Philadelphia Agencies Get Increase In Funding To Help Curb HomelessnessPhiladelphia is getting an uptick in federal funding to help tackle homelessness, meaning more permanent housing for those who need it.
Center City Conference Allows Regional Planners To Compare Notes on Community-BuildingBarry Seymour, with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, says the one-day conference was designed to give helpful information to planners and developers of more than 350 communities around the region.
Counting Philadelphia's HomelessThe Point in Time - or PIT count - is a census of all unsheltered men and women in the city on one night in January.
HUD Secretary Visits West Philly To Inspect Anti-Poverty Efforts HereJulian Castro greeted children at the Montgomery Early Learning Center to get a firsthand look at West Philadelphia's federally designated "promise zone."
Federal Grant Awarded For Development In North Central PhiladelphiaThe $30-million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will bring 300 new or renovated homes to a half-square mile around Temple University.
FEMA Agrees To Extend Housing Privileges For Sandy-Displaced NJ ResidentsBut starting May 1st, the 57 families still remaining in FEMA housing will be charged market-rate rent.
Smartphone Apps Force GPS Companies To Get CreativeSales of those GPS units you stick in your car have taken a hit, thanks to smartphone saturation.
Feds: Sandy Ad Audit Not Aimed At NJ Bid AwardThe Department of Housing and Urban Development's inspector general says the audit's examining whether the campaign followed federal requirements, not the way the contract was awarded.
Feds Taking Closer Look At ‘Stronger Than The Storm’ AdsFederal officials are taking a closer look at how New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s administration spent $25 million to promote the Jersey shore after Superstorm Sandy.
Programs To Receive $780M To Help Victims Of Sandy In New JerseySeven months after Hurricane Sandy came a calling, and thousands in New Jersey saw their primary homes damaged or destroyed, federal grants are being offered to help them rebuild.
Philadelphia Loan Officer Arrested For Loan FraudA Philadelphia loan officer has been arrested for knowingly committing loan fraud from 2005 to 2008, officials say.
Michael Kelly Resigns From Philadelphia Housing Authority After Turning It AroundMichael Kelly had been New York City's public housing director when federal officials brought him to Philadelphia eighteen months ago, after the ouster of Carl Greene.

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