Watch: University City Boom at Fitler Club

At the first of our Development...For Good event series, we learned about the incredible changes to West Philly over the last decade—and what still needs to happen to benefit everyone

Why Won’t Darrell Clarke Support Affordable Housing?

The Council president, with buy-in from colleagues, blocked the transfer of city land to low-income housing nonprofit Habitat for Humanity in order to maintain a parking lot. Where are his progressive principles now?

By Jon Geeting

Philly Parking vs. Philly Climate

The state and federal governments are prioritizing electric cars to protect the environment. But Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes that in Philly, parking politics still rules the day

By Jon Geeting

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.

By Rick Sauer and Maria Gonzalez

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

By Mo Rushdy

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.

By Jon Geeting

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.

By Larry Platt

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.