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11-21-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

PCRG is excited to announce the hiring of a new team member in November. Caley Yakemowicz is our newest AmeriCorps VISTA Leader and will be overseeing and working with the other PCRG AmeriCorps VISTAs that are located around Pittsburgh at: Work Hard Pittsburgh, Economic Development South, Millvale Community Library, New Sun Rising, and here at Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment [...]

11-1-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Alyssa Lyon  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative

We did it!  On November 8, 2016, Gladstone Community Partnership, LLC, a subsidiary of Hazelwood Initiative, Inc., purchased the Gladstone Middle School after more than a year of engagement, advocacy, and planning around this large and transformative site on Hazelwood Avenue. For 15 years, Gladstone School in Hazelwood sat silent on the bluff overlooking a [...]

10-14-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, News

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 what topics are discussed and [...]

04-14-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in News, Partners, Policy

Today, Pittsburgh is more than on the mend. It is on a trajectory that most of us have not seen in our lifetimes. However, without groups like the Community Technical Assistance Center, that may never have come to pass. CTAC was established, like PCRG, at a time of roiling strife throughout many of Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods. [...]

03-10-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Banking, Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan, News, Resources

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Pittsburgh Board of Directors voted on Thursday, March 10, 2016 to expand the Community Acquisition and Rehabilitation Loan (CARL) to an additional 32 census tracts, which means CARL will be available in 48 City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) offers the CARL Program as a part of [...]

02-5-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Banking, News, Policy, Research

This year, the City of Pittsburgh contracted with PCRG to help streamline the implementation of the City’s Responsible Banking Ordinance (RBO), passed in 2012. The Responsible Banking Ordinance brings the lessons of the federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to the local level. When Congress passed the CRA in the 1970s to combat redlining, its premise [...]

02-2-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents RCI Community Leader Spotlight: Jamie Cozza, Sharpsburg  Making Our Trips Count: Transit Survey Results Released 6,000+ Reasons Why the Smithfield Superstop Matters Important Dates for the 2016 Community Development Summit Don’t Forget – Submit Your Session for the 2016 Summit! PCRG Partners With City on Responsible Banking Ordinance Implementation February Events and [...]

01-12-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives

Table of Contents The Power of Place: Sixth Annual Community Development Summit Bank Mergers & Acquisitions Offer Opportunities for Community Input PCRG Welcomes Two New Staff Members Frequently Asked Questions About the CARL Program Tackling Blight Together Gladstone Middle School Ready for Redevelopment January Events and Announcements The POWER of Place: Sixth Annual Community Development [...]

01-6-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

The Blight Bootcamp Website is now live! In early November, over 150 individuals came together for a full day of learning and networking on ideas, challenges, and resources that exist in the space in the fight against blight – for Pittsburgh’s first Blight Bootcamp. While blight is a common obstacle in the path to revitalizing all [...]

11-2-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Reimagining Communities Initiative, Resources

A code enforcement sweep in Beltzhoover is being mobilized by the Beltzhoover Community Forum on November 12, 2015. Using the data collected from the Parcel Inventory process conducted by the Reimagining Communities Initiative, the area of enforcement will be Cedarhurst Street to Sylvania Avenue, and Estella Avenue to Beltzhoover Avenue. The goal of the code enforcement [...]