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March 22

Habitat Philadelphia Receives $5 Million Transformational Gift From MacKenzie Scott

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia will use gift to address affordable housing shortage in the city. 

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High prices and low supply make buying a home harder, especially for Black households

In the Philly area, those making $100,000 or more can afford to buy at least 60% of houses. Only 20% of Black and Hispanic households earn that much.

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February 3

CEO Corinne O’Connell Interviews with WURD on Black Homeownership in Philly

CEO Corinne O’Connell joined Charles Ellison on WURD Radio to discuss how Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is working towards increasing overall Black homeownership in the city.

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How Habitat for Humanity Gets Philadelphians Into Affordable Housing

The NBC10 Investigators revealed failures in Philadelphia’s affordable housing programs. But Habitat for Humanity is showing how to effectively get low-income people into good homes.

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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Launches We Build Together Campaign

NBC10’s Lucy Bustamante speaks to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O’Connell about how the “We Build Together” campaign is helping get more families into homes.

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Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis?

By Lynette Hazelton, Generocity

The affordability crisis hits renters harder than owners. Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) estimates the city needs about 70,000 affordable rental units to meet demand.

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September 2

Morgan Properties Partners with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia for Second Consecutive Year

Morgan Properties, a national real estate investment and management company headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, partnered with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia as a Signature Sponsor of the Building Hope Virtual Lunch-In for a second consecutive year.

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August 17

Habitat For Humanity’s Thrift Store Bringing ‘Life-Changing’ Service To Philadelphia Community

By Alecia Reid, CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Whether shopping for deals on items new or old, Habitat For Humanity’s second-hand shop is helping those thrift and find clothes and items they need in Philadelphia.

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May 24

CEO Corinne O’Connell interviews with WURD Radio

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December 1

Here are 37+ organizations to donate to during #GivingTuesday (or, really, any day)

By Sabrina Vourvoulias

GivingTuesday was launched in 2012 with a simple idea: to create a day that encourages people to do good. On #GivingTuesday, nonprofits around the world encourage their supporters to donate via the power of social media.

That day is today.

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