Development

PHA's Development Department has received national recognition for the design, historic preservation, and construction of over $2 billion worth of assets.

The development process includes, but is not limited to:

  • Participation by resident leadership, community leaders, and representatives in PHA planning efforts
  • Development of major funding applications/proposals for public and private funding
  • Marketing assessments that will guide PHA in determining investments needed to broaden neighborhood revitalization
  • Design and construction of all projects

Our Development Department:

  • Identifies and facilitates development opportunities in the City that ensure the long-term viability of PHA's housing stock
  • Has supervised the design and construction of over $2 billion in modernization and new construction initiatives
  • Created more than 7,000 new or modernized units, community centers, and commercial space
  • Conducts engineering analyses and surveys to find the most cost-effective methods to reduce energy consumption
  • Monitors, manages, and reports on the construction phases of all HOPE VI and Mixed Finance Projects 
    • This program allows for a mix of public and private funding to acquire land and develop public housing, market rentals and homeownership units
  • Provides planning and legal services for the development and management of PHA's real estate and associated programs
    • Homeownership
    • Project-based Section 8
  • Oversee all capital project improvements
  • Monitors all utility usage, assessments, and recommendations

Michael Johns
Senior Executive Vice President - Capital Projects & Development
3100 Penrose Ferry Road
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Phone: (215) 684-1034
Fax: (215) 684-8234

PHA's Development Department has received national recognition for the design, historic preservation, and construction of over $2 billion worth of assets.

The development process includes, but is not limited to:

  • Participation by resident leadership, community leaders, and representatives in PHA planning efforts
  • Development of major funding applications/proposals for public and private funding
  • Marketing assessments that will guide PHA in determining investments needed to broaden neighborhood revitalization
  • Design and construction of all projects

Our Development Department:

  • Identifies and facilitates development opportunities in the City that ensure the long-term viability of PHA's housing stock
  • Has supervised the design and construction of over $2 billion in modernization and new construction initiatives
  • Created more than 7,000 new or modernized units, community centers, and commercial space
  • Conducts engineering analyses and surveys to find most cost-effective methods to reduce energy consumption
  • Monitors, manages, and reports on the construction phases of all HOPE VI and Mixed Finance Projects
  •  
    • This program allows for a mix of public and private funding to acquire land and develop public housing, market rentals and home ownership
  • Provides planning and legal services for the development and management of PHA's real estate and associated programs
  •  
    • Homeownership
    • Project-based Section 8
  • Oversee all capital project improvements
  • Monitors all utility usage, assessments, and recommendations