PHFA issues RFP for use of Marcellus Shale/PHARE funding to improve housing

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects to improve the availability and affordability of housing in the Marcellus Shale region of the state

Blumberg Redevelopment Awarded Tax Credit Financing

Philadelphia, PA - February 21, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority's redevelopment of the Blumberg Apartments in the City's Sharswood neighborhood has received a 9 percent Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) award from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA)

PHFA announces 2012 PHARE and Marcellus Shale funding recipients

HARRISBURG - December 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency on Thursday approved the recipients of funding for projects to improve the availability and affordability of housing in the Marcellus Shale region of the state.

PHFA exceeds EHLP foreclosure prevention allocation and receives additional funding to help all homeowners...

HARRISBURG, PA - October 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today announced that it exceeded its $105 million allocation from the federal government through the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program by approximately $3 million.

Commonwealth Cornerstone Group receives $28 million of new markets tax credits

HARRISBURG, PA - March 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Commonwealth Cornerstone Group, a nonprofit corporation created by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, has secured $28 million in new markets tax credit (NMTC) allocations from the U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.

PHFA applauds creation of statewide housing trust fund

HARRISBURG, PA - December 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today applauded the signing into law by Governor Edward G. Rendell of legislation enabling creation of a Pennsylvania housing trust fund

PHFA recognizes housing counselors from across Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA - October 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- PHFA honored the work of the state’s private sector housing counselors yesterday at the Hilton. These counseling agencies extend the work of PHFA by helping state residents with questions about homeownership and home foreclosure, working to inform consumers so they make educated housing decisions

Barrar Urges House to Approve Statewide Housing Trust Fund

Harrisburg, PA - March 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Stephen E. Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is calling on House Democrat leaders to bring House Bill 60 to the floor for a vote so Pennsylvania can take full advantage of federal affordable housing funds.

Congressman Thompson Helps Celebrate Opening of New Low-income Housing: Unique Financing Arrangement Makes Boalsburg...

Boalsburg, PA - January 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-05) joined community and economic development leaders today to celebrate the completion of Centre Estates I and II, an 80-unit low-income housing project in Centre County made possible through a unique financial arrangement involving some of Pennsylvania’s most prominent affordable housing organizations

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

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,

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

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.