Equitable and Sustainable Housing

Mini-PHIL-Plus Home Improvement Loan Program: Looking back over 14 years

January 5, 2018
Since 2003, the Mini-PHIL and PHIL-Plus Home Improvement Program has been a catalyst for many homeowners to obtain needed funding to complete both major and minor repairs on their homes.


April 21, 2015


Mayor Nutter,  Councilwoman Tasco,  Commerce Director Alan Greenberg, Special People In Northeast Corporate Officer Mindy Lutts and Urban Affairs Coalition President Sharmain Matlock-Turner speak about how Public Private Partnerships Help Improve Communities 

On Wednesday, April 22 City Officials and area employers will join the Urban Affairs Coalition’s Community and Economic Development Committee to celebrate a program that creates value for all stakeholders involved.

Senior Financial Smarts

Event Details
November 14, 2014
Learn how to protect yourself financially and keep more in your pocket.

On Friday, November 14,  2014 from 9:30-11:30am, the Philadelphia Senior Center will host Senior Financial Smarts, a workshop designed for senior citizens but beneficial for all ages who want to protect their finances and assets and learn more about home improvement resources.

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Homestead Exemption Program Extends Deadline

Event Details
December 1, 2014
Extended deadline, apply early!

The Office of Property Assessment has extended the application deadline for their Homestead Exemption program through Monday, December 1st. This program will offer real estate tax relief by reducing the taxable portion of a property by $30,000 dollars offering an average yearly saving of $402 dollars. Only primary residences are eligible for the Homestead Exemption program. Applicants are encourage to apply as early as possible so that saving can be reflected in their 2015 real estate tax bill. To apply online, visit the link here.