Safe at Home

Philadelphia’s Eviction Diversion Program has become a model for cities around the country — and a lifesaver for Philadelphia families

By Jessica Blatt Press

What City Council Got Right on Housing

A new report shows the city’s housing density bonus has helped hundreds of low-income homeowners pay for repairs. Philly 3.0’s engagement director lays out why that matters

By Jon Geeting

The Rising Threat to Homeowners

One quarter of all home sales in Philly are to corporate investors, not residents. Drexel’s Metro Finance Director joins the Reinvestment Fund in laying out why that matters — and what can be done to stem the tide

By BRUCE KATZ, BEN PREIS, IRA GOLDSTEIN AND EMILY DOWDALL

Generation Change Philly: The Home Maker

Developer Mo Rushdy made his reputation on high-end luxury homes. Now, he’s turned his considerable talents to creating generational wealth for low- to middle-income Philadelphians

By Courtney DuChene

Hope For Housing Access

Philly 3.0’s engagement director applauds the state legislature’s big moves on housing this year. Now, let’s keep it going.

By Jon Geeting

Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Security Deposit Alternatives

Philly rents rose 6 percent during the pandemic, making security deposits even harder for new tenants. A Cincinnati law is applying private market disruption to the problem. Should we do that here too?

By Jill Harkins

Ronnie Listens: Why “Housing First” Works

The “Housing First” model is helping homeless people get — and stay — off the streets. So why is it still considered “radical?”

By Ronnie Polaneczky

Guest Commentary: Here’s How We Can Make Housing More Affordable

Habitat for Humanity’s local CEO on three ways the state — and you — can help thousands of homeowners and renters in Pennsylvania

By Corinne O'Connell