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Philadelphia housing policy


Project HOME Policy Priorities on the Local, State, and Federal Levels


Dainette Mintz has never accepted homelessness. After decades, she is both realistic and strategic in her approach to it. When she retired as director of the Philadelphia’s Office for Supportive Housing earlier this month, after thirty-two years working against poverty and homelessness, she reflected on the shift in the landscape:  “Philadelphia has one of the nation's most productive and respected homeless housing strategies. The city has achieved consistent reductions in street homelessness.”

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