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19 Oct

Questions Remain About Funding Source for Housing Opportunity Fund

This past May, Mayor Peduto’s Affordable Housing Task Force published their findings and recommendations for how we can best retain and create housing within reach of low- and middle-income Pittsburghers. Their very first suggestion was the creation of an Affordable Housing Trust Fund, now known as the Housing Opportunity Fund _
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17 Oct

Member Highlight: Wilkinsburg CDC

1. Organization: Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation 2. Founding Date: 2008 3. Executive Director: Tracey Evans Board President: Bernie Wetzel 4. Current Staff Size and Composition: Four full time staff members, one part time staff member 5. Geographic Area Served: The Borough of Wilkinsburg 6. Mission Statement: To promote the revitalization of Wilkinsburg through business & residential development; organizational & _
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17 Oct

October Land Bank Progress Report

The Pittsburgh Land Bank continues to be an important issue for PCRG and its member organizations as it moves ever closer to becoming fully operational. On October 12, 13, and 14, PCRG members participated in discussions concerning their priorities for the Land Bank and expectations for an inclusive community input _
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14 Oct

Coming Soon: Transportation Camp 2016

Many people have been thrown off after hearing that Pittsburgh’s upcoming Transportation Camp is being held in an “unconference” style. Most traditional conferences are composed of breakout sessions, panels, keynote speakers, and planned events throughout the day. So what is an “unconference”? In the “unconference” style, people attending will dictate _
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12 Oct

Businesses Opening in Sharpsburg!

We’re excited to share the news of several new businesses opening in Sharpsburg, including Dancing Gnome Brewery, Art in Motion Dance Studio, The Young in You Salon, and the Body Soul Wellness Center. Next time you venture into the small town along the Allegheny River, be sure to check them _
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11 Oct

PCRG Staff, Members Attend 2016 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference

Every eighteen months, the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference takes place in different American city. On September 28-30, over 1,000 community development professionals gathered in Baltimore to attend this year’s conference. PCRG staff attended RVP 2016 to learn more about vacant properties and network with community development professionals from around the country. Sessions _