7 Jul

Vacant Property Working Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary

You read that right. 20 years ago this month, PCRG and its members began this journey toward a land bank and other tools to recycle Pittsburgh’s blighted, vacant, and abandoned properties. It’s actually why our Vacant Property Working Group – VPWG – was created. Since then, VPWG has successfully advocated _
  • Bloomfield Survey Graphic
  • Bloomfield Survey Graphic
1 Jul

Bloomfield Uses New Mobile App to Track Property Conditions

  Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG), in partnership with Bloomfield Development Corporation (BDC), has expanded its Reimagining Communities Initiative (RCI) into Bloomfield.  A comprehensive inventory of residential properties throughout the neighborhood began in early May. Property conditions of every residential property are being rated, giving BDC a baseline to measure _
  • Nanci Goldberg Sharpsburg Housing Fair 6.5.16-1147
  • Nanci Goldberg Sharpsburg Housing Fair 6.5.16-1155
  • Nanci Goldberg Sharpsburg Housing Fair 6.5.16-1151
  • Nanci Goldberg Sharpsburg Housing Fair 6.5.16-1147
27 Jun

Successful Homeownership Fair in Sharpsburg

On a Sunday afternoon in early June, Linden Gym was full of positive energy and excitement and this time it wasn’t because the Sharpsburg Wolves just hit the winning shot. On this particular weekend, Linden Gym was home to Sharpsburg’s 1st Annual Homeownership Resource Fair. Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization (SNO), in partnership _
  • June Banner
20 Jun

June 2016 Newsletter

Table of Contents Community Leader Spotlight: Kim Allen PCRG Celebrates Successes, Announces New Board New Report Published on Best Practices Community Organizations Celebrate Huntington Bancshares’ Community Development Plan Now Accepting Applications: PCRG to Hire Five AmeriCorps VISTAs New Neighborhood Organization Hires Executive Director June Events and Announcements Community Leader Spotlight: _
  • Brittany Reno Headshot June 2016
16 Jun

Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization Hires First Executive Director

PCRG is excited to announce the hiring of Brittany Reno as the inaugural Executive Director for Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization (SNO). Reno, a Sharpsburg resident, holds a BA from the University of Pittsburgh with specializations in marketing, communications, corporate and community relations, and development. She joins SNO after having spent several years _
  • VISTA Logo
  • VISTA Logo
15 Jun

Community Development Positions Available!

Applications are still being accepted for four AmeriCorps VISTA Member positions and one VISTA Leader position to serve under PCRG’s Reimagining Communities Initiative and at Economic Development South. These positions are a great opportunity for individuals seeking to gain valuable full-time professional experience in community development while positively impacting neighborhoods through a year _