A change in affordable housing policy could be a game changer

Pushing the Envelope by Alon Abramson A recent change in how low income housing is financed in Pennsylvania, spearheaded by sustainability leader Tim McDonald of Onion Flats, could create a sea change in how all housing is built. To entice developers into building affordable housing, the government provides funding at the federal, state and local

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Onion Flats: Rising Waters

“My passion is water,” says builder and master plumber Pat McDonald. “I can live without the lights being on.” McDonald is co-founder (with his brother Tim) of Onion Flats, a sustainable development company based in Kensington that is revolutionizing the relationship between structures and stormwater in Philadelphia.

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