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File #: 150409    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/30/2015 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/18/2015
Title: Authorizing the Philadelphia Housing Authority to acquire by condemnation fee simple title to certain properties located in the vicinity of 19th street to the east, 28th street to the west, Cecil B. Moore avenue to the north, and College avenue to the south, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Jones
Indexes: CONDEMNATION, PHILADELPHIA HOUSING AUTHORITY
Attachments: 1. 150409 - Exhibit, As Introduced.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy15040900.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
6/30/20150 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
6/18/20150 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
6/11/20150 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
6/11/20150 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/11/20150 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/9/20150 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
6/9/20150 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
6/9/20150 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
5/11/20150 Committee on Public Property and Public Works HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
5/11/20150 CITY COUNCIL Re-Referred  Action details Not available
5/11/20150 Committee on Public Property and Public Works RECESSED  Action details Not available
4/30/20150 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the Philadelphia Housing Authority to acquire by condemnation fee simple title to certain properties located in the vicinity of 19th street to the east, 28th street to the west, Cecil B. Moore avenue to the north, and College avenue to the south, under certain terms and conditions.

Body
WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Housing Authority (hereinafter referred to as the "Housing Authority") would like to acquire by condemnation fee simple title to certain properties located in the vicinity of 19th street to the east, 28th street to the west, Cecil B. Moore avenue to the north, and College avenue to the south (hereinafter "Sharswood") for housing and related mixed-use purposes (hereinafter "Sharswood Project"); and

WHEREAS, The Sharswood Project shall be in compliance with Title VI of the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 (hereinafter "Title VI"), the regulations and policies of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development effectuating Title VI, and Chapter 9-1100 of The Philadelphia Code, relating to non-discrimination and fair practices; and

WHEREAS, The Housing Authority shall meet all applicable State and Federal relocation requirements. The Housing Authority shall ensure that displaced families and individuals shall have the full opportunity to move into decent, safe, and sanitary housing, that their displacement and the displacement of any business concerns shall be carried out with a minimum of hardship, and that they receive the full range of payments and benefits provided by law; and

WHEREAS, Council adopted Resolution No. 140392 on May 8, 2014, which approved the Agreement of Agency Designation (hereinafter "Agency Agreement") between the Housing Authority and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter referred to as the "Redevelopment Authority") for the Sharswood Project. In accordance with the Agency Agreement, the Housing Authority has designated the Redevelopment Authority...

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