WATCH: Five things Diana Lind taught us about housing
The author of the acclaimed new book Brave New Home joined urbanist Bruce Katz for a virtual discussion about making housing more affordable, accessible and in line with our times
The Citizen Recommends: Virtual Book Club with Diana Lind
The local writer and urbanist will talk with Drexel University’s Bruce Katz about how to transform our approach to housing for the good of all
Ideas We Should Steal: The Housing Reform We Really Need
Portland, Oregon, just passed the most revolutionary urban zoning reform in recent history to keep residents from being displaced. In Philly, that could bring housing relief to tens of thousands
New Year, No New Taxes
The City plans to hold off on changing what property owners pay in taxes for another year. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why that may not be good for anyone
Where’s The Beef?
It’s great that Columbus and Rizzo statues are coming down and Lady Antebellum is now Lady A, but how about agitating for substantive systemic reform?
“Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get To Work”
An update on professor and activist Stephanie Sena, who is still working to uplift Philadelphians in need of food, shelter and dignity
The Closest Thing to Printing Money
The housing density bonus has put $10 million into City coffers for affordable housing. It could do even more, Philly 3.0’s engagement editor notes—if certain Councilmembers would get out of the way
Why Biden’s housing plan is good for Philly
The Presidential candidate wants to make Housing Choice Vouchers an entitlement. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on what that means here