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October 28

Repair work fixes homes, lives in Mantua section

Residents in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia are receiving much needed help with home repairs and renovations thanks to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Local Initiative Support Corporation.

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February 10

When Less Means More Jobs, More Money And More Opportunity

No family should have to choose between putting food on the table and heating their home. Fortunately, there is a roadmap for addressing residential energy efficiency and building a better, more prosperous nation to boot.

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October 10

Veterans’ Affairs: Restoring Homes Through Boots for Building

A ride home from a community building project meeting at La Salle University ended up being the chance of a lifetime for Kenneth Houston.

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Making Preservation Work in Parkside

By Michaek Buozis 

A little more than a decade ago, Lorraine Gomez and her husband, Gerald, both military veterans, decided to leave the South Jersey suburbs and move back to Gomez’s old neighborhood in Parkside. “Why live with all this overhead when we can live in a beautiful place?” asks Gomez, who lives in a historic Victorian rowhouse on Viola Street, just a block south of Parkside Avenue and West Fairmount Park.

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