Behind its innocuous title, City Council Bill No. 150649 could have major consequences for students under the age of 23 who want to live in and around Rittenhouse Square. The current version of the bill will ban “housing, not owner-occupied, for students” in the area between 17th and 21st Street, Walnut to Spruce.
The exponential growth rate of millennials in Philadelphia is well known. Translating this fantastic growth into electoral muscle, however, has proven elusive. Nonetheless, if millennials get organized and vote, we have the potential to have a huge impact on state and local politics.Read more