The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) and Duquesne University School of Law were awarded a $100,000 Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program (JRAP) grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Justice.  The award will allow the organizations to provide current and potential public housing residents up to 24 years old with services such as record expungement

PA Treasury to Mail 40,000 Letters to Potential Owners of New Unclaimed Property, Says...

Harrisburg - July 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Residents who find a letter from the Pennsylvania Treasury in their mailboxes in coming weeks may be entitled to unclaimed property, State Treasurer McCord noted today as his department prepares to send more than 40,000 notification letters to potential owners of the newest unclaimed property in its database.

Treasurer McCord Says Nearly $238 Million in Property Tax, Rent Rebates to be Issued...

Harrisburg - July 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Older Pennsylvanians, widows and widowers, and people with disabilities who are expecting a state property tax or rent rebate should receive that payment next week, according to State Treasurer Rob McCord, who said the Treasury Department will issue more than half a million of those payments on July 2. The payments total nearly $238 million, he added.

PA Treasurer McCord Returns Over $49,000 in Unclaimed Property to Montgomery County to Support...

Norristown - June 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Local officials across the Commonwealth, faced with a greater demand for services as state funding declines, should check to see if their governments may be owed unclaimed property, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord reminded municipal leaders today as he returned more than $49,000 to Montgomery County


Chambersburg, PA - June 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two USDA officials celebrated National Homeownership Month in Pennsylvania and reminded rural residents of opportunities to purchase or refinance homes in rural areas.


2009 Rebate Applications Now Available. March 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last month, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced a record number of older adults and residents with disabilities received property tax/rent rebates last year and encouraged eligible people to apply for the 2009 rebate program.

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,

Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man to Five Years of Probation with Home Detention for Participating...

Pittsburgh, PA - February 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Acting United States Attorney Robert S. Cessar announced today, February 16, 2010, that Jason Jester, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court in Pittsburgh to five years of probation, including four months of home detention, on his conviction of wire fraud conspiracy in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme.

Tilden Ridge Breaks Ground

Tilden Township, PA - August 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tilden Township, home of the largest and most successful Cabela’s Worlds Foremost Outfitter store in the nation, is about to become home to another large commercial project. Construction officially began today at the site of the Tilden Ridge Shopping Center – soon to become the home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, Lowe’s Home Improvement Store and approximately 100,000 square feet of other complimentary retail stores.

$222.7 Million In Property Tax/Rent Rebates Distributed To Older Adults, Residents With Disabilities

HARRISBURG, PA - July 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – More than 475,000 senior homeowners, renters and people with disabilities will be issued rebates today totaling $222.7 million through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. The number is approximately 58,000 more rebates than were issued last year on July 1.

Homestead/Farmstead Tax Relief Application Deadline Nears

Harrisburg, PA - February 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Homeowners whose residences have not yet been approved for a homestead or farmstead exemption under the state’s property tax relief law have until March 1, 2009, to file their applications with the Berks County Assessment/ Homestead Office, Senator Michael A. O’Pake (D-Berks) reminded constituents.

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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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Governor Wolf Outlines How Restore Pennsylvania Will Benefit Municipalities

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.