Building Wealth

UAC Sponsors Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week

Date: 
September 29, 2011

The Urban Affairs Coalition is a proud sponsor of Philly MED Week - October 5-7, 2011. Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week conference is part of the National Minority Business Development Agency. The purpose of this conference is to provide critical information to foster the growth and competitiveness of the minority business community. For more information go to http://www.phillymedweek.com

 

Source: 
Press Statement

Coalition Releases Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide

Date: 
September 22, 2011

A practical and comprehensive guide for residents, housing counselors, lawyers, and mortgage lenders

The national foreclosure crisis continues to have a devastating effect on communities across the Philadelphia region. The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), a nonprofit organization that works to build wealth in urban communities, has released the newest edition of its Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide. The Guide is designed to help residents, housing counselors, lawyers, and mortgage lenders navigate the mortgage foreclosure process.

PFCU’s Financial Educator Named “Top Educator”

Date: 
August 5, 2011

Philadelphia, PA, August 5, 2011 – Philadelphia Federal Credit Union’s Accredited Financial Educator, Karl Bernhard, was recently named one of the “Top Educators” involved in the financial workshop program offered by the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC).

Author: 
Alexa Novachek
Source: 
CUinsight

DRWC Pledges to Spend About $1 Million Annually With Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

Date: 
August 4, 2011

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation aims to purchase about $1.05 million worth of goods and services from minority and women-owned businesses this fiscal year.

DRWC set that goal and other related objectives when it adopted a new equal opportunity program at its last meeting.

Author: 
Kellie Patrick Gates
Source: 
PlanPhilly

Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week

Event Details
Date: 
October 5, 2011
Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week

UAC is a proud sponor of the Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week conference is part of the National Minority Business Development Agency. The purpose of this conference is to provide critical information to foster the growth and competitiveness of the minority business community. The conference features various workshops presented by the some of the city’s top corporations, universities, organizations and city departments to help minority businesses succeed.

UAC To Host Information Session For Employers on Philadelphia Home•Buy•NowProgram

Date: 
July 25, 2011

Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now is an excellent tool for employers to recruit top talent and for the city to create more stable, flourishing neighborhoods,” Mayor Nutter.

The Urban Affairs Coalition is hosting an information session for Philadelphia employers to learn more about the City’s recently re-launched Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now program.

Home Buy Now offers cash for home purchase

Date: 
July 19, 2011

The city has re-launched a program called Home Buy Now that will give up to $4,000 to Philadelphians for the purchase of a home, if their employer provides matching funds.

Author: 
Eric Mayes
Source: 
Philadelphia Tribune

UAC's Economic Development Projects Consults on the Delaware River Master Plan

Date: 
June 20, 2011
Recently, when the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) presented its master plan for the redevelopment of the waterfront, UAC was at the table.

Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now

A city-funded, employer-assisted housing program.

UAC Partners with City to Relaunch Program to Help Working Philadelphians Buy Homes

Date: 
July 18, 2011

 Mayor Michael A. Nutter relaunched Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now, a program that helps Philadelphia’s workforce to become homeowners. The City provides incentives for participating employers to volunteer to provide their employees with grants or forgivable loans toward the purchase price of a new home within the city limits. The City will match this funding up to $4,000 per home buyer.