03-29-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Adrie Fells  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the Mon Valley Meet the Community in Community Development Landlord Registry Gains Momentum Henry Cisneros, Former Secretary of HUD, at CD Summit Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and Why It Matters Last modified on 2018-03-21 18:30:06 GMT. 0 comments. Top. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a high-quality bus-based [...]

03-29-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Pittsburgh’s rental registry program has been debated and delayed since its introduction as legislation in 2014. Formally known as the Residential Housing Rental Permit Ordinance, the program would be administered under the Department of Permits, Licensing, and Inspections (PLI). It would require landlords to annually register all rental units, obtain zoning and occupancy permit fees, and [...]

03-28-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, News, Partners

In 2018, PCRG is celebrating its 30th anniversary of working for economic justice and equitable resources to revitalize the Pittsburgh region. Our founders knew that communities had the tools within themselves to succeed, and working together was crucial to achieving our collective goals as a region. At this year’s Summit, our sessions are focusing on [...]

03-28-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Member services, News, Policy

Each year, PCRG prides itself on bringing in dynamic speakers from across the country to present some of the newest and most challenging ideas to regional community development. At this year’s Summit, our keynote speakers will address issues that can be difficult to face but have important implications for our collective work. In addition to [...]

03-21-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in GoBurgh, News, Policy

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a high-quality bus-based system that delivers a higher quality, more attractive transit experience than typical bus operations. It does this via busways or dedicated lanes with train-like stations, off-board fare collection, high service frequency, and easily-recognized routing. Because it contains features similar to a light rail or metro system, BRT is [...]

03-2-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Adrie Fells  |  Published in News

Table of Contents When ICE Comes to the Door A New Hope: Federal Opportunity Zones in Pennsylvania City of Pittsburgh Frees Itself from Distressed Status after Fourteen Years under Act 47 The Community Growth Fund & Ways to Work When ICE Comes to Your Door Last modified on 2018-03-19 16:53:00 GMT. 0 comments. Top. Under [...]

03-2-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

The Community Growth Fund, a sister organization of PCRG, offers two affordable financing tools: First, the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan or, CARL, is a program that provides individuals and families an affordable and simplified loan tool to purchase, renovate, and reside by reclaiming and making new dilapidated housing stock in Pittsburgh’s Low to Moderate [...]