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.
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.
By Katherine Scott
Habitat for Humanity helps revitalize North Philadelphia neighborhood. Katherine Scott reports during Action News (WPVI)
By Tim Jimenez, CBS Philadelphia
A hundred volunteers with Habitat for Humanity spent their day revitalizing the “jewel” of a North Philadelphia neighborhood.
Habitat for Humanity is putting its loving touch on a North Philadelphia community.
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)
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.
Kelly A Antonacci, Temple Update
Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia (HFHP) broke ground near campus last week for Diamond Park, the organization’s largest project to date.
By Alexis Stephens, Next City
Philadelphia has an exceptional supply of cheap, handsome single-family rowhouses. Unfortunately, after years of deferred maintenance or vacancy, many don’t pass the livability test. Those fighting for neighborhood stabilization and strategic long-term planning saw a victory last year when Philly’s city council approved the strategic plan of a new land bank to target the redevelopment of thousands of vacant buildings, lots and other tax-delinquent properties. But questions remain about community agency over the land bank and potential displacement issues.