Heard in the Hall Archive: August, 2010

PHA Board to discuss investigation

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PHA Board chairman John F. Street on Tuesday said the board's five members will meet next week to discuss the federal probe into the agency... Read more

Nutter supports NAACP rally

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Mayor Michael Nutter on Monday threw his support behind an Oct. 2 rally in Washington, D.C., where marchers will demand legislation to create... Read more

Leadership challenge at Republican City Committee

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Vito Canuso and Republicans challenging his election as chair of their party's city committee will air their differences Sept. 9 at a Philadelphia... Read more

Nutter hires new director of communications

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Desiree Peterkin Bell will be Philadelphia’s new Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships, Mayor Nutter said Thursday. Bell... Read more

City Council hires actuary to study DROP report

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Philadelphia City Council has hired Bolton Partners, an actuarial firm based in Boston, to evaluate a study from Boston College that earlier... Read more

HUD to PHA: "Freeze" actions on Greene and others

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HUD’s deputy secretary on Thursday dispatched a team of auditors to the Philadelphia Housing Authority “to conduct an audit of... Read more

The mysterious expiring PHA appointees

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In the ongoing saga of the Philadelphia Housing Authority and executive director Carl Greene, Mayor Nutter has appeared to be hamstrung by... Read more

Rendell on DROP: "If I knew then what I know now..."

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At long last, Gov. Rendell, whose mayoral administration gave birth to the city's Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP) in 1999, has contributed... Read more