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School Quality and Housing Prices

Topic Education

A study funded by the William Penn Foundation, that measures school quality in Philadelphia and quantifies its impact on the value of Philadelphia residential real estate. Findings indicate that elementary school test scores play a significant role in the prediction of sales price, even after controlling for neighborhood and individual home conditions.

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Philadelphia Home Appraisal Bias Task Force Report and Recommendations

News July 27, 2022

Philadelphia Home Appraisal Bias Task Force Issues Final Report and Recommendations

Today, Councilwoman and Majority Leader Cherelle L. Parker (9th District), along with Dr. Ira Goldstein, President of Policy Solutions at Reinvestment Fund, and all the members of the Philadelphia Home Appraisal Bias Task Force, issued its Final Report and Recommendations.