Homeownership Seminar and Gladstone Waitlist Opening

There is a Homeownership Seminar happening this Wednesday, Jan 31 at the Spartan Center, 134 E. Elizabeth Street. Dinner, browsing presenter tables and materials, speaking with partner representatives. at 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. At 6:15 p.m., an affordable homeownership fair and training session Presentations on how you can become a homeowner! Homeownership-Seminar-Jan-31-2024.pdf Gladstone Residences Waitlist Some of the … [Read more…]

Eviction Prevention Post-Pandemic

The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is working to bring together local service providers, the legal community, and court systems to establish court-connected eviction prevention programs at the local level. This toolkit is intended to support the important work of local champions seeking to create formal partnerships between Magisterial District Courts and social service providers with … [Read more…]

5200 Gertrude Street Celebrates Open House

The residential unit was purchased by POORLAW and Praise Deliverance Church as part of the establishment of the Equity One Stop Shop Resource Center and the conversion of the former Good Shepherd Church to Praise Deliverance Church. This renovation of this former pastoral house for Good Shepherd Church will be an affordable rental for a larger family. View on … [Read more…]

Impact of Evictions on School Stability Fact Sheet Available

The Housing Alliance is releasing a new fact sheet on the impact of evictions on school stability. Evictions have an outsized impact on children, particularly on their health, education and mental health. It disrupts many aspects of life and separates families, leaving kids worrying about where they’re going to sleep, if they’ll have enough to … [Read more…]

Homes Within Reach Conference

December 6-8 in Hershey, PA Join the PA Housing Alliance as they continue to focus on programs and policies that address systemic disparities and promote the inclusion and growth of people of all backgrounds at our 19th annual Homes Within Reach Conference: Unlocking Solutions, Changing the Landscape. The Homes Within Reach Conference provides an opportunity … [Read more…]

Housing Availability/Affordability RFP

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) is issuing a Request for Proposals soliciting applications from organizations for projects to improve the availability and affordability of housing across the commonwealth. Funding for this RFP is being provided through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund. The total PHARE funding available this year exceeds $65 … [Read more…]

Equity One-Stop Shop Approaching Funding Goal

POORLAW and Praise Temple Deliverance Church are pleased to announce that we are close to reaching our $1.7 million goal for the establishment of the Equity One Stop Shop Resource Center (EOSSRC) to be established in the former Good Shepherd Church located at 124 Johnston Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15207. We have recently been awarded a $137,000 grant from Avenues of … [Read more…]

Landlords can get graded by renters on a new website

A new website allows Allegheny County renters to put local landlords and property managers on blast for slum housing conditions and unfair evictions. The “Good Landlords Review” is a rating and review platform in which former and current renters recommend good landlords to other prospective renters as well as offer words of warning about bad … [Read more…]