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04-5-2019  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Moneika, where are you from? I was born and raised right here in Pittsburgh. I currently live in the Hill District.   And what is your position at PCRG? I am the Communications & Event Coordinator. Currently, I am working to plan and promote PCRG’s Annual Community Development Summit.   Tell us a little bit [...]

04-5-2019  | 0 Comments  |  by Jala Johnson  |  Published in News

Allegheny Together: Creating Collaborative Business Development Opportunities through Community Outreach and Engagement   Established in the year 2007, Allegheny County Economic Development’s Allegheny Together Program is a five-year opportunity that provides technical assistance, strategic planning support, and community outreach assistance for Counties seeking to revitalize downtown-based communities. Ultimately, through this program, applicants utilize such tools [...]

04-5-2019  | 0 Comments  |  by Alyssa Lyon  |  Published in News

After several continuous years of success, PCRG’s AmeriCorps VISTA program is still going strong.  Continuing in the 2019-2020 VISTA year, the Pennsylvania State Office has decided to offer AmeriCorps VISTA support to PCRG and affiliated organizations in the amount of 10 site placements.  Since 2017, PCRG’s AmeriCorps program has witnessed sustained growth and expansion, through [...]

04-5-2019  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

Following the passage of the statewide legislation in 2012, the City of Pittsburgh, community organizations, community development corporations and land bank advocates worked to create the City of Pittsburgh’s Land Bank Ordinance, which was enacted in 2014. The legislation was intended to create a citywide land bank that would return blighted, tax delinquent property to [...]

04-5-2019  | 0 Comments  |  by Alix Levy  |  Published in News

Each spring, PCRG sends its staff down to Washington D.C. to attend the National Community Reinvest Coalition’s Just Economy Conference  - a four day event that brings together hundreds of community development stakeholders and practitioners to grapple with affordable housing, fair lending, and economic justice. PCRG staff, board members, and AmeriCorps VISTAs had the opportunity [...]

09-7-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Adrie Fells  |  Published in News

Table of Contents Disparate Impact Anaylsis The Fight to Establish the Allegheny County Children’s Fund Continues Disparate Impact Analysis Last modified on 2018-09-01 12:47:13 GMT. 0 comments. Top. On June 20, 2018, HUD requested public comment on possible amendments to HUD’s 2013 implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s disparate impact rule.[1]  Title VIII of the [...]

09-7-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

The Fight to Establish the Allegheny County Children’s Fund Continues as it Moves to the November Ballot after Receiving 63,499 Signatures from across All 130 Municipalities Over the summer, a coalition of ten Allegheny County organizations came together and has worked endlessly to introduce a voter referendum in the November election with the intent of [...]

09-1-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

On June 20, 2018, HUD requested public comment on possible amendments to HUD’s 2013 implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s disparate impact rule.[1]  Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (The Fair Housing Act) prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of dwellings and in other housing-related activities on the basis of [...]

07-27-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Adrie Fells  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents Vacant House Renovated In Observatory Hill Through NCST First PCRG Developers Roundtable Recap City Council Approves Crosstown Blvd Park HUD Releases Evidence-Driven Publication on Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing PCRG Travels to Washington, D.C. to Discuss Fintech and the CRA Hey Pittsburgh: Let’s Talk about Environmental Justice Vacant House Renovated In Observatory [...]

07-27-2018  | 0 Comments  |  by Ernie Hogan  |  Published in News

  PCRG’s Executive Director, Ernie Hogan, travelled to Washington this month as part of an NCRC board delegation. This group of met with Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome H. Powell and Federal Reserve Board Governor, Randal K. Quarles, Vice Chairman for Supervision. During this meeting, PCRG spoke of the importance of expanding assessment areas in the [...]