05-27-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan, News, Programs

So, it’s your first time buying a home and you’re thinking about taking on a fixer upper. Where do you start? Luckily, CARL can help. CARL, the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan, simplifies the financing process for borrowers who want to buy and rehab a home by combining mortgage financing and rehabilitation financing into one [...]

05-22-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Members, News, Resources, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

Organization:  Growth Through Energy & Community Health [GTECH] Strategies Founding Date: Our official “birthday” is April 16th, 2007. Executive Director or President: Andrew Butcher, Executive Director Current Staff Size: 9 full-time, 5 part-time, seasonal or intern/fellows. What geographic area do you serve? Allegheny County What is your mission statement? The mission of GTECH Strategies is [...]

05-18-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, Members, News, Partners, Resources, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

When a city loses half its population in the span of a single generation, very real challenges exist. People leave but their houses don’t – and, unfortunately, there are fewer resources to manage the built environment. Houses and their supporting infrastructure crumble and as a result, once lively streets are marked with empty spaces where [...]

05-12-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, Members, News

PCRG is pleased to announce its 2015-2016 Board of Directors, but first, we would like to thank Paul Johnson and Marimba Milliones for their dedication and service to PCRG as Board Members. Paul and Marimba have served PCRG in countless ways over the past years, and we appreciate all the time and energy they have [...]

05-7-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan, Events, News, Programs, Resources

  If you’re interested in buying a fixer-upper and would like to learn more about a unique financing option, PCRG will hold two info sessions for the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan (CARL) on Monday, May 18th from 12-1PM and 6-7PM (food will be provided). Please RSVP to Samuel Su at ssu@pcrg.org or (412) 391-6732 [...]

05-4-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Policy, Programs, Resources

Table of Contents Member Highlight: NeighborWorks Western PA “Reimagining Communities is offering us compelling strategies…” Community Development Positions Available! 5 Reasons You Should Use the PCRG App The PCRG Bike Team is Back 5 Reasons You Should Attend the Summit Stand Up 4 Transportation Homeownership Affordability Fund Events & Announcements Member Highlight: NeighborWorks Western PA [...]