housing affordability

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Minority Homeownership Is Higher Than Average in Philly, Study Finds

One of the sources of the persistent wealth gap between minorities and whites in America is the gap in homeownership rates. Homes are the basis […]

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Houses, Condos, Shops Coming to South Kensington Lot

That large vacant lot that at Fifth Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in South Kensington, most recently home to a circus school, is about to […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Logan Square

As we make our way through the city’s hot ‘hoods on our 10 Most Affordable Homes tour, we have come across yet another neighborhood where […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Washington Square West

Talk about efficiency apartments! These 10 condominium units NeighborhoodX dug up when it went looking for cheap homes in Washington Square West easily qualify as […]

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Want Proof That Philadelphia Housing Is Affordable? Read On

One of the aces in the hole Philadelphia officials used in their pitch to land Amazon HQ2 is the low cost of housing here relative […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Society Hill

Low-rise Society Hill passed high-rise Rittenhouse Square and bosky Chestnut Hill to beome the neighborhood with the highest median household income in the city sometime in […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Bella Vista

The least expensive homes in Bella Vista right now come in a wide variety of sizes, from small — a 500-square-foot one-bedroom condo — to large — a […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Graduate Hospital

Our survey of affordable homes in hot neighborhoods continues this week with a stop in one of the first of the neighborhoods outside Center City […]

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Hello, Amazon HQ2; Goodbye, Affordability (Assuming That Happens)

What would happen to house prices in Philadelphia if Amazon chooses it for its second headquarters? Watch Philly become New York in short order, says […]

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Hot Housing Market Means You Need $4240 More to Afford a Home in Philly

Did you get a 5.56 percent pay raise in the past year? If so, you’re in luck — your salary has kept pace with the rise […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Queen Village

Moderately-priced homes in Queen Village seem as hard to find as on-street parking spaces in the neighborhood. Parking’s a bear because it’s wedged in between […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in East Passyunk

Many would-be Center City residents who feel priced out of its precincts have headed south in search of more affordable housing. A lot of those […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Rittenhouse Square

It should come as no surprise to anyone that the folks at NeighborhoodXqu found no residential properties selling for under $200,000 in Rittenhouse Square. But […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Fairmount

Our tour of homes with cool prices in hot neighborhoods lands in Fairmount this week. This rejeuvenated neighborhood just to the north of the Parkway and […]

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Who’s Building Philly: Sean Schellenger

Developing property in Philadelphia resembles running an obstacle course. There are numerous permits a builder must receive in order to start even a project that […]