Philadelphia Housing Authority

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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.


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Philadelphia Housing Board Head: We Will NOT Resign

Chairmen and former mayor John F. Street has now released a statement that says members of the PHA will not resign.


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PHA Launches Healthy Eating Program For Low-Income Residents

A pilot healthy eating program was launched today for low income residents of Southwest Philadelphia.


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Philadelphia Housing Authority Moves To Become More Transparent

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.


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New PHA Head Promises More Openness As Probe Moves Ahead

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.



PHA Staffers Returning Designer Bags

So far, 13 bags have been returned to the PHA, two others have written checks for the Tumi bags.



New PHA Boss Orders Staffers To Return Expensive Gifts

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.


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PHA Moving Forward With New Interim Director

The new interim executive director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority addresses the public at a ribbon cutting during his first week on the job.


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Fired PHA Head Carl Greene Demands $4 Million From City

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.


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Search For Replacement PHA Director Coming Up Empty

It’s been more than a month since Carl Greene was ousted, and still there’s been no replacement named.


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He Said, He Said at State Hearing on Troubled Philadelphia Housing Agency

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.



Nutter Wants Power to Appoint PHA Board Members

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.


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Nutter Defers On Current PHA 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.


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PHA Boss Carl Greene Fired

The embattled executive director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority was fired Thursday, weeks after allegations surfaced that he used public money to settle sexual harassment complaints and coerced top employees to pay into a slush fund.


Street Sees Money Grab in Lawsuit Against PHA

KYW Newsradio Team Coverage — The latest twist in the ongoing saga of embattled Philadelphia Housing Authority director Carl Greene comes in a federal lawsuit filed by Greene against the PHA board — a lawsuit […]