Don’t let Philly homes get abandoned. Fix them up instead.

Philadelphia Housing Development Corp.

Brand new Urban Studies major Layla Sayed got an op-ed published in the Philadephia Inquirer. Impressive! The idea: Low-income homeowners are losing their homes because they can't afford basic repairs. If the city paid for these repairs, it would be cheaper in the long run and better for the environment. Read more here.