On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania House Housing and Community Development Committee unanimously voted to advance a slate of housing access bills, that aims to encourage more affordable housing and protect homeowners and tenants.
Given the state of housing affordability in the U.S., here’s what to know about ongoing construction shortages, high interest rates, where housing prices are climbing, and what policymakers could do about it.
Casey Quinlan, Pennsylvania Capital-StarJanuary 1, 2024 Maine’s housing authority received $35 million in 2023 — the first time in 54 years it has received a direct appropriation from the state budget — to help build more affordable rental housing for communities that have struggled to keep up with high housing prices. The state’s program provides funding …
Pennsylvanians will soon see some financial relief with their property taxes and rent.
Back in April, I wrote about the serious problem of landlord-tenant officers in Pennsylvania, who have extraordinary power with very little training.
Here in Pennsylvania, home prices increased slightly by 0.01 percent compared to last year, with a median selling price of $278,700.
Pennsylvania’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate program provides financial breathing room for hundreds of thousands of older and disabled residents to pay their bills and stay in their homes, lawmakers and advocates told the House Finance Committee on Monday.
Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro visited Erie on Thursday to tout his plan to expand Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for seniors and Pennsylvanians with disabilities in the commonwealth’s proposed 2023-24 fiscal year budget.
In the KFF poll, 85% of uninsured adults under age 65 said they found it difficult to pay for health care. Nearly half of their insured counterparts said they struggled with affordability as well.
In Pennsylvania, the average house price was $244,500 in February which is roughly a $5,000 decrease from January and on par with prices a year ago.