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(HUD secretary Julian Castro, back to camera, and Mayor Nutter, examine a child's drawing done on a tablet computer.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

HUD Secretary Visits West Philly To Inspect Anti-Poverty Efforts Here

Julian Castro greeted children at the Montgomery Early Learning Center to get a firsthand look at West Philadelphia’s federally designated “promise zone.”

09/05/2014

Mayor Michael Nutter at podium with (from left to right) HUD's Jenine Bryon, City Council President Darrell Clarke, Senator Bob Casey and Congressman Chaka Fattah. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Federal Grant Awarded For Development In North Central Philadelphia

The $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.

06/30/2014

DOVER BEACHES NORTH, NJ - OCTOBER 29:  A machine works on a demolition of a house one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy made landfall last year on October 29th near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

FEMA Agrees To Extend Housing Privileges For Sandy-Displaced NJ Residents

But starting May 1st, the 57 families still remaining in FEMA housing will be charged market-rate rent.

03/14/2014

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Smartphone Apps Force GPS Companies To Get Creative

Sales of those GPS units you stick in your car have taken a hit, thanks to smartphone saturation.

02/23/2014

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Feds: Sandy Ad Audit Not Aimed At NJ Bid Award

The 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.

01/16/2014

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Feds Taking Closer Look At ‘Stronger Than The Storm’ Ads

Federal 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.

01/13/2014

(Homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Beach Haven West, NJ.  Photo used by permission LBI.net)

Programs To Receive $780M To Help Victims Of Sandy In New Jersey

Seven 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.

06/02/2013

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Philadelphia Loan Officer Arrested For Loan Fraud

A Philadelphia loan officer has been arrested for knowingly committing loan fraud from 2005 to 2008, officials say.

08/21/2012

(Estelle Richman, left, with outgoing PHA director Michael Kelly.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Michael Kelly Resigns From Philadelphia Housing Authority After Turning It Around

Michael 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.

06/15/2012

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Workshop On College To Be Held For Teen Mothers At Airport Marriott

Teen moms wanting to take their educations to the next level can attend a seminar with the information they need to succeed.

05/06/2012

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Fannie Mae Opens Its Phone Lines To Help Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Wednesday only, and only until 8pm, Robinson says homeowners can call 1-866-989-6931 (toll-free) for advice.

02/15/2012

(Estelle Richman, left, with PHA head Michael Kelly, who has agreed to remain on the job. Credit: Mike Dunn)

Temporary Head Of Philadelphia Housing Authority To Stay Permanently

Michael Kelly, who replaced embattled PHA Chief Carl Greene last year on a temporary basis, will now stay on permanently.

08/05/2011

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Camden, NJ Agrees To Return $290,000 in Unused Funds To Feds

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development wants the financially strapped city of Camden, NJ to fork over hundreds of thousands of dollars for long-term projects that were never completed, and the city says it will comply.

05/05/2011

(Photos by Hadas Kuznits)

Dozens Rally At Philadelphia City Hall Against Planned Foreclosure Sales

Some area homeowners at risk of losing their homes rallied today at Philadelphia City Hall to try to stop what’s expected to be one of the city’s largest sheriff’s sales next month.

03/24/2011

(John Street (left), HUD Deputy Sec. Ron Sims (middle), and Mayor Nutter (right) at the PHA Announcement Friday. Credit: Steve Tawa, KYW Newsradio)

Philadelphia Housing Authority Board Gives Up Power To Federal Government

Estelle Richman, HUD’s Chief Operating Officer, will be the receiver, in effect the PHA board, for one year. She spent time as city managing director during the Street administration.

03/05/2011

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