The Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities is calling for the passage of a package of bills that will create new resources to expand and protect affordability in neighborhoods undergoing gentrification.
More cities are combatting displacement and rising housing costs with strategies like land trusts, inclusionary zoning, developer fees and rent regulation policies – which methods are most effective, though, and what key needs are cities still missing? ... See MoreSee Less
Children who spend time in public housing or whose families receive rent vouchers have higher earnings and a lower chance of incarceration than children in unstable situations created by lack of affordable housing. ... See MoreSee Less
Since 1970, renters’ incomes have consistently dropped as housing costs have risen, leading to the “great rental squeeze” plaguing renters in Philadelphia - and across the country - today. ... See MoreSee Less