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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.
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.
This is the view from within the encampment on the Parkway purpose

Jul. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

This is the view from within the encampment on the Parkway

The City announced this morning it will disband the autonomous tent city by next Friday. But Brandon Dorfman takes us inside, to meet organizers and the people experiencing homelessness who called it home.
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.
What COVID-19 tells us about shelter — and housing purpose

Apr. 13, 2020 11:59 am

What COVID-19 tells us about shelter — and housing

The pandemic is raising what has always been an important question, but which has now become an urgent question: Is shelter obsolete?
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.
11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August purpose

Aug. 1, 2019 8:00 am

11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August

Deepen your knowledge base, stoke your passions, maybe even learn how to save a life.
What does ‘Housing First’ mean? We ask Pathways to Housing PA to explain purpose

Jun. 25, 2019 11:00 am

What does ‘Housing First’ mean? We ask Pathways to Housing PA to explain

The Housing First model focuses on people experiencing chronic homelessness — and on long-term housing retention and supportive services.

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