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16Oct

New Brief Shows Positive Economic Impact of Investments in Affordable Housing

Share List A successful model for harnessing private capital The state housing tax credit legislation is modeled on the highly successful federal low- income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program, which is responsible for approximately  90% of affordable rental housing construction and renovations in the country. Here in Pennsylvania, LIHTC is oversubscribed (three applications are received…

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10Sep

PHFA issues RFP for local groups to request funding for housing initiatives

Share List PHFA Press Release Application deadline is Nov. 15 HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today is issuing a Request for Proposals soliciting applications from organizations for projects to improve the availability and affordability of housing across the commonwealth. Funding for this RFP is being provided through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation…

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06Nov

New Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Blight Report Released

Share List Fighting blight has been the goal of many communities across Pennsylvania. Now… A new report is looking at ways communities can turn blighted properties into opportunities. A new report released called “Revitalizing Pennsylvania” looks at ways cities across the state have successfully turned around blighted properties and recommends ways others can do the…

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18Apr

2018 PHARE Funding Supports Pennsylvania Affordable Housing Projects

Share List 2018 PHARE Funding Supports Pennsylvania Affordable Housing Projects Last Thursday Governor Tom Wolf announced the 2017-18 projects that received PHARE funding. A total of $26.6 million was awarded to 137 housing and community development initiatives in 52 counties. “The projects that received PHARE-RTT funding will help the receiving organizations meet needs within their…

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