03-31-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Upcoming PCRG Meetings GoBurgh Thursday, April 3rd (12-2PM)  Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG) Friday, April 11th (9-11AM) Safe Neighborhoods Network (SNN) TBD Other Announcements PCRG is partnering with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on a pilot project known as the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan (CARL). CARL will help lower income individuals and families purchase [...]

03-31-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Discounted rates are available for nonprofit and government organizations, PCRG members, and those who register before April 18th. Your registration fee includes materials; admittance to plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and the exhibitor hall; breakfast and lunch during the Summit; and heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks at an evening cocktail reception. It does not include lodging [...]

03-31-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Research

PCRG’s 20th Annual Mortgage Lending Study is complete! This year’s study looks back at all residential mortgage lending in Allegheny County from 2005 to 2012. Allegheny County saw a decline in total number of mortgage loans of more than 40% between 2005 and 2008, when the market bottomed out. The overall market has improved substantially [...]

03-31-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Several of PCRG’s staff and members attended the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) Annual Conference from March 12-15, 2014.  The conference featured guest speakers: Steven Antonakes, Deputy Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Rev Dr. William Barber II, President, North Carolina NAACP; Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency; Shaun Donovan, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and [...]

03-30-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Councilwoman Deb Gross, along with Councilman Corey O’Connor’s office, have been working diligently to craft amendments to bill 2014-0025 that reflect the concerns they’ve heard from the community. The four major areas of focus relate to: The structure of the Board Community participation Owner-occupant policies Council control For more information on the Pittsburgh Land Bank, see the following resources [...]

03-30-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Organization: Hill District Consensus Group Founding Date: 1991 Executive Director: Carl Redwood Jr. & Bonnie Young-Laing, Co-directors Current Staff Size: 3 part-time employees What geographic area do you serve? The Hill District What is your mission statement? “The mission of the Hill District Consensus Group is to work together through the differences and with the [...]

03-30-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Policy, Programs

<<Back to Newsletter Archives Table of Contents Member Highlight: Hill District Consensus Group Follow the Land Bank Conversation Major Findings in PCRG Mortgage Lending Study NCRC Conference & Hill Day Summit Registration is Now Open Homeownership Affordability Fund Events & Announcements   Member Highlight: Hill District Consensus Group Last modified on 2014-10-18 18:39:11 GMT. 0 [...]

03-10-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News
03-1-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Resources

The Homeownership Affordability Fund (HAF) and PCRG, with support from Fifth Third Mortgage Company, will offer first-time homebuyers the final piece of financial assistance they may need to purchase a home affordably.  This program will be available exclusively to eligible Fifth Third Mortgage Company borrowers. PCRG, in conjunction with Fifth Third Mortgage Company, will provide [...]