Redevelopment Authority

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City Council Approves Plan To Seize Properties In Point Breeze

A long-running battle between residents of the city’s Point Breeze section and developers culminated with City Council approval of a plan to seize dozens of properties.


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Developers Criticize City’s Point Breeze Affordable Housing Plan

A controversial plan to build new affordable housing in the city’s Point Breeze section was given an initial okay Tuesday by a city council committee.


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Nutter: No Privilege In Paying Biz Tax

What’s in a name? A lot apparently, when you’re talking about one of the most-hated taxes in Philadelphia: the ironically-named “Business Privilege Tax.” Mayor Nutter now says a better name is in order.


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Mayor Expected To Sign Revised Lobbying Restrictions

The mayor and City Council are about to complete a brand new set of restrictions on lobbyists to shore up some problems with the original bill approved last year.