How To Get Your Very Own Public Plaza

 

Photo: This Old City

Photo: This Old City

  • With the prospect of the federal government awarding the City with a $30 million Choice Neighborhoods grant meant to “replace the 147 units in the antiquated, barracks-style Norris Homes with new, modern homes,” Philly Living argues that the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program meant to compensate displaced Norris residents is inadequate. The 145 voucher holders would need to compete alongside 18,000 current voucher holders in Philadelphia to acquire quality affordable housing—a phenomenon that even the federal government statistically doubts in most Philly census tracts.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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  1. Thank god for the new L+I logo, that old one was dragging the whole city down with its incompetence and corruption.

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