08-20-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, News, Programs, Reimagining Communities Initiative

PCRG is now seeking candidates to fill its full-time Capacity VISTA position, a 12 month service opportunity through AmeriCorps. The PCRG Capacity VISTA will work closely with staff and community-based organizations (CBOs) under PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative (RCI), created to leverage PCRG’s longstanding leadership role in advocating for equitable public policy, community access to resources, and strategic organizational [...]

08-20-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, 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 an info session for the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan (CARL) on Thursday, August 27th from 6-7PM at 1901 Centre Ave., Suite 200 (food will be provided). With only a 5% down payment* and no private mortgage insurance, CARL [...]

08-17-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Ernie Hogan  |  Published in News, Programs, Research, Resources

For Immediate Release: Contacts: Ernie Hogan: Executive Director T: 412-391-6732, x204 E: ehogan@pcrg.org Rachel Rue: Research Analyst T: 412-391-6732, x202 E: rrue@pcrg.org Annual mortgage lending study highlights chronic, persistent, and growing disparities between minorities and low-income communities, rest of the region. PITTSBURGH, PA – Findings of the Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group’s (PCRG) 21st Annual Mortgage [...]

08-14-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members

Join us on Saturday, August 29 for our 3rd Annual PCRG Bike Ride. We’ll meet at the REI on South Side (412 South 27th Street) and head out promptly at 9AM for a 22.11 mile bike ride. We welcome anyone who would like to participate, and we won’t leave anyone behind. This will be a fairly flat [...]

08-13-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Members, Resources

NeighborWorks Western PA (in partnership with Allegheny River Towns Enterprise Zone, PCRG, UPMC Health Plan, and S&T Bank) is hosting a FREE Homebuyer Education Workshop on Saturday, August 29 from 8:30AM-4:30PM.  The event will take place at Roots of Faith Ministry Center (800 N. Main Street, Sharpsburg, PA 15215) and lunch will be provided. Click [...]

08-12-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in Advocacy, GoBurgh, Policy

Paying to ride is complicated, but Port Authority wants to make it simpler. Tell them how. We’ve all screamed, and they’ve heard us. Watch this video: See? So, now that they’re listening, let’s tell them what we want! And, maybe win some tickets from Opus One Productions. There’s still time! Simply go to simple.portauthority.org.  Tell Port [...]