Study: Repaired vacant houses coincide with a drop in crime

Even the most bare-bones renovations to a vacant house could have an impact on violence in Philadelphia neighborhoods, a study coauthored by University of Pennsylvania researchers has found.

On the House: Americans don't feel housing crisis is over

Report finds a significant majority of Americans believe the country is still not past the housing crisis that started in 2008.
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Draft of the 2014 Action Plan Substantial Amendment Available for Citizen Review

The Draft of the 2014 Action Plan Substantial Amendment will be available for citizen review and comments until August 3, 2015
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Wealth Doesn't Trickle Down, But the Effects of Housing Discrimination Do

From 1990 to 2010, wealth has accumulated in ever-richer neighborhoods, thanks in part to exclusionary housing practices.
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Poor whites live in richer neighborhoods than middle-class blacks and Latinos

Poor whites tend to live in more affluent neighborhoods than do middle- class blacks and Latinos.
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Job Opening: Assistant Deputy Director, Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development

The Westmoreland County Department of Planning & Development is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Deputy Director.
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Montour Homeless Residents Rise 38%

Homelessness is on the rise in rural areas. Montour County has seen a large increase in 2015.

Supreme Court Upholds Key Tool for Fighting Housing Bias

The Supreme Court preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination,
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