[NEWS] Tax on new construction advances despite Kenney concerns, scorching criticism from building trades | Project HOME

[NEWS] Tax on new construction advances despite Kenney concerns, scorching criticism from building trades

 

From Philly.com

A tax on new construction to fund affordable housing moved one step closer to passage Wednesday despite pressure from the city’s building trades to abandon the plan, concerns from the Kenney administration about its effect on businesses, and criticism from housing advocates who said the levy could end up benefiting wealthier Philadelphians.