Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick and Financial Services Leaders Discuss Highlights of Affordable Housing, Community Lending...

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa. 8th) participated in a roundtable discussion today with representatives of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) and other financial services leaders to discuss the current state of affordable housing and ways in which the future funding and supply of affordable housing stock can be enhanced. The discussion included issues of particular interest to the Bucks County and Delaware Valley area

DCNR to Add 17,000 Acres to Elk State Forest in the Pennsylvania Wilds

Acting Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today announced that the department is adding more than 17,000 acres of wooded land and waterways to the adjacent Elk State Forest with the acquisition of about a 27-square mile property in Norwich and Sergeant townships near the town of Clermont in southern McKean County

FHLBank Pittsburgh Announces First Quarter Financial Results

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) today announced unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2015. The Bank recorded net income of $71.1 million, and the Board of Directors declared dividends of 5.0 percent annualized on activity stock and 3.0 percent annualized on membership stock. Dividends are payable to the Bank’s stockholders on April 30, 2015

John Crampsie Represents The Diocese Of Allentown At Riverside Business Center

NAI Summit’s John Crampsie recently represented the Diocese of Allentown in a multi-year lease transaction for almost 30,000 sf at Riverside Business Center in Whitehall, PA.

32BJ SEIU & SEIU Healthcare PA Endorse Jim Kenney For Mayor

32BJ SEIU and SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania, who combined represent over 47,000 property service and health care workers in Pennsylvania today announced their endorsement of Jim Kenney for Mayor of Philadelphia.

PA Treasury Reminds Employers April 15 is Deadline to File Annual Unclaimed Property Report

Employers play an important role in helping the Pennsylvania Treasury return dormant financial assets and forgotten tangible items to the rightful owners or heirs. The annual deadline for remitting these unclaimed items – April 15 – is fast approaching, and compliance with this state law sets the reunification process in motion.

Pennsylvania Receives $8.5 Million HUD Award to Provide Permanent Homes and Services to Low-Income...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an $8,557,014 award to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to prevent individuals with disabilities from being unnecessarily institutionalized or falling into homelessness

Hundreds Rally for Better Jobs in Pittsburgh

Over a hundred workers and supporters including City Council President Bruce Kraus and Councilman Dan Gilman were on hand for a march through downtown Pittsburgh today to demand family-sustaining wages.
A historic push is underway that can change the economic landscape of the city. Close to 1,000 security officers across the city are fighting to unionize, make livable wages, and bring respect and dignity to their jobs.

Kennedy Funding Financial Closes $3.5 Million Loan for Medical Campus

Lifestyle Healthcare Group is approved for a 385,000-square-foot complex in Pennsylvania

Cartwright Announces Start of FY 2014 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants Application Period

Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the FY 2014 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants Application Period opens today, March 16, 2015; the deadline for all grant applications is Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Property Service Workers, Students, Staff, Lawmakers Host a Vigil to Say Goodbye to Unfair...

A vigil is normally held to mourn the life of a person who is deceased. On Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7 p.m., a coalition of supporters hosted a vigil to say goodbye to unfair conditions for 400 University of Pittsburgh property service workers. More than 100 workers, students, staffers, and lawmakers from City Council called on the university to do what is right and fair. The vigil took place at the Pitt Student Union, Forbes Avenue under the Litchfield Towers

Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Program Can Help Put Lincolns, Jacksons or More Back in Residents’...

This Presidents’ Day, hundreds of Adams, Johnsons and Wilsons are owed unclaimed property, but with $2.3 billion in lost and forgotten money up for claim, the Pennsylvania Treasury encourages all residents to search to find out if they are owed any funds

PA Treasury Works to Reunite Law Enforcement Units with Nearly $135,000 in Unclaimed Property...

The Pennsylvania Treasury currently holds nearly $135,000 in unclaimed property belonging to law enforcement units, and during National Police Week, State Treasurer Rob McCord urged police departments and offices to visit to find out if any belongs to them

During National Hospital Week, Treasurer McCord Highlights Nearly $2 Million in Unclaimed Property up...

This National Hospital Week, State Treasurer Rob McCord highlighted nearly $2 million in unclaimed property his department currently holds for hospitals, clinics and medical care facilities. These funds, like all of the $2.2 billion in unclaimed property Treasury holds, are available for search and claim at

PA Treasurer McCord Highlights $139,000 in Unclaimed Property Owed to Libraries, Bookstores and Literacy...

This National Library Week, State Treasurer Rob McCord reminded libraries, book stores and literacy organizations that there is more than $139,000 in unclaimed property up for claim in Treasury’s free

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Governor Corbett Announces Grant to Support Redevelopment; Eliminate Blighted Property in Northumberland County

Governor Tom Corbett today announced that the Department of Community and Economic Development awarded the Housing Authority of Northumberland County a $500,000 Keystone Communities grant in an effort to eliminate blighted property in the county.

Treasurer McCord Helps Launch National Home Energy Loan Partnership

Pennsylvania State Treasurer Rob McCord, along with businesses and organizations from the public and private sectors, announced today the creation of a groundbreaking national partnership to bring low-cost financing on a large scale to home energy efficiency improvement

PA Treasurer McCord: This Trout Season, Don’t Forget to Also Go Fishing for Unclaimed...

Harrisburg - April 1, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Anglers will soon be heading to Pennsylvania’s more than 85,000 miles of streams and rivers as Trout Season kicks off across the commonwealth. State Treasurer Rob McCord today highlighted some fishing-themed names in Treasury’s free online database to encourage residents to find out if any of the $2.2 billion in unclaimed property Treasury holds belongs to them.

Shuster Slams President Obama for Efforts to Regulate Water on Private Property

WASHINGTON - March 26, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Bill Shuster (R-Hollidaysburg) made a statement yesterday strongly condemning President Obama’s latest effort to dramatically increase federal regulatory authority over bodies of water in the United States.

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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,

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Building on his commitment to support Pennsylvania’s communities, Governor Tom Wolf spoke at the Pennsylvania Municipal League’s Capitol Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit municipalities and overhaul Pennsylvania’s infrastructure.