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.
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.
The City of Pittsburgh today will unveil buildingeye, a new online tool designed to make building permit, license, violation and zoning information transparent and easily trackable for residents and businesses, in a press conference this morning
Mayor William Peduto, Department of Innovation & Performance and Urban Redevelopment Authority to Kick...
The city’s inaugural Inclusive Innovation Week will be formally kicked off Monday in the Strip District, in an event featuring Mayor William Peduto; Councilwoman Deborah Gross; Debra Lam, Chief & Director of Innovation & Performance; Valerie McDonald-Roberts, Chief Urban Affairs Officer; and Thomas Link, Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship with the Urban Redevelopment Authority.
This Saturday, Congressman Chaka Fattah will join leaders from the Philadelphia community to witness the demolition of the Norman Blumberg Apartments and celebrate the redevelopment of the surrounding neighborhood. It was announced by the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) in 2015 that the high-rise, former public housing project would be demolished concurrent with a comprehensive plan that the blocks surrounding the existing high-rises would be targeted for extensive development.
Legislation that would strengthen requirements for notifying customers about unsafe levels of lead and other contamination of public drinking water passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, Congressman Ryan Costello (PA-06) announced Thursday
Property owners near the City’s riverfronts will soon be receiving letters notifying them about the first step in an upgrade of the long out-dated zoning standards, which will protect current properties while making rules uniform for those seeking to develop or expand sites in the areas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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 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.
The Housing Forum provides an opportunity for people working in the housing field to attend focused educational sessions and interact with their peers.
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
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
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.