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Healthy Food Access

May 8 has developed expertise in key models and resources to improve healthy food access in underserved communities.

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Healthy Food Access Portal


Economic Impact

May 8 works with its partners to set out clear, user-friendly economic impact statements that look at the true impact of key proposals or projects.

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President's Budget Analysis


Older Communities

May 8 offers revitalization strategies for older communities that need to leverage their assets to overcome decades of population and job loss and grow again.

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Community Revitalization Desktop Guide


Economic Development

May 8 helps local governments to create public investment strategies to grow markets or unlock the potential of existing assets to attract private investment.

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An Action Plan for the Central Delaware


A Healthy Environment

May 8 explores feasible, high impact environmental policies that a city can adopt to improve resident health, save money and enhance quality of life.

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Next Great City Philadelphia


Urban Zoning

A May 8 led education campaign resulted in the formation of a Zoning Reform Commission to rewrite Philadelphia’s dated Zoning Code.

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Philadelphia Zoning Reform Campaign (2007)


Regional Equity

May 8 analyzes government policies and economic forces that affect regional growth and explores the impact of these dynamics on municipalities, businesses and residents.

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Flight or Fight


Foreclosed & Vacant Properties

May 8 recommends changes to state and local law and policy that will help to bring abandoned properties back into productive reuse.

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Reclaiming Foreclosed Properties for Community Benefit


Development Review

May 8 and the When We Fix It Coalition work to streamline Philadelphia’s development review process with continuing results.

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If We Fix It, They Will Come


Workforce Housing

May 8 analyzes new approaches to providing a sufficient supply of affordable housing to meet demand unmet by the private market.

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The State of Pennsylvania's Housing