Notice of Extension of MTW Public Comment Period


Philadelphia, PA – August 29, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) hereby extends the public review and comment period by an additional thirty days for two proposed actions relative to the Moving To Work Program:

  • Amendment to the MTW Agreement – The proposed amendment to the MTW Agreement will provide PHA with additional flexibility in utilizing Replacement Housing Factor funds received by PHA from HUD.
  • Amendment to the MTW Year Thirteen Annual Plan – The proposed amendment to the MTW Annual Plan will: 1) Establish that PHA may apply to convert one or more public housing sites under the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program and that PHA may utilize MTW Block Grant funds to support the conversion; and, 2) Allow PHA to establish a flexible subsidy program for newly developed or acquired public housing units, subject to HUD review and approval of each transaction.

Additional information regarding the proposed amendments is available from PHA. Copies are available for public review through the links above or may be picked up at the following locations:

Housing Choice Voucher Program Office:

  • 2850 Germantown Ave 1st & 2nd Floor

Scattered Sites Management Offices:

  • 3417 Spring Garden Street
  • 1821 Vineyard Street
  • 3226 McMichael Street
  • 3218 Susquehanna Avenue
  • 400 W. Huntingdon Street

Public Housing Management Offices:

  • Bartram – 5404 Gibson Drive
  • Wilson Park – 2500 Jackson Street
  • Raymond Rosen – 2110 N. 23rd Street
  • Blumberg – 2311 W. Jefferson Street

Only comments pertaining to the proposed actions noted above are being solicited.  The comment period is hereby extended to Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12 noon.  All comments must be received by that date and time. Please send your written comments to:

Philadelphia Housing Authority
Office of Policy, Research and Enterprise Planning
Attention: MTW Comment
1606 Swain St, Philadelphia, PA 19130


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