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PA Habitat for Humanity Affiliates Call on State Leaders to Fund Affordable Housing and Home Repair Programs

Representatives from Habitat affiliates across the Commonwealth traveled to Harrisburg on April 9 to meet with legislators and advocate for smarter policies and increased funding for affordable housing and critical home repairs.

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Protecting Philly Homeowners

Learn how Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia and the pro bono hub Philly VIP are teaming up to clear titles and provide estate planning for the residents of the Sharswood neighborhood.

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Local History Comes to Life Through Interactive Art

WHYY highlighted the Brewerytown Sharswood Neighborhood Coalition’s new Play Everywhere Installations in North Philadelphia. Habitat Philadelphia had the opportunity to partner with the coaltion and launch this program which honors local Black legends in an interactive and creative way. 

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Habitat for Humanity building 20 affordable homes in Sharswood

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2300 block of Oxford Street used to be the site of a housing project until it was demolished a few years ago.  Now, Habitat for Humanity is part of an effort to transform the area.

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Habitat for Humanity breaks ground in North Philadelphia

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Habitat for humanity is at the forefront of a major project, that will bring 20 new affordable homes to one Philadelphia community.

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Habitat for Humanity helps revitalize North Philadelphia neighborhood

By Katherine Scott

Habitat for Humanity helps revitalize North Philadelphia neighborhood. Katherine Scott reports during Action News (WPVI)

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Habitat for Humanity Revitalizes Recreation Center In North Philly

By Tim Jimenez, CBS Philadelphia

A hundred volunteers with Habitat for Humanity spent their day revitalizing the “jewel” of a North Philadelphia neighborhood.

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Giving Back to the Community

Habitat for Humanity is putting its loving touch on a North Philadelphia community.

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Rebuilding Philadelphia Peace Park

Volunteers from Lowes stores teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to spruce up a Sharswoods park. Residents can’t wait for the project to be completed. (Published Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 | Credit: NBC10)

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We Found Some Construction Near Temple That Isn’t Student Housing

OCF Realty

It’s a pretty safe bet that when we see new construction these days in the neighborhoods surrounding Temple, more student housing is on the way. So that was naturally our first and second guess when we spotted some new foundations and framing on 16th Street, just north of Norris.

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