Stories about life in Liddonfield housing project and its impact on the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of Upper Holmesburg. These true stories reveal how government policy affected the lives of real people, from the project residents to area homeowners during the 5 decades of Liddonfield’s existence. Stories and articles are written by a former resident of the project.
Oct 31, 2011
Housing Project Halloween
This video spoofs public housing’s HOPE VI Program, under which housing projects across the country are being demolished. Public housing developments resemble ghost towns as the tenants are evicted and their former dwellings are boarded up. Low-income neighborhoods look like Transylvania after HUD sends the Grim Reaper on a mission to make housing projects die.