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Gentrification

(City officials including Mayor Nutter announce the city's new tax relief program for gentrified properties.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Launches Property Tax Gentrification Relief Program

It is the second major relief program to result from the new property assessments that were mailed out earlier this year, for tax bills that are due early next year.

12/04/2013

(credit: CBS3)

Philadelphia’s Tough Kensington Neighborhood On The Rise

In the last year, a real estate survey shows that rentals grew by 13 percent, and that’s encouraging for neighborhood activists.

06/27/2013

Mike Landers says calling his neighborhood 'North Port Fishington' just sounds better than saying he's on the border of several different places (by KYW's John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Residents Combine Neighborhoods, Come Up With ‘Port Fishington’

Are several sections of Philadelphia merging into one?

04/15/2011

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia City Council Enters Gentrification Controversy In Point Breeze

It’s a proposed bill that would impose a one-year moratorium on construction of buildings, additions or roof decks higher than two-stories.

03/27/2011

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