For those who follow real estate politics–and Philadelphia politics in general, particularly those of our scofflaws–here’s a fun tidbit: The former head of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, Carl Greene, is offering his Naval Square townhouse as a rental. It’s listed at $3,300 per month.
Other news to start the day…
• Pennsylvania table games revenue is up, which NJ surely isn’t happy about [Biz Journal]
• Penn Street trail along the Delaware Waterfront opens, marking yet more investment in making the waterfront an actual destination [PlanPhilly]
• Philly’s street signs are getting a font change, from Highway Gothic to Clearview. You’ve probably noticed even if you haven’t noticed you’ve noticed [Hidden City]
• This can’t be good: HUD is closing 16 field offices in order to save money, including those in 8 of states hardest hit by foreclosures [CNN Money]