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Monday, October 16, 2017
BIA releases report on inclusionary zoningThe BIA commissioned economist and board member Kevin C. Gillen, Ph.D., to analyze the existing research literature on housing affordability and inclusionary zoning programs throughout the U.S., and to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the "Mixed Income Housing Program" legislation that was recently introduced by Philadelphia City Council. The research more
Categories: Economic, Legislation/Regulation, Inclusionary Zoning, Papers/Research
Sunday, October 15, 2017
In December 2015, Philadelphia City Council approved legislation allowing developers to build additional dwelling units in certain zoning districts when qualifying green roofs are installed on the buildings. Since then 28 projects have taken advantage of the density bonus, greening rooftops across Philadelphia and aiding city stormwater management. At least another seven projects are in the more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Green Building, PWD
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
There is strength in numbers. Join the BIA/PBA member drive!At PBA’s 2017 Summer Board Meeting 2017 President Andrew Kaye issued a challenge to all PBA members. “We have strength in numbers," Andrew said. The health, vitality, and influence of PBA are dependent upon maintaining a vibrant and active membership base. If we can bring PBA’s membership back up to 4,850 builder and associate members, I more
Monday, September 18, 2017
On August 4, 2017, the Philadelphia Water Department filed a proposed new regulation, Section 504.0, detailing requirements for sewer connections with the Department of Records. This section has now been approved and incorporated into Chapter 5. Click here to download the new regulations. Section 504 is effective as of 9/5/17, and we will begin formal implementation of the program on October 1st. more
Categories: Legislation/Regulation, L+I, PWD