As Biden offers more emergency funds, activists say Philly should reopen COVID hotels for the homeless

“It’s difficult to ascertain what would be reimbursed,” said Eva Gladstein, the city’s deputy managing director of health and human services. “We’re trying to maximize every federal resource.” Liz Hersh, director of Philadelphia’s Office of Homeless Services, said the city is “very, very engaged on the federal level on what new funding is available.”