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810 Arch Street Groundbreaking | Father Tom Betz

Father Tom Betz of the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation speaks at our recent groundbreaking ceremony for the 810 Arch Street project. 

810 Arch Street Groundbreaking | John Chin

John Chin of the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation speaks at the recent groundbreaking ceremony for the 810 Arch Street project. Click here for a slideshow of images form the event.

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Help secure funding for the Pennsylvania Housing Fund! With $25 million, the PA Housing Trust Fund can provide rental assistance to 2,500 households, or demolish 2,500 blighted homes, or keep people out of costly nursing homes by providing 1,700 home modifications.
 

Today’s guest blog post is by Garrett O'Dwyer, Policy & Communications Associate for the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations. PACDC is a close ally and partner of Project HOME in the ongoing struggle to expand affordable housing in our city.  

 

On Monday, February 4, representatives of several organizations across the Philadelphia area met with Congressman Chaka Fattah’s Chief of Staff Bonnie Bowser to discuss the looming possibility of 8.2 percent across-the-board cuts to federal housing and homelessness programs.

 

Last Thursday, November 3, Project HOME's co-founder and Associate Executive Director Joan Dawson McConnon spoke at a rally in Philadelphia about cuts to the state Homeowners’ Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP). Here is the text of her remarks -- also see below for action steps you can take. The rally was held by Philadelphia Unemployment Project and Occupy Philly.

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