Diamond Green, a $20 million apartment complex, was constructed last summer as high-end student housing. But for the past four months, it's been listed for sale, and speculation has emerged that the complex has a high vacancy rate.
Since last year, Mayor Michael Nutter's administration has quietly sought to revolutionize how court-appointed lawyers are provided to poor Philadelphians. This week, City Council will hold a hearing to air concerns about the plan. And there are lots of them.