Keystone State (PA)


PODCAST: Philadelphia Developers See Lots More Runway, But Challenges Creating Affordable Housing

PHILADELPHIA, PA (SBN)—Although 66% of Federal Reserve economists think it’s likely that a “correction or downturn” in the economy will start some time around 2020, Philadelphia commercial real estate developers think there’s still lots of running room for virtually all sectors in the market, but they admit that affordable housing projects will face financial challenges because of the high cost of construction here.







SEPTA Sued for Banning Ads About Housing Discrimination

The Center for Investigative Reporting has compiled data showing racial disparities in home mortgage lending in 61 American cities, including Philadelphia. But when it sought to highlight the results with an ad campaign, SEPTA refused to display the ads on its trains and busses. Radio news report by SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin.