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Mayor Nutter Unveils Major New Development for Center City

1601 Vine Street project to include residential, retail, and LDS Church meetinghouse   February 12, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by representatives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today as they unveiled plans for a

Posted in Businesses, Home Owners, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Residents, Urban Development

Mayor Nutter Reminds Homeowners About Deadline for Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP)

Philadelphia, February 10, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter reminded Philadelphians of the upcoming application deadline for PHL Tax LOOP, the Longtime Owner Occupants Program, a new real estate tax relief program for eligible Philadelphia homeowners.  In December 2013, the City

Posted in Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

Mayor Nutter Reminds Homeowners About Deadline for Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP)

February 10, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter reminded Philadelphians of the upcoming application deadline for PHL Tax LOOP, the Longtime Owner Occupants Program, a new real estate tax relief program for eligible Philadelphia homeowners.  In December 2013, the City of

Posted in Home Owners, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, People We Serve, Press Release, Residents, Topics

City of Philadelphia Department of L&I Launches New Database System

 January 29, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by City Officials, announced the launch of Project eCLIPSE (electronic Commercial Licensing, Inspection and Permit Services Enterprise), the new database system for the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I), which will improve

Posted in Agencies, Housing, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

Mayor Nutter’s Response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Philadelphia, January 28, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address:   “Tonight, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to making America a nation of fairness, opportunity and

Posted in Employment, Environment, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

City of Philadelphia Selected as a Promise Zone Designee

January 8, 2014 –  The City of Philadelphia was one of three cities and a total of five areas selected for a Promise Zone designation, a federal initiative to accelerate revitalization efforts in targeted areas.  The Promise Zone initiative is led

Posted in Home Owners, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Residents

City of Philadelphia and PGW Reach No-Fault Agreement with Danella Companies, Inc.

Philadelphia, January 7, 2014 –  The City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Gas Works reached a no-fault agreement with Danella Companies, Inc., a PGW contractor, as a result of an Office of the Inspector General investigation into all PGW and City

Posted in Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

Department of Licenses and Inspections Announces New Requirements for All Permit Applications and Contract Licenses

New requirements are in effect starting January 1, 2014.   December 23, 2013– Effective January 1, 2014, all contractors working on all types of construction and demolition projects in the City of Philadelphia will be required to meet additional requirements

Posted in Architects, Businesses, General Contractors, Home Owners, Housing, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Public Safety, Residents, Topics

Mayor Nutter Launches a New Real Estate Tax Relief Program for Longtime Homeowners

 December 3, 2013– Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by City officials, announced the launch of PHL Tax LOOP, the Longtime Owner Occupants Program, a new Real Estate Tax relief program for eligible Philadelphia homeowners.  This week, the City of Philadelphia

Posted in Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release

Mayor Nutter Announces Special Independent Advisory Commission to Review the Department of Licenses and Inspections

Final report with recommendations will be provided by July 1, 2014. October 31, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the creation of the Special Independent Advisory Commission to review and evaluate the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) through Executive

Posted in Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, People We Serve, Press Release
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