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12Mar

Lawrence County Housing Summit: Housing Needs, Availability Don’t Match Up

Share List New Castle News Lawrence County’s available houses don’t match the needs of the area’s aging population. Small, single-story, energy-efficient houses are prized by senior citizens, millennials and disabled people. But that is not what is available locally, those attending the second Lawrence County Housing Summit heard. The session was held at the Ben…

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05Mar

Want to Really Impact a Community? Invest in a CDFI

Share List Generocity  Most low-income communities in the U.S. have access to an important resource that few people outside of these communities know: a CDFI, or community development financial institution. CDFIs are private community lenders dedicated to delivering social and economic impact by providing responsible, affordable financing to disinvested people and communities. Why are CDFIs…

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26Feb

New State Funding Will Support 43 Restoration, Façade, and Housing Projects Throughout Pennsylvania

Share List Press Release: Office of Governor Wolf Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding through the Keystone Communities program to support 43 community revitalization projects across the commonwealth. “This administration is committed to making our communities better places to live and do business,” Governor Wolf said. “From restoring community cornerstones to beautifying downtowns…

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11Sep

Pittsburgh Organizations Receive $1.8M in Affordable Housing Program Grant Funding

Share List FHLBank Pittsburgh and its member financial institutions, First Commonwealth Bank and Brentwood Bank, recently presented Hazelwood Initiative, Inc. and Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh with Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant funding totaling $1,834,455. The organizations presented the funding at an event held in Pittsburgh. The AHP grants will assist with home purchases and owner-occupied rehabilitation….

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04Sep

Governor Wolf Increases Access to Affordable Housing in Butler County

Share List Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding to support the construction of a 588-unit mixed-use affordable housing development in Lancaster Township, Butler County. “This is an investment in the people and economy of Butler County that will help to make housing more affordable for hundreds of families,” said Governor Wolf. “By supporting the construction…

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