Housing Authority broke ground Tuesday on its third phase of a 10-year transformation of the Sharswood/Blumberg neighborhood of North Philadelphia.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
December 04, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Housing Authority broke ground Tuesday on its third phase of a 10-year transformation of the Sharswood/Blumberg neighborhood of North Philadelphia, where residents are eager to move back in. Located at 22nd and Oxford streets, the Blumberg 83...
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Lucien Blackwell Community Center
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Paul Kurtz
October 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- City officials and residents of the Mill Creek neighborhood in West Philadelphia are celebrating the long-awaited opening of a community center and park. It took about 17 months to construct the 12,000-square-foot Lucien Blackwell Community Center at 47th and Aspen...
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Philadelphia Police Department graduates
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Kristen Johanson
June 07, 2018 - 5:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department graduated their largest cadet class in over a decade Thursday. More than 125 new officers were sworn in at Temple University's McGonigle Hall. Dressed in their blues, one by one, new police officers stepped onstage to receive a...
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