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Kelvin Jeremiah

(PHA head Kelvin Jeremiah, seated at left of witness table, back to camera, testifies before Philadelphia City Council's "Disabled and Special Needs" Committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Advocates Say Philadelphia’s Disabled Population Far Outstripping Available Public Housing

The head of the Philadelphia Housing Authority says the need for public housing for the disabled far exceeds the supply, and he is calling on local lawmakers to do more.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

(Credit: Paul Kurtz)

PHA Breaks Ground On New Low-Income Housing Complex

Philadelphia Housing Authority officials have broken ground on a low-rise affordable housing complex in Germantown.

12/18/2014

(Groundbreaking for the new Oakdale housing project, in Strawberry Mansion.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

New Apartments Coming To Strawberry Mansion, Kicking Off PHA Building Boom

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has broken ground for its first project in more than two years.

08/12/2014

(Former PHA head Carl Greene, in file photo)

Tentative Agreement To Settle Federal Lawsuit By Former PHA Head Against Agency

The nasty legal fight between fired Philadelphia Housing Authority Executive Director Carl Greene and the agency is over. They’re settling out of court, and will present it to a judge on Monday.

02/22/2013

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Philadelphia Housing Authority Plans To Hire New Officers To Patrol Developments

For the first time in 10 years, the Philadelphia Housing Authority plans to hire 50 new police officers to patrol it’s developments.

10/11/2012

(New PHA head Michael Kelly.  Photo provided)

Interim PHA Director Speaks On Michael Kelly’s Affair

Departed Philadelphia Housing Authority Director Michael Kelly has acknowledged having an affair with one of his employees, just days after abruptly leaving the public housing agency.

06/20/2012

(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