Ways to help & resources

Arvilla residents and concerned West Philadelphia neighbors are demanding a pause in the sale of the building and a transparent, compassionate process that prioritizes the residents’ needs.  Some of the ways you can help (email arvillaorganizing@gmail.com for more talking points): + Call Mayor Kenney’s office–(215) 686-2181–and demand intervention with Mission First’s sale of the building…

Calling all concerned neighbors!

Residents of the Arvilla apartment building (4537-39 Osage Avenue), many of whom have lived in their homes 12 to 50 years, are quickly being evicted with less than two months’ notice. Mission First Housing, whose mission is to provide affordable, safe and sustainable homes for people in need, has long neglected the building, and is…