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16Oct

Four New Homes Coming to Morrisville Through Habitat Bucks Effort

Share List Local Habitat for Humanity representatives joined with supporters and financial backers to celebrate its impending project to build four new single-family homes in the borough. Morrisville residents living along Woodland Avenue soon will have a brand new set of neighbors. Representatives from Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County shared details of its upcoming project, to…

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$10 Million Plan for Affordable Housing in Pittsburgh Gets URA Approval

Share List Pittsburgh’s Urban Redevelopment Authority on Thursday approved an allocation plan for the city’s $10 million affordable housing trust fund for the remainder of the year. The plan calls for allocating: •$750,000 for homeless rental assistance for short-term rental assistance for people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless, or eviction prevention…

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11Sep

Pittsburgh Housing Fund Board Recommends Program Funding Levels for 2018

Share List A board overseeing Pittsburgh’s $10 million affordable housing fund on Thursday recommended that the money be divided into five programs this year, including homeless rental assistance, subsidies to help with a down payment and closing costs on new home purchases and fixing up vacant structures for resale. The recommendations are subject to approval…

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Sep

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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24Jul

Pa. Attorney General Sues Housing Lender for ‘Deceptive’ Practices

Share List The state attorney general’s office has filed a complaint against a “contract for deed” company in Allegheny County. The suit, filed against Harbour Portfolio on Wednesday in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, accuses the Texas-based company of “unfairly and deceptively” targeting consumers who incorrectly believed they were purchasing a home, charging high interest…

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