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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.

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.

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.

EPA Awards $91,000 Environmental Education Grant to Alvernia University in Reading, Pennsylvania

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $91,000 environmental education grant to Alvernia University in Reading, Pennsylvania to help educate elementary school teachers and students about environmental protection and water-related issues.

Governor Wolf Joins Philadelphia Officials for Funding Announcement on I-95

Governor Tom Wolf today joined PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards, Mayor Jim Kenney and Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation for a funding announcement and update on the future reconstruction of Interstate 95 in the city.

Wolf Administration Serving 10,700 More Vulnerable Pennsylvanians in Their Communities

The Wolf Administration continues to increase access to housing in the commonwealth. Over the past two years, the Department of Human Services (DHS) has served 10 percent more people in the community. Specifically, there was

Governor Wolf, PennDOT Preview Northwest Region Construction

Governor Tom Wolf today joined regional Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials to announce that more than 90 projects worth approximately $210 million will be under construction in PennDOT’s six-county northwestern region this year

Statement from Mayor William Peduto on Increasing State Oversight of the Pittsburgh Water and...

Mayor William Peduto issued the following statement today following an announcement from Pennsylvania Representatives Mike Turzai and Harry Readshaw recommending legislation to place the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) under the oversight of the Public Utility Commission (PUC)

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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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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.