Housing & Development

Housing & Development

ESSA Bank & Trust Earns Award for Exemplary Community Service

Hazleton, PA - June 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – ESSA Bank & Trust was honored today for excellence in community service. At a meeting of...

Berkshire Bank Receives Award for Community Investment Excellence

Wayne, PA - June 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Berkshire Bank was cited for exceptional service to the community today at a gathering of regional banking leaders.

Will Get Down Payment Help; Affordable Housing; 3,000 New Jobs with $380 Million in...

STEELTON, PA - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Governor Edward G. Rendell today said 1,000 families will receive thousands of dollars to help make down payments on new homes, more than 5,000 families in dozens of communities across Pennsylvania will find affordable housing, and some 3,000 workers will have jobs with the award today of more than $380 million in federal economic recovery funds.

PA REALTORSВ® Laud Gov. Rendell and PHFA for Creating Initiative to Benefit Homebuyers

HARRISBURG, PA - June 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® (PAR) today commended Gov. Edward G. Rendell’s plan to award a portion of the $380 million in federal economic recovery funds to assist Pennsylvania homebuyers.

Bear Announces Housing and Economic Revitalization Bill

Lititz, PA - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – On Wednesday, at a rally held on the Capitol steps, Rep. John C. Bear (R-Lancaster) introduced legislation creating a one-time incentive program for new and existing homes and qualified renovations in an effort to revive Pennsylvania’s slumping housing market and overall employment picture.

Brentwood Bank Earns Award for Community Investment Excellence

Coraopolis, PA - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Brentwood Bank was honored before its industry peers today for its exceptional record of community investment and service.

Harper Calls for End of MH/MR Waiting List, Bill of Rights for People with...

Blue Bell, PA - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Responding to the “quiet crisis of desperation” among Pennsylvania families with disabled loved ones, Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) has again introduced legislation to eliminate the waiting list for housing and community services and to establish a Bill of Rights.

Mayor Nutter, Congressman Fattah, FHLBanks Announce Nearly $10 Million for 861 Units of Affordable...

PHILADELPHIA, PA - April 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-02), and the Federal Home Loan Banks of Pittsburgh and San Francisco (FHLBanks) today announced the awarding of $9.87 million in affordable housing grants for the construction and rehabilitation of 861 units of affordable housing at 18 project sites.

Senators Specter and Casey Announce Final Approval of Pennsylvania Transportation and Housing Projects

Washington, D.C. - March 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey announced today that the U.S. Congress has approved federal funding for several Pennsylvania transportation and housing projects as contained in the Fiscal Year 2009 Omnibus Appropriations bill

Congressman Dent Announces the Latest Grant for Overlook Park: Fourth phase of redevelopment of...

ALLENTOWN, PA - August 25, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) Congressman Charlie Dent (PA-15) presented $250,000 in grant money today, helping the sponsors of Overlook Park move...

Core Communities Housing Program

Glenside, PA - August 13, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The PA Department of Community and Economic Development has announced 2008-09 funding for the Core...

State to Invest $5 Million in Beaver County

CENTER TOWNSHIP – The Department of Community and Economic Development today announced a $5 million state investment that will help transform 43 acres...

Metro Commercial Inks More Leases at 400,000-Square-Foot Retail Center

Retail space and a pad site still available at Carlisle Crossing CONSHOHOCKEN, PA – March 27, 2008 – Metro Commercial, the region’s largest full-service retail...

State to Invest $5 Million in Newbury Market Development in Allegheny County

BRIDGEVILLE – A $5 million investment by the commonwealth will help transform a vacant industrial property in South Fayette Township into a mixed-use retail,...

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If you own or develop affordable housing, don't miss the chance to tell the nation about your accomplishments. Be included among AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE's...

Gov. Rendell Commits Nearly $5 Million to Spur Economic Growth in 5 Counties

HARRISBURG, January 10, 2008 - Governor Edward G. Rendell today said a new $5 million investment by the commonwealth will result in the creation and...

State Invests $12.5 Million To Kick Off Williamsport Hospital Project

HARRISBURG, Dec. 28, 2007 - A renovation and expansion project at the Williamsport Hospital and Medical Center campus that will create 230 jobs is being...

Bill Will Require Low-Cost Housing – Philadelphia Inquirer

Developers will be required to build affordable housing as part of every major residential project or contribute money toward that end under legislation City...

Proposals Due Jan. 4 for Commercial Corridor Revitalization Program

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is currently soliciting proposals for participation in the Commercial Corridor Revitalization Program (PCCR) from community development corporations (CDCs) and...

Metro Commercial Negotiates 20 New Leases at Silver Spring Square

Metro Commercial serves as Exclusive Leasing Agent for newly developed power center Now open SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP, PA – November 29, 2007 - Metro Commercial...

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

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.

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Governor Wolf Announces Investment in Workforce Training at the Community College...

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.