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(Estelle Richman, left, with outgoing PHA director Michael Kelly.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Michael Kelly Resigns From Philadelphia Housing Authority After Turning It Around

Michael Kelly had been New York City’s public housing director when federal officials brought him to Philadelphia eighteen months ago, after the ouster of Carl Greene.

06/15/2012

(US Army soldiers salute during a ceremony after arriving home from Iraq.   Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Part 4: Combatting Homelessness Among Vets

For thousands of soldiers, a new battle will begin: to adjust here at home. Not all will succeed, and the most vulnerable may end up on the street.

06/03/2011

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Camden, NJ Agrees To Return $290,000 in Unused Funds To Feds

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development wants the financially strapped city of Camden, NJ to fork over hundreds of thousands of dollars for long-term projects that were never completed, and the city says it will comply.

05/05/2011

(Philadelphia city councilwoman Jannie Blackwell at a Wednesday press conference at City Hall.  Photo by KYW's Mike Dunn)

Under Fire, Councilwoman Blackwell Quits Housing Authority Board

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.

03/02/2011

(Philadelphia city controller Alan Butkovitz at Tuesday's press conference.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Controller Butkovitz Wonders About HUD’s Probe Of PHA

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.

03/01/2011

(The PHA board, last September.  File photo by KYW's Mike Dunn)

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.

02/28/2011

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