Tom Wolf

Gov. Wolf Announces Aid Available in 26 Counties Following Record-Shattering Summer Rains

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Bradford, Columbia, Delaware, Northumberland, Schuylkill and Susquehanna counties after significant flood damage to homes and businesses was sustained from severe storms between Aug. 10 – 15, 2018.

PHFA recognizes state’s housing counselors for helping consumers

PHFA recognized the work of the state’s private sector housing counselors today during an event at the Harrisburg Hilton. These counselors help PHFA achieve its housing mission by assisting state residents with questions about homeownership, home foreclosure, budgeting and their personal credit score so they can make better informed housing decisions.

Northview Heights Public Safety Center Will Strengthen Community Relations, Improve Quality of Life

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, in collaboration with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh and the Buhl Foundation’s One Northside Initiative, hosted a grand opening of the Northview Heights Public Safety Center in early December 2018

HOUSING AUTHORITY SECURES $1 MILLION HUD GRANT FOR LEAD HAZARD CONTROLS

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) was issued a $1 million grant by the U.S. Department of Housing (HUD) as part of the department’s Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program.

Governor Wolf Announces Funding for Redevelopment of Crane Iron Works Site in Lehigh County

Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for the redevelopment of the former Crane Iron Works site located in Catasauqua, Lehigh County. The more than 12-acre property will be developed into a mix of commercial, residential, and public uses.

CLEAN SLATE E3 TO AWARD 10 PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS WITH SCHOLARSHIPS OF UP TO...

Clean Slate E3, the nonprofit affiliate of The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), is pleased to announce that it is prepared to award 10 scholarships to residents of HACP housing for the 2018/ 2019 academic year – a commitment of $200,000 over the next four years.

CLEAN SLATE E3 COMMITS TO PROVIDING $200,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS BY 2022

Clean Slate E3, the nonprofit affiliate of The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), is pleased to announce that it is prepared to provide up to 10 scholarships to residents of HACP housing for the 2018/ 2019 academic year – a commitment of $200,000 over the next four years

Governor Wolf Signs Legislation to Regulate Recovery Homes

Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 446 to give the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) regulatory authority to license or certify recovery homes that receive public funds or referrals from state, county, or federal agencies.

Barrar Invites Residents to U.S. Route 322 Section 102 Construction Meeting

Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) encourages residents who would like more information about the U.S. Route 322 Section 102 construction projects to attend a public meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Upper Chichester Township Field House (around the back), 8500 Furey Road, Upper Chichester.

Governor Wolf Announces Remediation and Assessment of Former Industrial Site

Governor Tom Wolf announced two new approvals through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) that will clean up a former industrial site in York County and assess the environmental condition of a former Northampton County site to prepare them for occupation by businesses and residential properties.

CANCELED: Barrar, House Committee to Consider Bill to Provide Better Emergency Support Through a...

Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will hold a committee meeting to vote on legislation that would create a pathway for electric utility companies to develop pilot projects that will deliver highly advanced levels of reliability to serve essential public infrastructure and community services during emergencies.

Barrar, House Committee to Consider Bill to Provide Better Emergency Support Through a Pilot...

Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will hold a committee meeting to vote on legislation that would create a pathway for electric utility companies to develop pilot projects that will deliver highly advanced levels of reliability to serve essential public infrastructure and community services during emergencies.

HUD CHARGES PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATION AFTER POSTING ONLINE ANTI-FAMILY CLASSIFIED AD

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owners and operators of two apartment buildings in Altoona, Pennsylvania with violating the Fair Housing Act by posting online classified ads that discriminate against families with children.

Governor Wolf Announces Investment in Workforce Training at the Community College of Allegheny County

To help workers get the skills they need for in-demand jobs, Governor Tom Wolf joined Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) leaders to announce a partnership to fund construction of a new Workforce Training Center at the college’s Allegheny Campus.

On ‘Jobs That Pay’ Tour, Governor Wolf Tours Power Home Remodeling Group in Chester

Governor Tom Wolf today visited Power Home Remodeling Group, the nation’s second largest exterior home remodeler headquartered in Chester. Established in 1992, Power provides top-of-the-line windows, siding, roofing, doors, solar and insulation for residential home projects across the U.S.

Governor Wolf Announces Tax Credits for Rehab and Reuse of Lancaster’s Vacant Bulova Technologies...

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Commonwealth Cornerstone Group (CCG) has completed a $10 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing transact ion that will support the rehabilitation of the Bulova Technologies building on Queen Street in downtown Lancaster into a strategically located mixed-use development.

Secretary Davin Tours Historic Buildings in Northwest Philadelphia, Discusses Importance of Historic Building Preservation...

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin, hosted by Rep. Stephen Kinsey, toured four of the 16 historic houses, destinations, and museums in northwest Philadelphia, and discussed the role of historic building preservation in community development.

Most Displaced Residents of Hyndman Borough Allowed to Return Home

Governor Tom Wolf today thanked the residents of Hyndman Borough and those responders that helped them stay safe, as most were informed today they could return to their homes following Wednesday’s train derailment and fire.

Donnelly, Toomey, Peters, Cotton, Manchin Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Affordable Manufactured Housing

Allentown, Pa. - U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Gary Peters (D-MI) reintroduced the Preserving Access...

Pittsburgh gets $600,000 in EPA Brownfields Grants to assess properties

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of $600,000 in brownfields grants to Pittsburgh’s North Side Industrial Development Company (NSIDC). The funding will be used to assess abandoned industrial sites in and around Pittsburgh that may be contaminated with hazardous or petroleum substances so that they can be cleaned up and redeveloped.

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PHA To Use On-line Housing Applications For First Time

Philadelphia, PA - March 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced today it would begin accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program on-line, through its Web site, pha.phila.gov.

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Tom Wolf

Gov. Wolf Announces Aid Available in 26 Counties Following Record-Shattering Summer...

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Bradford, Columbia, Delaware, Northumberland, Schuylkill and Susquehanna counties after significant flood damage to homes and businesses was sustained from severe storms between Aug. 10 – 15, 2018.