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Diversity & Inclusion

Why Houwzer launched this nonprofit fund for low-income, first-time homebuyers

By Paige Gross

Across Philadelphia, 10 $5,000 grants will be doled out, along with homeownership and homebuying education courses. The program will extend to more cities next year.

Civic News

What would a public bank mean for Philly?

The stated mission of the proposed Philadelphia Public Financial Authority is to support Black-owned businesses and other businesses in neighborhoods that have historically lacked access to credit. Here's what else to know as City Council prepares to vote on the bill that would launch it.