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Keeping homeowners safe in their homes and stabilizing neighborhoods purpose

Oct. 18, 2019 12:39 pm

Keeping homeowners safe in their homes and stabilizing neighborhoods

"If we care about health, education, crime reduction, economic growth, and the growth of our city as a whole then we need to care about the housing that makes these things possible," says guest columnist Corrine O’Connell of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia.
These nonprofits are building a bold partnership model in the Promise Zone method

Apr. 19, 2016 12:47 pm

These nonprofits are building a bold partnership model in the Promise Zone

A number of organizations repairing aging homes in West Philly are laying out a blueprint for a citywide initiative.
Here’s what to take away from the Habitat Philadelphia Community Impact Report results

Nov. 3, 2015 12:43 pm

Here’s what to take away from the Habitat Philadelphia Community Impact Report

The nonprofit's new ReStore is generating enough revenue to build two additional homes every year, as long as those funds are being spent on programming.
Kensington Residents Learn About Services Available for Housing Needs results

Jun. 13, 2014 1:31 pm

Kensington Residents Learn About Services Available for Housing Needs

Wilma Richardson, 78, has lived in a small row-home on East Somerset Street in Kensington for 20 years. She paid off her mortgage last week, and now her concerns have turned from paying for her home to maintaining it. “Its just small things,” she said, like fixing a wooden shelf and an old storm-door. But […]