HUD Secretary Ben Carson Helps Formally Open A Philadelphia High SchoolHUD Secretary Carson stood at the entrance to the new Vaux Big Picture High School, and recognized the Philadelphia Housing Authority's ongoing $500 million effort in the Sharswood area.
New Affordable Housing Units Transform North Philadelphia NeighborhoodA grand opening was held on Wednesday for the nearly five dozen new affordable homes in the Sharswood neighborhood of North Philadelphia.
Affordable Housing Community Unveiled In Port RichmondA community consisting of three dozen new affordable housing townhomes was unveiled.
Local College Taking Over Senior Citizen Apartment BuildingResidents of a low income senior apartment building just off City Line Avenue will be moving over the next year to make room for student housing at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
North Philly Apartment Buildings Demolished To Pave Way For Brighter FutureThe Norman Blumberg Apartments were erected in the 1960's and have been home to thousands over the years -- but the 18-story buildings were reduced to rubble Saturday morning.
Police: Off-Duty Phila. Housing Authority Officer Shoots And Kills RobberAccording to Police, an off-duty Philadelphia Housing Authority Officer shot and killed a robber on Sunday.
PHA Breaks Ground On Largest Housing Project In City's HistoryThe Philadelphia Housing Authority broke ground today at 24th and Bolton Streets on what officials are calling the largest housing development project in city history.
New Philadelphia Housing Policy Puts The Squeeze On SmokersStarting today, a new no-smoking policy will begin being enforced at all PHA properties.
PHA Issues Smoking Ban On Many PropertiesThe Philadelphia Housing Authority will no longer allow smoking outside of designated areas in their public housing developments.
Philadelphia Housing Authority Opens New Complex In Strawberry MansionIt’s the first housing construction project the agency has done in more than three years.
Property Seizures, Relocations Expected From PHA's North Philly PlanThe Philadelphia Housing Authority wants to demolish two blighted, high-rise towers in the neighborhood known as Sharswood, and put up townhomes in their place.
A Major Neighborhood Transformation Effort Treads Softly On A Community GardenOn a block of North Philadelphia dominated by abandoned houses and litter-strewn lots, the Peace Park was a true oasis.