Philadelphia Housing Authority
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.
Philadelphia city controller Alan Butkovitz is quizzical about HUD’s request for the resignation of the entire Philadelphia Housing Authority board, two of whom Butkovitz appointed.
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.
Chairmen and former mayor John F. Street has now released a statement that says members of the PHA will not resign.
A pilot healthy eating program was launched today for low income residents of Southwest Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority, in an effort to be more transparent and accountable, is beefing up two key departments, in an attempt to turn the troubled agency around.
Newly installed PHA chief Michael Kelly says he will meet on February 1st with the inspector-general of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
So far, 13 bags have been returned to the PHA, two others have written checks for the Tumi bags.
The interim executive director of the PHA, Michael Kelly, has sent staffers a memo asking anyone who received the Tumi designer bags to return them.
The new interim executive director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority addresses the public at a ribbon cutting during his first week on the job.
Carl Greene, the fired former executive director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, is demanding millions of dollars to make his federal lawsuit against the agency go away.
It’s been more than a month since Carl Greene was ousted, and still there’s been no replacement named.
Mayor Nutter and Philadelphia Housing Authority chairman John Street painted very different pictures of the situation at the PHA as they appeared before lawmakers today to discuss possible changes to the agency’s structure.
Mayor Nutter travels to Harrisburg today to testify on reforming the troubled Philadelphia Housing Authority. Nutter’s prescription: give the mayor power to appoint all the board members.
Mayor Nutter says he is not — at least not yet — joining in the chorus of those demanding the resignation of members of the PHA board.