OHCD Releases Year 40 Preliminary Consolidated Plan
OHCD is accepting comments on the Year 40 Preliminary Consolidated Plan (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015) for the proposed utilization of federal funds. For details on how to submit comments . For the Plan .
Comments due by May 2, 2014.
Amendment to Consolidated Plan
The City of Philadelphia has proposed an amendment to its Consolidated Plan to reallocate $160,000 to support the new construction of four affordable homeownership units. Click here for more details and instructions on how to comment.
Comments due by May 7, 2014.
Philadelphia a Finalist for $30M HUD Grant
Sen. Casey Advocates for City in North Philadelphia
U.S. Senator Bob Casey was joined by city officials and neighborhood stakeholders to announce that the City is a finalist for a $30 million HUD Choice Neighborhood grant that could help transform North Central Philadelphia, and to offer his strong support for the City’s application. “Transforming our neighborhoods is the first step toward a growing economy and job creation,” Senator Casey said.
Mayor Nutter, prior to leaving for the Vatican said, “Choice Neighborhood funding would enable the City to implement a comprehensive revitalization strategy of housing, jobs, education and services.” for more information.
Homes for Sale
New listings. Click here for details.
PRA revised deadline for RFP for New West TOD
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) has issued an RFP for developers for a 1.5 acre parcel with frontage on the Market Street corridor. The property is highly transit accessible. for details.
Revised proposal deadline: by 4pm, April 25, 2014
Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Releases
2013 Annual Report
The report shows that HTF investments provided critical housing assistance to 5,321 low- and moderate-income households. Since its creation in 2005, the HTF has supported more than 14,000 households through the production of 1,372 new homes, major repairs to 1,589 homes, improved accessibility for 1,194 people with disabilities, repair of 6,125 heaters, homelessness prevention for 2,358 households and utility assistance for 1,701 Philadelphians. Click here to read the report
OHCD Releases March Issue of Bulletin
Read articles on the Philadelphia Land Bank, Home Repair Loans available, free income tax help available, the ribbon cutting for the LGBT-friendly John C. Anderson Apartments for seniors and many more. for the latest Bulletin.