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In Point Breeze, funding enables Diversified Community Services to move services ‘to the next level’ purpose

Apr. 14, 2021 9:56 am

In Point Breeze, funding enables Diversified Community Services to move services ‘to the next level’

"We do two things really well — early childhood education and housing, so our focus now is on building on those services and figuring out how we can do things even better," says Otis Bullock.
Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation? purpose

Mar. 22, 2021 1:09 pm

Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation?

It is important to acknowledge that not all the changes the virus wrought have been bad ones. We ask Generocity's community to help us identify the nonprofits that have cultivated positive change.
Philadelphia’s rental housing crisis: Where do we stand now? purpose

Mar. 8, 2021 9:12 am

Philadelphia’s rental housing crisis: Where do we stand now?

Guest columnist Paige Carlson-Heim writes about how TD Charitable Foundation is working with Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation and ACHIEVEability to propose solutions to the eviction crisis.
‘If you start to address the affordable housing issue, you will begin to address the poverty issue’ purpose

Mar. 5, 2021 10:48 am

‘If you start to address the affordable housing issue, you will begin to address the poverty issue’

The Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities tackles the city’s housing crisis with its Land Justice Campaign.
Report: Race, housing insecurity, and COVID-19 are connected purpose

Feb. 26, 2021 3:23 pm

Report: Race, housing insecurity, and COVID-19 are connected

CLS's "COVID-19’s Impact on Race and Housing Security Across Philadelphia: Philadelphia Renters Report" shows that pre-existing housing insecurity and failures to address structural housing inequities left Black and brown communities more exposed to the virus.
Community advocates make the case for equitable housing in the spirit of Dr. King purpose

Jan. 19, 2021 12:00 pm

Community advocates make the case for equitable housing in the spirit of Dr. King

In observation of MLK Day of Service, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia hosted a virtual conversation between Corinne O'Connell and James Crowder on the ongoing fair housing crisis —part of the org’s series, "Race, Housing, and Health in Philadelphia."
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.
In PA, few experience eviction relief and still face mounting debt purpose

Oct. 1, 2020 4:04 pm

In PA, few experience eviction relief and still face mounting debt

The CARES Rent Relief Program administered by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency has a process so cumbersome that in August almost 17,000 tenants applied for relief but only 1,800 tenants were approved.
Despite urgent need, the philanthropic sector is absent from the rental relief funding space purpose

Aug. 27, 2020 1:26 pm

Despite urgent need, the philanthropic sector is absent from the rental relief funding space

The majority of COVID-19 rental relief funding has come from the federal government’s $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES), not grantmakers.
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.

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