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January, 2014

01-31-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in News

Pittsburgh City Council introduced a robust land bank ordinance at its first full session on January 14, with District 7 Councilwoman Deb Gross as the sponsor. Many of you have been involved with us over the last 5+ years in the effort to bring land banking to Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, and the City of Pittsburgh.  The legislation can [...]

01-31-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Ernie Hogan  |  Published in News

I cannot believe that January is almost over. This year, we came out of the gate with determination and a strong sense of purpose. We realize that we have a lot to accomplish in 2014, and we are eager to build upon 2013’s remarkable successes. The introduction of Pittsburgh’s Land Bank legislation on January 14th [...]

01-31-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Policy

<<Back to Newsletter Archives Table of Contents A Message from PCRG’s Executive Director: Looking Forward to 2014 PCRG Welcomes Pittsburgh Land Bank Ordinance Summit Speakers Announced A Happy New Year for Transit Homeownership Affordability Fund Events & Announcements A Message from PCRG’s Executive Director: Looking Forward to 2014 Last modified on 2015-07-02 17:29:15 GMT. 0 comments. [...]

01-30-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Upcoming PCRG Meetings GoBurgh Thursday, February 6th 12-2PM  Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG) Friday, February 14th 9-11AM Other Events & Announcements Get involved with the new Mt. Oliver Community Garden on Wednesday, February 5, 6:30-8:30pm at the Mt. Oliver Fire Hall (120 Brownsville Rd).  There will be a FREE workshop, open to everyone, not just [...]

01-7-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in News

State Transportation Funding 2013 was a good year, full of hard work and hard-won victories. After more than a year of education and advocacy by GoBurgh and its many coalition partners, stakeholders, and fellow advocates across the state, the Governor signed a transportation funding bill on November 25, 2013. For more details about the path [...]

01-7-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

This year’s distinguished keynotes will bring regional and cross-sector collaboration issues to the forefront with cutting edge presentations on Thursday, May 15th. Shelley Poticha – Breakfast Keynote Shelley Poticha serves as the director of the Urban Solutions program, building the National Resources Defense Council’s work for better cities that support thriving people.  Urban Solutions brings the place-based [...]