News & Publications

We are pleased to bring you the latest news and information about the work that the Urban Affairs Coalition is doing in the community.

For further media information and/or questions, please contact: Brandon Johnson by phone at 215-851-1931 or by email at bjohnson2@uac.org.

News

July 28, 2011
Despite steady job growth, 22 percent of Philadelphia's adults cannot read or write well enough to handle elementary school material. To address this problem, a group of Philadelphia organizations...
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...
July 22, 2011
At an orientation last week, 16  young people (14-18) were welcomed into the Coalition family. They will be working at UAC for the next two months as part of the WorkReady Philadelphia...
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.“Philadelphia has a world...
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...
July 18, 2011
First came PhillyStat, now the Home•Buy•Now program.Mayor Michael Nutter Monday announced the return of Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now, an initiative meant to assist working Philadelphians in the home-...
July 18, 2011
West is the best - at least, that's what Mayor Nutter says.Nutter was one of many West Philadelphia natives at Drexel University on Monday to announce the rebirth of the city's Home Buy Now program...
July 18, 2011
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Good news to report today for some people in the market to buy a house. The City is re-launching a program designed to help working Philadelphians. 3 On Your Side Consumer...
July 4, 2011
A year ago, 36,000 Philadelphia teens applied for summer jobs and about a third of them were given work for the summer. This year, the city only has about 5,500 jobs available—and there are twice as...

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