Jul. 29, 2020 7:30 am
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.
Mar. 14, 2017 8:02 am
An app from a handful of city departments allows you to find where vacant lots and buildings are and who owns them.
Nov. 9, 2016 12:50 pm
Philadelphia Community Corps has so far connected half its participants to employment opportunities and saved 100,000 pounds of materials from landfills in the process. It's crowdfunding for tools this #GivingTuesday.
Jan. 19, 2016 8:49 am
After 14 years nurturing a diverse statewide coalition from the ground up, Executive Director Liz Hersh is leaving to lead Philadelphia's Office of Supportive Housing.
Jul. 30, 2014 11:30 am
Abandoned Red Bell Brewery in Brewerytown. Image via Flickr user Matt Bevilacqua. The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, an advocacy organization for safe, decent and affordable housing in the state, released a “comprehensive toolkit” for reducing blight last week. Blight is often defined as the physical decay of a home, neighborhood or city that is caused […]