Media & Resources

“I think it is appalling,” said Dennis Culhane, a UPenn professor of social policy and practice. “It is contrary, totally contrary, to the founding mission of that organization and the reason that those properties were purchased in the first place.”

January 28th Metro article

The Metro’s coverage of the Arvilla sale:

Subsidized housing sold off in gentrifying Spruce Hill

Article in UC Review:

Spruce Hill Loses More Affordable Housing

NBC10 video covering the evictions and the organizing around it:

Tenants of University City Apartment Say They Were Forced Out of Their Homes

Inquirer Article covering the loss of affordable housing, with the Arvilla as an example:

The Penn Alexander effect: Is there any room left for low-income residents in University City?

Washington City Paper’s coverage of Mission First’s other problem properties:

Residents of Brookland’s Dahlgreen Courts Sue Management, Developer Over Living Conditions