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Reimagining housing: A Q & A with Diana Lind people

Oct. 21, 2020 9:26 am

Reimagining housing: A Q & A with Diana Lind

The executive director of the Arts + Business Council talks with contributor Hanae Mason about working on her new book, "Brave New Home," during the COVID lockdown, and how the pandemic might impact housing trends.
‘An Act of Thanks,’ North Philly community celebrates a win against gentrification purpose

Sep. 8, 2020 9:15 am

‘An Act of Thanks,’ North Philly community celebrates a win against gentrification

Kensington’s Cesar Andreu Iglesias Community Garden hosted an event on Saturday, bringing together neighbors and organizations to speak out against a housing development planned for the neighborhood.
The protest encampments — and the housing crisis they represent — aren’t going away purpose

Aug. 19, 2020 11:58 am

The protest encampments — and the housing crisis they represent — aren’t going away

On Monday the City gave notice it would evict the residents of two encampments the next day. After a flurry of actions on Tuesday, the residents find themselves with a reprieve until Thursday morning, when a federal judge is slated to hear their testimony.
Organizers and activists clash at the crossroads of Philly’s housing crisis purpose

Jul. 29, 2020 7:30 am

Organizers and activists clash at the crossroads of Philly’s housing crisis

Forty unhoused Philadelphia families are squatting in vacant buildings that belong to the Philadelphia Housing Authority. As those individuals transform the blighted spaces into living ones, Occupy PHA and PHA spar about housing needs.
Let’s imagine what a fully realized human right to housing might look like purpose

Jun. 29, 2020 8:00 am

Let’s imagine what a fully realized human right to housing might look like

"Are we trying to eradicate homelessness without providing adequate, affordable housing? Are we innovating rather than investing?" asks columnist Andrew Huff.
How hard is it to convert vacant buildings into affordable homes for Kensington residents in need? method

Feb. 18, 2019 10:55 am

How hard is it to convert vacant buildings into affordable homes for Kensington residents in need?

Neighborhood organizations such as Simple Homes, Jumpstart Kensington and NKCDC are looking for solutions to a multi-ZIP code problem.
How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia method

Jul. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O'Connell explains the on-mission success of the nonprofit's social enterprise arm.
OK, but how can Amazon win Philly? method

Sep. 25, 2017 9:20 am

OK, but how can Amazon win Philly?

The corporation would be lucky to land its HQ2 in Philly, argues columnist Tivoni Devor. Here's what needs to happen for the tech giant to be welcomed with open arms.
Here’s what Nora Lichtash has learned from 30 years of working in affordable housing people

Oct. 12, 2016 11:55 am

Here’s what Nora Lichtash has learned from 30 years of working in affordable housing

The longtime ED helped found Women's Community Revitalization Project in 1986, and she has some advice for women working in community building and collaboration.
The block you live on could affect how long it will take you to finish college results

Jun. 3, 2016 11:59 am

The block you live on could affect how long it will take you to finish college

A Penn study focused on the West Philly-based ACHIEVEability housing program recently got some attention from The Atlantic.

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