Resident Councils are elected by public housing residents to
represent the residents at each site. They are active participants
in the management and policy-making of the Philadelphia Housing
The purpose of each resident council is to identify strategies
to improve the quality of life for PHA residents.
The Resident Councils serve as advocates for residents and
encourage improvements in maintenance and physical conditions,
public safety, and support services for residents. Each council
helps to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the provision of
services, and works with public and private agencies to obtain
Call (215) 684-1014 for more information.
Resident Advisory Board
The Resident Advisory Board (RAB) is a national model in tenant
activism and has been replicated at housing authorities
RAB leaders have testified locally and nationally on issues
affecting public housing residents. They educate the public
regarding public housing resident empowerment.
Asia Coney, President
5623 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Phone: (215) 684-5007