Philadelphia’s Neighborhoods: Five key takeaways

Philadelphia needs thriving neighborhoods. It needs residents who can save and build wealth and buy a home they can pass READ MORE

Housing Success Stories: West Philadelphia resident purchases first home

Clarifi client Safyia wanted to start building equity through homeownership. She breaks down her strategy below: GOAL: To stop paying READ MORE

Housing Success Stories: Philadelphian buys childhood home of 50+ years

A Philly native promised his mother that he wouldn’t lose the family home after she became seriously ill. Dwayne Fair READ MORE

Re-entry Stories: After Clarifi counseling, Philadelphian is ready to buy a home

Formerly justice-involved citizen Akeem Sims proves that no matter your background, homeownership and financial stability are possible. Sixteen years before READ MORE

RRR stories: Philadelphian uses low-interest repair loan for new kitchen

A Philadelphia nursing assistant renovates her home of 14 years using a 3% fixed interest repair loan. Janeen Bey wanted READ MORE

RRR stories: Philadelphian buys and renovates grandfather’s home (VIDEO)

One year ago, Clarifi helped relaunch Restore Repair Renew to make the City of Philadephia home repair program more accessible READ MORE

Winter is Here…Ways to Trim and Get Help With Energy Costs

Whether you follow the Farmer’s Almanac, the Old Farmer’s Almanac or NOAA’s prediction for the 2021–2022 winter weather, heating your READ MORE

Clarifi Keys to Homeownership Workshop 2-Part Series (Philadelphia Region)

The New Year is a great time to set money goals. Is working to buy a home one of yours? READ MORE

What you need to know about the PA Homeowner Assistance Fund

Beginning on February 1st 2022, PA Homeowner Assistance Fund applications will open to eligible PA homeowners. The PA Homeowner Assistance READ MORE

Do Home Repairs Have the Potential to Reduce Crime in Cities Like Philadelphia?

In late August, 2021, an article written by Susan Pinker titled “Fighting Crime with Home Renovations” was featured in the READ MORE