Restore, Repair, Renew stories: Historic Philadelphia row home gets major facelift

Marjorie first noticed the cracks several years ago. They ran from ceiling to floor in her South Philadelphia row home, READ MORE

Three Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, as one of the most historic U.S. cities, is rich with Black history. It is where abolitionists like William READ MORE

‘You might stumble, but that’s OK’: Homeowner stays resilient beyond Clarifi

Five years ago, Jovon and her family were renting income-based properties in Philadelphia. Typically, that meant when Jovon got a READ MORE

‘Breaking generational curses’: Philadelphian buys first home

Renting wasn’t Rosheka’s endgame. For years, the Philadelphian spun her wheels from rent increases and a stagnant savings account. She READ MORE

Poverty Awareness Month: Three ways to address wealth inequality

Preventing and reducing poverty in our communities means knocking down barriers to wealth. First, let’s look at poverty in Philadelphia, READ MORE

Preventing poverty, uplifting neighborhoods: Clarifi’s impact in 2023

In a region where one in four people don’t have emergency savings, Clarifi is teaching people crucial financial knowledge that READ MORE

From eviction to homeownership: Deamonie’s story

When she first came to Clarifi in May, Deamonie was facing eviction. “I had a habit of spending on everything,” READ MORE

How Clarifi is fixing Philadelphia’s home repair gaps

Preserving Philadelphia’s existing housing stock keeps the city affordable and ensures residents maintain their most important asset, but homeowners have READ MORE

‘It gave me determination’: Philadelphian, single mom now a homeowner

The day she left an abusive relationship in 2016, Fortune had saved just enough money for a deposit on an READ MORE

One less foreclosure in Montgomery County

Montgomery County’s low- and middle-income homeowners are struggling to catch up financially from the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how Clarifi counselors are helping.