Events

HACP, County Housing Authority Team up to Host Landlord Training Programs
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), in partnership with the Allegheny County Housing Authority, is pleased to offer a series of training sessions for interested Pittsburgh and Allegheny County rental property owners throughout 2015.
Housing Authority and Development Partners to Host May 14 Ribbon Cutting at Skyline Terrace
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) will unveil the first phase of the comprehensive redevelopment of Skyline Terrace (formerly Addison Terrace), during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.
Mayor in Houston for Rose Center for Public Leadership and Urban Land Institute expertise on Hazelwood redevelopment
The Mayor was selected in November as a 2015 Rose Center Fellow, which affords Pittsburgh guidance on land use challenges from a team of national design experts. In February a team of Rose Center officials visited Hazelwood and forwarded recommendations for the use of the Almono site.
City of Pittsburgh Calls For Public Input on Community and Transit Improvements in Uptown and Oakland
The City of Pittsburgh is seeking public input on an action plan for transit improvements and community development in the corridor between Downtown and neighborhoods east.
Barrar to Host Municipal Grant Workshop
At the workshop, attendees will gather information on available grants, timelines associated with them and gain insight on the application process from various organizations, State Departments, and commissions invited to speak at the workshop
Economist Elliot Eisenberg is keynote speaker during May 7-8 Housing Forum
Well-known economist Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., will be the luncheon keynote speaker on May 7 during the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s Housing Forum at the Hilton Harrisburg. Eisenberg will speak about economic trends in Pennsylvania, with a special emphasis on the housing market.
FHLBank Pittsburgh’s 2015 Affordable Housing Program funding round opens June 8
FHLBank Pittsburgh’s Affordable Housing Program provides grants for the acquisition, construction or rehabilitation of single- or multi-family housing for individuals at or below 80 percent of area median income.
City of Pittsburgh Joins Day of Action as H-1B Cap Reached in Under a Week
The City of Pittsburgh, as part of the Welcoming Economies Global Network, joins with cities and economic development agencies from various Great Lakes states in a Day of Action today – highlighting the cost local economies face under the current H-1B visa cap imposed by the federal government.
Registration now open for PHFA’s Housing Services Conference
Registration is now open for the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s 2015 Housing Services Conference planned for June 10-12 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh.
Registration now open for PHFA’s May Housing Forum in Harrisburg
The Housing Forum provides an opportunity for people working in the housing field to attend focused educational sessions and interact with their peers.
PHFA announces foreclosure help for homeowners in Monroe County
HARRISBURG - January 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, in collaboration with the American Society of Certified Housing Executives (ASCHE) and the National Real Estate Training Institute (NREI), today announced a day-long event and free educational workshops for Monroe County residents in danger of losing their homes. This special event will be held Feb. 1 at the Innovation Center, Room 336, East Stroudsburg University, 562 Independence Road in East Stroudsburg from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m
An opportunity to showcase your organizations hard work in vacant property strategy
Philadelphia - January 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Center for Community Progress is pleased to announce the selection of Philadelphia as the host city for the fifth national Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference. The conference, to be held Sept. 9-11, 2013, is themed “Investing in the Future: Unlocking Hidden Values.” Sessions and speakers will pay particular attention to the ways in which the nation’s communities are recognizing and capitalizing on the value from their vacant and distressed properties in order to reduce costs, increase revenues, return equity to individuals and create a stable foundation for future prosperity
FEMA Experts Continue to Provide Free Rebuilding Advice
HARRISBURG, PA - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The FEMA Hazard Mitigation Outreach teams currently providing storm-damage repair and rebuilding advice in Lancaster, Philadelphia, and Montgomery counties will continue doing so for another week.
OCT. 12: SOLAR ROOF DEVELOPMENT’S ADAM PUTTER TO MODERATE AT ICSC IDEA EXCHANGE
PHILADELPHIA, Pa./FORT LEE, N.J. - October 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Adam Putter, president of Solar Roof Development, will moderate a panel titled "Crunch Time for Solar," slated for Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The discussion is part of the three-day 2011 Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware Idea Exchange, produced by the International Council of Shopping Centers. Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry, with over 50,000 members in more than 80 countries.
Desiderio Presents at Annual Pennsylvania Housing Conference
Upper Marlboro, MD - February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tomorrow, Michelle Desiderio, director of green building programs for the NAHB Research Center, will present a program on "Marketing Green Building to Customers" at this year’s Pennsylvania Housing & Land Development Conference at Penn State University. Desiderio will also conduct a roundtable discussion on the National Green Building Standard and the NAHB Research Center's national certification program based on the Standard
Press Conference, Dec. 7 – Housing Leaders to Urge Quick Approval of National Housing Trust Fund
December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State housing leaders will hold a press conference Tuesday, December 7 at 3:00 pm in the Capitol Media Center to urge quick approval of federal funding for the National Housing Trust Fund.
Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate at the Villanova School of Business Hosts Largest Undergraduate Real Estate Competition
VILLANOVA, PA - April 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate at the Villanova School of Business will host the first annual Villanova Real Estate Challenge on April 8 – 9.
2009 Homegrown PA Award Winners
Glenside, PA - August 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is proud to announce the recipients of the 2009 Homegrown PA Awards, which recognize exceptional efforts and leadership in working for a home within reach of all Pennsylvanians. This year’s slate of nominees was particularly competitive, with over thirty worthy candidates.
Congressman Doyle, Community Leaders Convene Homelessness Forum: September 3 Event at CMU to Focus on the Increasing Rate of Homelessness
Pittsburgh, PA - August 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14) will be the keynote speaker at a September 3 community forum, which has been called to address the increasing incidence of homelessness in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. FHLBank Pittsburgh is a cosponsor of this event.
HUD to host neighborhood networks workshop in Philadelphia, July 15 – 17
WASHINGTON, DC - July 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will hold a Neighborhood Networks Regional Technical Assistance Workshop in Philadelphia on July 15 – 17. The event themed Neighborhood Networks: A Community Asset will feature Carol Galante, the new Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs at HUD who will speak during the opening ceremony.