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February, 2014

02-28-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Ernie Hogan  |  Published in News

For over four hours, you – our members, our friends, our neighbors – came out to tell City Council and Mayor Peduto just how important it was to gain control over our city’s persistent blight and abandonment problem, and how a city land bank – with the right protections and considerations – can help us [...]

02-26-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

In order to make smart decisions, you must be well-informed about the issue or problem that you are attempting to solve. PCRG, as part of their ongoing efforts in Sheraden, has collected an extensive amount of information that will help to inform property revitalization strategies in the neighborhood. All told, over 1,500 parcels were surveyed on site and characterized [...]

02-26-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Upcoming PCRG Meetings Safe Neighborhoods Network (SNN) Tuesday, March 11 6-8PM  Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG) Friday, March 14th 9-11AM GoBurgh Thursday, April 3rd (March Meeting Cancelled) 12-2PM Other Events & Announcements Local funders are offering $15,000 grants to off-set some of the staff costs associated with participating in a pilot opportunity for using data [...]

02-26-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

No one likes to advocate for the creation of a new, quasi-governmental agency merely for the sake of expanding the role of government in our economy, or in our personal lives. Goodness knows how most community organizations struggle these days with the sometimes arbitrary, sometimes capricious actions of all of the public agencies and city departments [...]

02-25-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

In order to make smart decisions, you must be well-informed about the issue or problem that you are attempting to solve. PCRG, as part of their ongoing efforts in Sheraden, has collected an extensive amount of information that will help to inform property revitalization strategies in the neighborhood. All told, over 1,500 parcels were surveyed on site and characterized [...]

02-25-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

This year, PCRG issued its 20th Annual Mortgage Lending Study which was prepared by Rachel Rue, PCRG’s Research Analyst.  Since this year’s study marks our 20th annual report, PCRG expanded its research in several major ways. PCRG is including a multi-year (2005-2012) trend analysis which is aggregated to City and County levels.  The trend analysis includes data [...]

02-25-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in News

Wow.  That’s the one word that comes to mind with what we saw last week.  For over four hours, you – our members, our friends, our neighbors – came out to tell City Council and Mayor Peduto just how important it was to gain control over our city’s persistent blight and abandonment problem, and how [...]

02-25-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

PCRG’s national affiliate, National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), is pleased to announce a special membership benefit by offering a discounted registration to the NCRC Conference for PCRG members. The NCRC Conference takes place March 12-15th in Washington D.C. All members of PCRG can register for the conference at the NCRC Member rate of $199 ($290 savings). [...]

02-25-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Organization: Tube City Renaissance Founding Date: Tube City Renaissance incorporated on February 24, 2013 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a non-profit community development corporation Executive Director: Jim Butler is the CEO and provides this management responsibilities through Vista Consulting Services, LLC Current Staff Size: Tube City Renaissance does not have staff at this time.  Vista Consulting [...]

02-25-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Policy

<<Back to Newsletter Archives Table of Contents Member Highlight: Tube City Renaissance City Shows Out In Force for Land Bank Public Hearing Rick Swartz Comments on City Land Bank PCRG 20th Annual Mortgage Lending Study Data Tells Story In Sheraden National Community Reinvestment Coalition Annual Conference Homeownership Affordability Fund Events & Announcements Member Highlight: Tube City [...]