Want an Empty Philadelphia Building?

The Philadelphia Housing Authority owns over 3,000 homes and would like to get rid of 1/3rd of them.

Jennifer Lin writes that the PHA is seeking non-profits in particular to take over empty buildings:

"Michael P. Kelly, PHA's new administrator, said the authority wanted to make better use of its idle property and work with others to improve blocks where a boarded-up PHA house may stand out like a "broken tooth."

"Philadelphia is a city with a great track record of nonprofit capacity for rebuilding neighborhoods," Kelly said."

Full Story: Philadelphia Housing Authority seeks takers for vacant properties


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