Radon is found in 39 percent of Pa. homes. Here’s how to fight it | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 9, 2023

If you’re not buying a home, the chances are pretty good that you don’t give radon, a naturally-occurring radioactive gas, much thought. But if you are buying a home, or you currently own one, then you do think about it — a lot. That’s because, if left unaddressed, radon can pose a serious health threat to […]

Black families are falling further behind on home ownership | Analysis

BY: - October 18, 2022

The Black-white disparity in homeownership is larger now than it was in 1960.

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia hosted a virtual event titled “Closing the Gap: Black-White Homeownership Disparities in Philadelphia.”

Experts examine Philadelphia’s Black-white homeownership gap

BY: - April 2, 2022

' ... Research has shown ... very little progress in closing the Black-white homeownership gap over the past three decades,' an expert said.


Building Equity for All: To increase home values and correct injustice, start in Pa. schools | Opinion

BY: - May 2, 2021

As our nation strives to correct racial inequities, greater state investment in education is an obvious starting point to ensure that all children attend good schools and have genuine opportunities to succeed.

New homeownership support program in Pgh draws praise from Peduto and skepticism from others

BY: - March 15, 2021

The new program known as OwnPGH features a $22 million bond issuance to finance a fund designed to lower barriers to the acquisition of single-family homes throughout the city.


Report: Pa. has 17th lowest minority homeownership rate | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 1, 2021

We all talk about the American Dream. A new report is a reminder that it remains out of reach for too many.