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Pittsburgh Land Bank

03-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News, Newsletter Archives, Policy, Resources, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

The disposition of land in our neighborhoods should be an important issue to every Pittsburgh resident. Land is a finite resource, and the Pittsburgh Land Bank has the potential to unlock currently vacant land and be a tool to revitalize currently abandoned houses. However, it’s important for the public as individuals and as groups to [...]

11-14-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

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, members participated in discussions concerning their priorities for the Land Bank and expectations for an inclusive community input process around the Policies and Procedures. [...]

10-17-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, News, Policy, Programs, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

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 process around the Policies and [...]

11-5-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Advocacy, News

On October 22nd and 23rd, Councilman Ricky Burgess held two Wage Review Committee hearings to address the issue of low and/or stagnating wages at major health institutions in the city of Pittsburgh.  The Wage Review Committee is one component of Councilman Burgess and Councilman Dan Lavelle’s ‘A Liveable City For All’ agenda which aims to improve [...]

07-9-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Advocacy, Members, News, Policy, Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG)

On Monday, July 6th at 1pm in City Council chambers, the six (6) appointed members of the full Pittsburgh Land Bank Board met for the first time. A historic moment for the City, after 15 minutes of public comment and a crowded room, they moved to the business of the meeting: The board elected Councilman [...]

In preparation for the inaugural land bank board meeting on Monday, July 6 (from 1-3PM in City Council Chambers - 414 Grant Street #510, Pittsburgh, PA 15219), we felt it was important to remind everyone of the important work done by PCRG’s members and partners in the creation of a responsible and equitable Land Bank. You [...]

01-1-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Ernie Hogan  |  Published in Members, News, Partners, Policy, Programs

This was a year of success in the community development industry, and our progress is due to your efforts. We thank you—our members, partners, and friends—for your tireless work and commitment to moving our cause forward. I am especially proud to work alongside our growing PCRG family which is now at 52 member organizations. Let [...]