Public Housing

Advocates Say Philadelphia's Disabled Population Far Outstripping Available Public Housing The head of the Philadelphia Housing Authority says the need for public housing for the disabled far exceeds the supply, and he is calling on local lawmakers to do more.
Queen Lane Apartments Gone, But History RemainsThe bones of thousands of men and women were buried beneath the a plot of land adjacent to the Queen Lane Apartments stood.
Queen Lane High-Rise Imploded To Make Way For More Modern Public HousingThe hulking, high-rise public housing that had been sitting vacant on a Germantown street for three years is now gone. Officials imploded the Queen Lane Apartments Saturday morning.
Bill Cosby Visits Drexel's Family Health Services Center Ahead Of ExpansionEntertainer Bill Cosby stopped by Drexel University's 11th Street Family Health Services Center in North Philadelphia on Tuesday.
Philadelphia Activists Demand Public Housing For Those With AIDSA handful of activists conducted a small demonstration on Thursday outside Philadelphia City Hall, demanding that the Nutter administration include money in its upcoming budget for housing those suffering with HIV/AIDS.
Relating Zip Codes To AchievementA report released by the Century Foundation, “Housing Policy is School Policy” reinforces the long held belief that where a student lives plays a significant role in academic performance.