by Sally Downey, for the Inquirer
After moving into her new townhouse in North Philadelphia earlier this summer, Latasha Raynor hung a “Bless Our Home” poster on the wall. She and her four children were finally home.
by Lini Kadaba, for the Inquirer
She prayed for something better for her two children — Jade, 3, and Cameren, 9 — than the too tight, rundown apartment in West Philadelphia of the last four years, where she says mold has taken over the closets and aggravates her son’s asthma, the roof leaks, and cockroaches run roughshod every winter.
CBS Local reports her home was dedicated as the organizations 194th house.
Pat Gallen reports on how the ReStore serves the Home Repair Program.
Tony Abraham, Generocity
The home improvement goods store had a rough start, but a year into its relaunch in Point Breeze, the social enterprise has proven its worth. Just ask 51 year-old Philadelphia resident Clifton Carter.
By Esther Yoon, phillymag.com
For store employees and future homeowners like Clifton Carter, the $1 million mark meant something more than just a financial achievement.
CBS Local reports that a house is being built for a local community member.
Reported by By Hadas Kuznits, CBS Philly
by Ryan Briggs, The Next Mayor