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11Dec

Homes Within Reach Workshop Powerpoints

Share List Published: December 11, 2017 Thanks to all who attended our 13th annual Homes Within Reach Conference! We had over 830 attendees and over 165 sponsors, which makes it the most successful conference yet. This year’s theme was “Shining Our Light on Housing Solutions”, where we envisioned a future together, working in partnership for…

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15Nov

Land Bank Public Hearing Held November 14 at PA’s Capitol

Share List November 15, 2017 The House Urban Affairs Committee held a land bank hearing November 14 to discuss the progress of land banks in Pennsylvania. The five year anniversary of Act 153, which made it possible for land banks to be created in Pennsylvania, was October 24, 2017. The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, along…

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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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31Oct

Now Seeking Sponsors for Homes Within Reach

Share List By: Stu Poppel Updated: November 6, 2017 Please consider joining us as a Sponsor for the 13th Annual Homes Within Reach Conference, December 4-6, 2017 at the Harrisburg Hilton. Our Homes Within Reach Conference provides outstanding opportunities for professional and organizational growth and development through cutting edge educational presentations and networking.  It’s easy to sign-up. Here are three…

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24Oct

Celebrating the Anniversary of Land Bank Legislation in PA

Share List By: Phyllis Chamberlain Published: October 24, 2017 Today we celebrate the five year anniversary of Act 153—the monumental bill which allowed for the creation of land banks in the Commonwealth. Also known as the Land Bank Act, this bill gives local governments a flexible tool to help them return vacant, abandoned and tax-delinquent properties to productive use.   A land bank…

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03Aug

ADVOCACY WORKS! – Senate HUD Bill Provides Better or Level Funding for Critical Housing Programs

Share List   By: Phyllis Chamberlain, Executive Director of the Housing Alliance of PA Published: August 3, 2017   Pennsylvania receives $1.2 Billion* annually in federal funding, which allows you to do the good work that you do every day to provide new affordable housing opportunities to people in need.  The Housing Alliance has been…

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20Jun

Eastern PA COC Request for Proposals: Call Operator for Coordinated Entry System

Share List RFP Date of Issue: June 20, 2017 RFP Due Date: July 20, 2017 OVERVIEW The US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to…

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15Feb

Report Release: Creating Win-Win Partnerships with Landlords

Share List On February 2, 2017,  the Southwest PA Housing Alliance released a report on unlocking affordable housing opportunities titled, “How to Create Win-Win Partnerships with Landlords: A Set of Recommendations for Allegheny County.” The report and discussion focused on  recommended strategies to further engage landlords and unlock affordable housing opportunities for low income households. With these…

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