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06Jun

Bill Aims to Create Affordable Housing Opportunities by Offering State Housing Tax Credit

Share List Pennsylvania is facing an affordable housing crisis, advocates for low income families say. Some state lawmakers are now trying to help. According to the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, for every 100 very low-income Pennsylvania households, there are only 38 housing units that they can afford. Republican Sen. Tom Killion authored a bill to…

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14Dec

Homes Within Reach Workshop Powerpoints

Share List Published: December 14, 2017 Thanks to all who attended our 13th annual Homes Within Reach Conference! We had over 830 attendees and over 165 sponsors, which makes it the most successful conference yet. This year’s theme was “Shining Our Light on Housing Solutions”, where we envisioned a future together, working in partnership for…

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Dec

Program helps fund rent and utility assistance

Share List By: Staff Reports, Lewistown Sentinel Published: Dec 7, 2017 LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin Juniata Human Services Department has quickly put to use a new source of state funding to provide enhanced case management services for those receiving housing assistance. The money comes from the first ever statewide grants issued by Pennsylvania’s recently expanded…

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15Nov

Land Bank Public Hearing Held November 14 at PA’s Capitol

Share List November 15, 2017 The House Urban Affairs Committee held a land bank hearing November 14 to discuss the progress of land banks in Pennsylvania. The five year anniversary of Act 153, which made it possible for land banks to be created in Pennsylvania, was October 24, 2017. The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, along…

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13Nov

Gearing up for #Giving Tuesday

Share List   This year, the Housing Alliance of PA is asking you to consider us on #GivingTuesday, a day which inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world. The donations raised from this…

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06Nov

PHARE in 2017: What will it do?

Share List Posted: November 7, 2017 On November 4 we celebrate the anniversary of Act 58 which dedicated a portion of the Realty Transfer Tax (RTT) as a consistent revenue source for PHARE – the state housing trust fund. This #GivingTuesday (November 28), you can help us raise dollars for advocacy campaigns to support our efforts in…

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