What We're Reading: Week of February 21, 2022


What We're Reading

Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:


WHYY covers Philadelphia’s pilot program to provide direct cash payment to poor Philadelphia households to see how a program in California would work to address poverty here

by Laura Benshoff, January 31, 2022


The Philadelphia Citizens looks at proposals for FDR Park in South Philadelphia to look at the role of public parks from the perspective of how they served residents during the pandemic

by Anisa George, Guest Commentator, February 23, 2022


The Center City District’s annual housing study has issued its 2021 review, titled “The Center Holds: Residential Resiliency”, on how the housing market in Greater Center City fared in the second year of the pandemic

by Center City District, February 22, 2022


Center City District’s January survey of employers in Center City and University City is now published, and shows the mix of expectations for what the future of on-site working is looking like going into 2022

by Center City Reports, February 1, 2022


Radio Times had an hour-long program looking at the experiences of remote work during the pandemic and discussed how workers will use the office going forward with Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management at Wharton, author of The Future of the Office

by WHYY, February 17, 2022


The Philadelphia Inquirer tracks the back and forth on the redesign for the Washington Avenue corridor, with competing interests pushing for different proposals

by Thomas Fitzgerald, Updated February 28, 2022


Time’s Next Advisor looks at how current events are impacting home mortgage rates early in 2022, including how the conflict in Ukraine may impact home mortgage rates in the US

by Jason Stauffer, February 28, 2022


The Business Journal highlights a Virginia corporate home flipper company sees value in moving into the Philadelphia area market

by Kennedy Rose, Updated February 15, 2022


The Pennsylvania Reapportionment Commission issued its final maps for the State legislature, which are pending appeals but look likely to guide the upcoming primary elections in the Commonwealth

by the PA LRC, February 4, 2022