The Government Fee Can Cost Poor Philadelphians Their Inheritance. By Ryan Briggs for Next City. Next City is one of 21 news organizations producing Broke in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on solutions to poverty and the city’s push toward economic justice. Read more at BrokeInPhilly.org
US News & Word Reports article by Gaby Galvin, The Home Base of Health, is a terrific example of how repairing a family’s home can improve health, increase school attendance, reduce energy burdens and and improve a number of other outcomes that are being studied. Check out the link in the article to Philadelphia’s population heath indicators and ranking.
Jake Blumgart reports for PlanPhilly on the Philadelphia Housing Action Plan, due to be released in October 2018. Read the entire article here.
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority has posted a Request for Proposal for financial institutions to carry out the origination and servicing of loans as part of the Small Landlord Loan Program. View the RFP.