Philadelphia laws uphold renters’ rights on myriad issues ranging from discrimination, rental suitability, evictions without “good cause,” and other unfair rental practices.
The Philadelphia City Council's Committee on the Environment unanimously approved a bill to phase out the usage, sales, and storage of heavy fuel oils over the next five years.
The two schools, which share a campus in Spring Garden, will undergo additional air tests to ensure that occupied areas are safe, Action News reported.
The museum will fully re-open to Penn students on Nov. 13, and to the general public on Nov. 16, with redesigned galleries and a refurbished main entrance and auditorium.
The annual Distinguished Daughter event has taken place since 1948 and recognizes women who demonstrate exceptional service through their career or volunteer efforts.
The first sit-in took place on Sept. 27 outside the office of President Amy Gutmann, with about 40 students and faculty members in attendance.
Rapper and Philadelphia native Meek Mill donated backpacks and supplies to his former elementary school as part of his ongoing philanthropic efforts in the city.
The study found that the city's 10-year tax exemption policy for newly built and renovated properties disproportionately benefits those living in the city’s most affluent neighborhoods.
Each year, 60,000 people move away from Philadelphia, which is 10,000 more than the number of people who move to Philadelphia annually, according to Pew.
Penn students and faculty joined the Philly Climate Strike, an event organized to demand that Philadelphia implement a citywide Green New Deal.
In Philadelphia, students are “at risk academically” if they miss 18 days of school throughout the year, according to the school district.
Fresh Grocer officials said the store was re-inspected Tuesday morning by the Philadelphia County Board of Health, which approved the its re-opening "after we took immediate action to address their concerns."
Penn researchers conducted a study of the Encampment Resolution Pilot, an eight-month long initiative to close homeless encampments and offer social services to evicted residents.
The change follows city legislation banning cashless stores due to low-income discrimination.
As of now, half of the recycling is burned in Chester, Pa., and the other half is processed by Waste Management.
While births outpaced deaths in the city, around 1,400 more people moved out of Philadelphia than entered it.
City hall is booked until mid-June for appointments to receive new city identifications which will increase accessibility to jobs, housing and social services.
Philadelphia ranked 102 out of 125 cities in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 ranking. This marks a decrease from the 2018 rankings, where the city was ranked 98th.
Wawa won its bid for two liquor licenses, paying the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board $186,357 for a location in Philadelphia and $160,357 for a location in Delaware County.
Philadelphia might implement a fee for driving in congested areas depending on the outcome of New York City's similar plans for 2020.