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16Aug

Lancaster Officials Discuss Methods to Alleviate Blight with State Lawmakers

Share List By: Sam Janesh, Lancaster Online Published: August 15th, 2017 Lancaster County officials said Monday they are taking steps to reinvigorate blighted and abandoned properties even as they continue to face challenges with the speed and funding of those efforts. In a public meeting organized by state senators, they discussed what’s been working well…

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Aug

Smoking Ban in Public Housing is the Right Thing To Do

Share List By: The LNP Editorial Board Published: August 14th, 2017 Beginning Oct. 1, all 564 Lancaster City Housing Authority units will be smoke-free. As LNP reported last week, the housing authority is posting notices of its smoke-free policy but says residents are responsible for ensuring that guests follow it. The four-step violation process starts…

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Aug

State Government Committee Will Hold Meeting in Lancaster City to Talk Blight

Share List By: Sam Janesch, Lancaster Online Published: August 12th, 2017 State Sen. Scott Martin will host a public meeting with his state legislative colleagues next week in Lancaster to discuss blight and abandonment. The issue of abandoned and deteriorating buildings is not only a problem in cities, “but one that affects the boroughs and…

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Webinar Recording: June Legislative Briefing

Share List Learn about payday lending, landlord-tenant bills affecting victims of domestic violence and people with disabilities, the state budget, and HOME Matters Day. Click here for the Recording. Source Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Teaser/Summary Learn about state, federal and local issues.

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Report: Supportive Housing Helps Vulnerable People Live and Thrive in the Community

Share List This report, published by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, outlines what supportive housing, as well as the benefits that supportive housing provides. Source Center for Budget and Policy Priorities Files Supportive housing helps vulnerable people live and thrive in the community.pdf Teaser/Summary Supportive housing, a highly effective strategy that combines affordable…

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07Jun

Report: Uncovering Coverage Gaps: A Review of Addiction Benefits in ACA Plans

Share List By: The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse NEW YORK, N.Y., June 7, 2016 – The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse is pleased to share our latest report, Uncovering Coverage Gaps: A Review of Addiction Benefits in ACA Plans, which reveals that across the U.S., insurance plans are not covering the necessary…

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06Jun

Materials from Pittsburgh Housing Trust Fund Event

Share List Event held: May 24, 2016 We believe, as Pittsburgh grows and prospers, we must create vibrant and inclusive communities that welcome people from all walks of life and levels of income. We believe a balanced housing market with a combination of low-priced and market rental and home ownership as well as supported housing,…

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