Fattah Announces $3 Million in Grants to End Veteran Homelessness

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has renewed $3 million in grant awards to two organizations in his district to support programs and services that will prevent and end veteran homelessness in Philadelphia

Congressman Fattah Announces Philadelphia as ConnectHome Demonstration City

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that Philadelphia has been selected for a new federal pilot program that seeks to accelerate high speed broadband adoption in communities across the United States. The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative will develop collaborations between local governments, private companies, nonprofit organizations, and other interested stakeholders to produce locally-tailored solutions for narrowing the digital divide and bringing affordable, high-speed internet access to more low-income Americans. Philadelphia was one of five Promise Zones chosen for the program.

Congressman Fattah Statement on Philadelphia Business/Union Coalition Proposal to Raise Real Estate Tax

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), issued the following statement on a proposal by business, union, and civic leaders in Philadelphia to raise the real estate tax, which has the potential to create new jobs and supply additional funding for the city’s schools

Congressman Fattah Awards $1.49 Million in Affordable Housing Grants:

Philadelphia, PA - February 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-2) announced today that sponsors of affordable housing developments across the City of Philadelphia will receive a total of $1.49 million in grant money to help them complete their projects.

Congressman Fattah Awards $844,000 in Affordable Housing Grants: Gaudenzia, NewCourtland, New Directions for Women...

Philadelphia, PA - November 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) today announced the awarding of $844,176 in grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) to four new affordable housing projects in the city

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PHA To Use On-line Housing Applications For First Time

Philadelphia, PA - March 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced today it would begin accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program on-line, through its Web site,

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Governor Wolf Outlines How Restore Pennsylvania Will Benefit Municipalities

Building on his commitment to support Pennsylvania’s communities, Governor Tom Wolf spoke at the Pennsylvania Municipal League’s Capitol Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit municipalities and overhaul Pennsylvania’s infrastructure.