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Housing Authority Gets $1.3M Grant to Start Redevelopment Near SRT

The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced on Monday that it has received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) […]

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Time for a Protest: Ben Carson Is Coming to Philly on Tuesday

You might get the chance to see Ben Carson in Philly on Tuesday. The Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary will attend the ribbon-cutting celebration of Sharswood’s Vaux […]

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The Top 5 Real Estate Stories of 2016

As we close the book on 2016, let’s take a look back at the year in real estate and development. What were the stories that […]

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Sharswood Redevelopment Update: Two Steps Forward, One Sideways

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has some good news on the Sharswood redevelopment front. Then there’s some news that, while not exactly good, can’t be called […]

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WATCH: The Blumberg Towers Demolition This Weekend

Video | Philadelphia Housing Authority Now that two of the three Norman Blumberg Apartments towers have returned to the dust from whence they rose, with […]

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Sharswood Apartment Complex to Be Demolished This Saturday

It’s been said that the development of the Norman Blumberg Apartments in 1969 was the beginning of the decline of the Sharswood neighborhood in North […]

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It’s Not too Late to Rescue Sharswood From PHA Eminent Domain Plan

“Plan, or be planned for.” This was the mantra community activists in Philadelphia’s Mantua neighborhood adopted in their efforts to regain control of the neighborhood’s […]

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Council Committee OKs PHA Land Grab in Sharswood

At Tuesday’s Philadelphia City Council Rules Committee hearing, Philadelphia Housing Authority President and CEO Kelvin Jeremiah painted a picture of a Sharswood whose residents lived […]

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Partial Building Collapse Near Temple University, No Injuries Reported

#UPDATE: Chopper 3 over the scene of a building collapse in North Philadelphia: http://t.co/gHzGAu88TM pic.twitter.com/4KTnz59SyA — CBS Philly (@CBSPhilly) April 28, 2015 It was a […]

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Sharswood Residents Experiencing PHA Deja Vu

Longtime residents of Sharswood, a part of the city located just north of Girard College in North Philadelphia, can tell you exactly when their neighborhood started […]

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Reminder: PHA to Demolish Germantown High-Rise on Saturday

The Philadelphia Housing Authority is scheduled to implode a 16-story high-rise in Germantown on Saturday morning. NBC 10 reports: “Police will also be shutting down […]

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Philadelphia Housing Authority Reducing Number of Security Guards

Residents of some Philadelphia Housing Authority properties are up in arms that the PHA is phasing out security guards. They’ll start to be replaced with […]

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Ethics Panel Clears Ex-Mayor Street for Voting to Give Son’s Firm a Contract

Former Philadelphia Mayor John Street did not violate the state’s Ethics Act when he voted to give his son a contract with the Philadelphia Housing […]

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Morning Headlines: Queen Lane Apartments Getting Cleared Out For Demolition

Don’t worry, months of waiting are almost over (but not quite yet)! PlanPhilly’s Aaron Moselle reports the demolition prepping for the Queen Lane Apartments is […]

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Unions Take Pay Cut on PHA Projects

Fourteen building-trades unions in Philadelphia have agreed to take a 20 percent pay cut on projects built by the Philadelphia Housing Authority. That will reduce […]