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Dec

Program helps fund rent and utility assistance

Share List By: Staff Reports, Lewistown Sentinel Published: Dec 7, 2017 LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin Juniata Human Services Department has quickly put to use a new source of state funding to provide enhanced case management services for those receiving housing assistance. The money comes from the first ever statewide grants issued by Pennsylvania’s recently expanded…

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Nov

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County ‘effectively’ end veterans homelessness

Share List By: Kate Giammarise, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Published: November 22, 2017 By helping to house more than 500 homeless veterans since 2014, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County have “effectively” ended veteran homelessness, officials declared Tuesday. The designation, announced by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional…

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Nov

128 hours per week: That’s how much a minimum-wage earner must work to afford a two-bedroom Philly apartment 

Share List By Beth McConnell & Rasheedah Phillips, Philadelphia Inquirer Published: November 18, 2017 How many times in recent years has a national magazine or website touted Philly as a great place to live? After years of decline, new housing developments and apartments are rising in places that not long ago contained dilapidated structures or…

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13Nov

Gearing up for #Giving Tuesday

Share List   This year, the Housing Alliance of PA is asking you to consider us on #GivingTuesday, a day which inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world. The donations raised from this…

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06Nov

PHARE in 2017: What will it do?

Share List Posted: November 7, 2017 On November 4 we celebrate the anniversary of Act 58 which dedicated a portion of the Realty Transfer Tax (RTT) as a consistent revenue source for PHARE – the state housing trust fund. This #GivingTuesday (November 28), you can help us raise dollars for advocacy campaigns to support our efforts in…

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Nov

Webinar Recording: Fair Housing Trends

Share List Webinar presented on: Friday, November 3, 2017 The Housing Equality Center discusses recent HUD Fair Housing rules and guidance and how they affect housing providers, social service agencies, and local governments in PA. Topics include Zoning and Land Use, Criminal Records, Harassment, Nuisance Ordinances, Limited English Proficiency, and Gender Identity. Presenter: Rachel Wentworth,…

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