Philadelphia Housing Authority To Auction Off Unused PropertiesPHA reversed a long-standing policy, almost two years ago, when it decided to dispose of properties that it couldn't afford to renovate. The first two auctions, in the fall of 2011, brought some 500 properties to market.
Seashore Mansion of Philadelphia Archdiocese Goes To Auction on Saturday"No one really knows what it's worth," says an official of the auction company, "but by putting it up for auction, exposing it to the market, we let the buyers tell us."

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