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PACDC Testifies on Vacant Property Legislation

PACDC testified before City Council’s Committee on Public Property on Bill No. 190606 on October 1st 2019, which would... Read More

Tell Me a Story

PACDC Magazine celebrates 10 years of publication with a special anniversary edition featuring short-form fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual... Read More

$10 million in new funds proposed for commercial corridors by Councilmember Parker

On September 12th, Councilmember Cherelle Parker, along with co-sponsors Council President Darrell Clarke and Councilmembers Johnson, Domb, and Green,... Read More

This Fall, Dream A Little Before You Think

“As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think” – Toni Morrison In the... Read More

Victory! FY20 City Budget Boosts Housing Trust Fund to Another $20m!

More great news!  The Fiscal Year 2020 budget approved by CIty Council in June included a boost in Housing... Read More

PACDC testifies at Land Bank Public Hearing

PACDC’s Policy Director Beth McConnell testified before the Philadelphia Land Bank  Board of Directors on its Draft 2019 Strategic... Read More

FY20 City Budget Boosts Commercial Corridor Spending by $2 million!

On Monday, Philadelphia City Council’s Committee of the Whole approved a budget for Fiscal Year 2020 that boosts investment... Read More

PACDC’s 2019 Magazine – Vital Signs: the Intersection of Health & Community Development

PACDC’s 2019 Magazine explores the connection between community development and improving health outcomes in our communities. The magazine also... Read More

Kenney & Council Proposal for New Housing Trust Fund Dollars

Today, Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke, and Councilmembers Maria Quinones-Sanchez and Mark Squilla announced their proposal... Read More