Project List

Single-Family Housing

  • Neighborhood Stabilization Program, federal stimulus funded scattered site rehabilitation of foreclosed homes for new homeownership
  • Homeownership Rehabilitation Program (HRP), scattered site rehabilitation program for low and moderate-income homeownership
    – Kensington: 15 homes
    – Frankford: 24 homes
    – South Philadelphia: 1 home
    – Strawberry Mansion: 1 home
    – Underwriting and technical assistance for 200+ homes citywide
    – Developed guidelines for “client (homeowner)-driven” HRP projests
  • The Beaumont Initiative, newly constructed green, affordable and accessible homeownership in Cedar Park neighborhood of University City District
  • Reinhard homes, 15 modular construction new homes, including 11 active solar, for moderate-income homeownership in University City.
  • Trenton Homes, 8 modular construction new townhouses for moderate-income homeownership
  • New construction infill townhouse for owner-occupant, Graduate Hospital area
  • Conversion of former Connie Mack house for owner-occupant, from multi-unit to single, intergenerational house

Multi-Family Housing

  • Yorktown Arms Seniors Apartments, Phase II expansion
  • Vernon Arms, market rate rental, purchase and rehabilitation, E. Mt Airy
  • Sydenham Commons, acquisition, permitting and construction, student housing
  • Multi-unit rentals in Graduate and Fairmount neighborhoods for market-rate rental
  • Historic Landmarks for Living, loft conversions in Philadelphia, St. Paul, Pittsburgh
  • Book Bindery, loft conversion in Reading, PA

Home Repair and Preservation

  • Targeted Housing Preservation Program (THPP), stimulus funded basic systems repairs for low- and moderate-income homeowners, Yorktown CDC, Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises
  • Targeted Basic System Repair Program (TBSRP), matching grant for extensive home repair and remodeling, Yorktown CDC, SOSNA
  • North Central Empowerment Zone home repair grant program for over 100 low-income senior homeowners
  • Nationwide Insurance home repair program, designed and managed home repair and homeownership purchase program, tailored to individual neighborhood plans in multiple Philadelphia neighborhoods
  • Ogontz/GMAC home repair initiative, matching grant program for homeowners in West Oak Lane
  • Pennsylvania Conservancy Law, Philadelphia Court committee to design local implementation process
  • Housing Abandonment Prevention committee, joint City/LISC/PNC initiative

Commercial Corridors and Districts

  • 60th Street corridor redevelopment feasibility study
  • Pilot LISC/National Trust urban Main Street program
  • State Farm/LISC commercial corridor revitalization program, initiated in 8 neighborhoods

Neighborhood and Project Marketing

  • Old Towne East, York, PA
  • Downtown redevelopment study, Neptune, NJ
  • Design Advocacy Group, Zoning Code Committee
  • Historic Landmarks for Living

Conference Organization and Presentation

  • Green Building conference-Habitat for Humanity/Philadelphia University, 2008
  • Homes Within Reach, PA Housing Alliance, 2007-2011
  • Drexel University Green Living conference, 2008

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