Philadelphia Housing Authority
Michael Kelly, who replaced embattled PHA Chief Carl Greene last year on a temporary basis, will now stay on permanently.
Estelle Richman, a onetime Philadelphia health commissioner, city managing director, and state welfare secretary, is now the sole member of the PHA’s board.
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.
Ten firefighters were injured while battling a high-rise fire in north Philadelphia. Among the most critically injured was 40-year-old Michael McGuire
Ten firefighters were injured while battling a high-rise fire in North Philadelphia early Wednesday morning. Three residents were also injured in the blaze.
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.