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10 Feb

Pittsburgh Land Bank Policies and Procedures Released!

On February 10, 2017, the Pittsburgh Land Bank Board of Directors released the long-awaited Policies and Procedures draft. The draft document can be read in full and in a summarized version on the Pittsburgh Land Bank (PLB) website. The PLB Board encourages all interested parties in the City of Pittsburgh to _
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9 Feb

VISTA Spotlight: Introducing Rosalie!

 For the next few months, we will be introducing the PCRG community to our latest AmeriCorps VISTAs. Get to know our cohort as each member will be featured on our blog and in our newsletter! l Outreach VISTA: Rosalie Evans   i Placement Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group l Tell us _
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6 Feb

February CBCC Meeting: Community Growth Fund

On February 6, PCRG held the first quarter Community Banker Collaborative Council (CBCC) meeting of 2017. This meeting was a great opportunity to have Walter Burlack, PCRG’s Community Growth Fund Executive Director, give a presentation to inform our bank partners and community group members about the Community Growth Fund (CGF) _
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6 Feb

Member Highlight: Washington Citywide Development Corp.

1. Organization: City of Washington Citywide Community Development Corporation 2. Founding Date: 2011 3. Executive Director: Christy Bean Rowing; Board President: Marie Montecalvo 4. Current Staff Size and Composition: Staff of 1 with the energy and enthusiasm of 10! 5. Geographic Area Served: The City of Washington, PA 6. Mission Statement: To support and improve the lives of the residents of _
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18 Jan

January Newsletter 2017

Table of Contents Passage of Housing Opportunity Fund Legislation Introducing Our VISTA Program! CARL Monthly Information Sessions PCRG’s Property Aquisition Program Closes on Six Houses PCRG Summit: Call for Proposals Pittsburgh Land Bank Prepares to Release Policies and Procedures January Events and Announcements Passage of Housing Opportunity Fund Legislation Last _
17 Jan

Pittsburgh Land Bank Prepares to Release Policies and Procedures

The policy agenda pursued by PCRG is shaped by the needs of our membership. For 2017, one of the major initiatives of PCRG’s policy department relates to the establishment and implementation of the Pittsburgh Land Bank (PLB).   At the PLB Board of Directors meeting on January 13, 2017, the discussion _