Guest Commentary: Vote “Yes” to More Housing Trust Funds
Ballot Question #4 this fall asks Philly voters to approve more money for affordable housing. The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations says it’s what we need now.
Guest Commentary: The Answer to Our Housing Crisis
A building industry official contends City Council’s proposal for “inclusionary housing” will make it harder to increase Philly's stock of affordable homes. But, he says, there is a solution: Building on public land
How Deliberate Planning Can Make Housing Fairer in Philly
Mayor Kenney has the chance to shape housing policy for years to come through the City’s next Comprehensive Plan. Philly 3.0’s engagement director looks to New York for a smart approach.
How Good Development Is Reshaping Philly
Along with Drexel’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, we’re kicking off a speakers series that features a host of bold-face names exploring the intersection of private real estate development and the public good.
Development … For Good
The Philadelphia Citizen's year-long speaker series highlights a new generation of real estate developers in Philly, and delves into the impact their work has on our city.
A Luxury Philly Can’t Afford
City Council’s housing policy power grab is crippling Philly’s big-picture goals on affordability and climate. Where, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, is Mayor Kenney in all this?
Want to Grow Philly’s Economy?
Then, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, make permitting easier for businesses
Guest Commentary: Walnut Street Is For the Dogs
A Philly educator and urbanist bemoans what’s happened to Center City—and urges a renewed sense of urgency to protect our shared spaces