City Council Hearing on Construction Impact Tax 6/6/18 at 10 am!

City Council’s Committee on Finance will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 6 2018 beginning at 10 a.m. on Bill No. 180351 that creates a 1% Construction Impact Tax, and Bill No. 180347, which defines how those funds will be allocated and spent in a new sub-fund of the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund.

Come out to show your support for generating revenue from our city’s building boom for more affordable homes!  And speak out for how you believe new affordable housing funds should be spent to address our city’s growing housing challenges.

When:  Wednesday, June 6th beginning at 10 am (the hearing may go until as late as 1pm)

Where:  City Council Chambers, Room 400
Enter on the northeast corner of City Hall, bring your photo i.d., and be prepared for airport-style security screening

To learn more about the Construction Impact Tax and the Housing Trust Fund sub-fund check out this news announcement, and read this Op-Ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer from PACDC’s Board President Maria Gonzalez.