Affordable Housing

Property

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 […]

Property

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 […]

Business

Philly Area Among Top 3 Job-Seeker Destinations in the Nation

One of the things that has weighed heavily on the minds of Greater Philly’s boosters is the region’s modest employment growth, which has up until […]

Business

Schuylkill Yards Project To Include Major Community Engagement Component

Brandywine Realty Trust today unveiled another development to rise during Phase One of the Schuylkill Yards project. This $5.6 million project will build a stronger West […]

Property

1911 Walnut to Be Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Project

Southern Land Company appeared before the City Planning Commission today with a revised version of its proposed apartment tower on the last piece of open […]

Property

Single-Family Workforce Housing Comes to East Poplar

Late on Wednesday morning (May 24th) in East Poplar, City Council President Darrell Clarke, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Greg Heller, and representatives of BMK […]

Property

Housing in Greater Philadelphia Got A Little More Affordable Last Quarter, Survey Finds

Housing in Philadelphia got a little more affordable in the first quarter of 2017, according to the figures in the latest edition of HSH.com’s quarterly […]

Property

New City Initiative Seeks to Clear Home Repair Assistance Backlog

This afternoon, in front of a modest rowhome in Olney, Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke, City Council member Cherelle Parker (D-9th District) […]

Property

Report: Philly’s Gender Pay Gap is Smaller than the National Average But Still Not Good

Despite constant backlash from, well, everyone, the gender pay gap still plagues much of our nation’s female workforce. And although the Philadelphia metro rises above […]

Property

You Could Be The First On Your Blok To Live in One of These

The man who helped give physical form to “Earth’s biggest bookstore” and developed the checkout-free convenience store has now turned his attention to affordable housing. […]

Property

Tax Abatement Huge Shot in Arm for City, Study Finds

Consider the 10-year property tax abatements on new construction and rehabilitation a down payment on a future gusher in revenue for the city thanks to […]

Property

An Instant House for $10K: Just Print It and Go

From Moscow comes a novel solution to the affordable-housing problem: A tiny home that took just 24 hours to build from start to finish and […]

Property

Homes Get A Little Less Affordable, Both Here and Nationwide

As housing markets nationwide continue their recovery from the 2008 market collapse, it appears that affordability may be one of the things falling by the wayside. […]

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Is It Time to “Repeal and Replace” the Mortgage Interest Deduction?

If Congress is proactive, the possibility of productive tax reform in 2017 could very well become a reality. It’s necessary, too – particularly in the housing market, […]

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Mortgages are Affordable All Over Greater Philly: Study

In some United States metropolitan areas, the demand for jobs and amenities within a given city is causing the value of homes to far surpass homebuyers’ incomes. […]