Mayor John Street

(File Photo)

Ethics Panel Clears Former Mayor Street On PHA Contract Vote

A divided State Ethics Commission has decided that former Mayor John Street did not violate the state Ethics Act in the matter of a contract awarded by the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

08/17/2014

Housing Authority

Ethics Commission Launches Investigation Into Former Mayor’s Actions On Philadelphia Housing Authority Board

The state Ethics Commission has launched an investigation of former Mayor John Street’s actions while he served as chairman of the Philadelphia Housing Authority board, which awarded legal work to a law firm that employed Street’s son.

11/05/2011

(Philadelphia city councilwoman Jannie Blackwell at a Wednesday press conference at City Hall.  Photo by KYW's Mike Dunn)

Under Fire, Councilwoman Blackwell Quits Housing Authority Board

As pressure mounts from federal authorities for change at the Philadelphia Housing Authority, Philadelphia city councilwoman Jannie Blackwell has decided to give up her seat on the PHA board.

03/02/2011

(The PHA board, last September.  File photo by KYW's Mike Dunn)

Nutter Says He’ll Wait For Housing Authority Probe Before Demanding Resignations

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says he wants federal officials to come up with documentation on why the five-member board of the Philadelphia Housing Authority should resign.

02/28/2011

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