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From the Philadelphia Gay News

Project HOME will host a fundraiser for the last piece of private funding to build the Gloria Casarez Residence, one of the commonwealth’s only low-income, LGBTQ-friendly residences for at-risk young adults.

 

From Streetsblog.org:

The Hub of Hope is a partnership between the transit agency, SEPTA, and Project HOME, a social service agency for unsheltered people. SEPTA provided the space — a renovated 800-square-foot storefront inside the underground rail station at Penn Center downtown.

 

From Philadelphia Gay News

A local nonprofit housing organization is accepting applications for the first LGBTQ-friendly permanent housing residence for young homeless adults.

 

From KYW1060

Project HOME is accepting applications for 30 units of subsidized housing, set to open this winter... but the organization is using a new application process. KYW Newsradio's City Hall bureau chief Pat Loeb reports....

 

 

From WHYY:

Jerome Maynard’s two-bedroom apartment in Roxborough is a special place — not because of the beige carpeting and white walls, but simply because it’s his.

Roughly a year ago, the 26-year-old was homeless — and had been for the better part of a decade.

“I’m still getting used to it, but it does feel nice,” he said of his home.

 

From Philadelphia Weekly

That movie came out in 2010, and you launched Neighborhood Film Company in Brewerytown one year later. Why stay here?
I had a very specific mission: I wanted to train adults coming out of incarceration or homelessness. Everybody told me it wouldn’t work. But then I met Sister Mary Scullion from Project HOME and told her my idea. She was the first person who didn’t think I was losing my mind.

 

From Philly.com:

Every weekday morning, souls who live in and around Suburban Station haul their few belongings through the maze of the station, through the cacophony of the Hub of Hope, the innovative homeless service center there, and make their way to a comfortable back room that feels, well, like a living room.

And that's what it's called.

Ruth Williams House at the  Gene & Marlene Epstein Building ribbon cutting

Project HOME Announces Grand Opening of Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building

Newest Residence at 2415 North Broad Street Made Possible by the Vision and Generosity of Local Advocates and Long-time Supporters of Project HOME

 

From the Philadelphia Tribune:

Without federal funding, Sister Mary Scullion wonders how one of Philadelphia’s newest affordable housing developments would have been built.

On Monday morning, Scullion stood in a first-floor conference room in the Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building in North Philadelphia, which opened this year.

We did it!

Thanks to tireless efforts by advocates around the country, including thousands of letters you sent to elected officials, the new federal budget includes new funding that can help us make progress toward ending homelessness.

Congress passed (and the president signed) an omnibus spending package for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2018, including $42.7 billion in funding for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will receive $42.7 billion. Some highlights of the spending package include:

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