SB 566 Passed the Senate!

AMAZING!!!  First HB 792 passed the PA House UNANIMOUSLY, now the Senate passes SB 566, its companion bill UNANIMOUSLY today, June 30. BUT, this vote does not get it to the Governor’s desk - because there are actually two bills. There is a next step. We are advocating that the Senate simply pass the House bill, HB792. If they do that – and now we know they already support...
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Urge Your Senator to Move the Housing Trust Fund Bill

We’re in the home stretch. Now is the time when leadership in the General Assembly decides which bills move to the Governor’s desk and which stay behind. Your voice can help ensure that the Housing Trust Fund (PHARE) bill is signed by Governor Wolf before they all leave for summer vacations. Please ACT NOW. While the legislature debates and negotiates, Pennsylvanians are str...
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The Story

What A housing trust fund is a flexible, sustainable revenue source to support the range of housing development, blight, homeownership and homelessness work that local communities need. In December 2010, Pennsylvania became the 38th state to establish a State Housing Trust Fund known as “PHARE,” the PA Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Act or Act 105, ...
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News Articles

Read coverage from across the state about the current challenges of housing in Pennsylvania.  We are not alone when we say PHARE is working and having a positive impact in communities across the state! The articles below highlight coverage on the success of the Housing Trust Fund and the success of the Housing Trust Fund Campaign.   Housing projects rece...
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