12-02-2016 Latest affordable housing initiative unveiled in Wilkinsburg
The Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation this week unveiled the new  Falconhurst Development, an $11.5 million initiative on multiple sites that  capped the third phase of its revitalization of Wilkinsburg’s historic  Hamnett Place neighborhood.  The foundation, through its real estate development subsidiary, restored...  - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

11-21-2016 Expand tax credit that works
By Brian A. Hudson  In 2017, President-elect Donald J. Trump and the new Congress most likely  will attempt a major overhaul of the federal tax code.  A similar overhaul of the code by President Ronald Reagan and Congress in  1986 created a tax incentive that is one of the most effective federal...  - Scranton Times

11-21-2016 Monday Update: Housing for seniors progresses in Moscow
Construction on a proposed 48-unit senior housing complex in Moscow could  start next year.  Developer Mark Paradise described a possible late spring to early summer  start on the $9 million complex if getting all necessary approvals —  including from the planning commission and the state Department of...  - Scranton Times

11-17-2016 McKean County Commissioners OK securing tax note
SMETHPORT — The McKean County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday  to begin the necessary procedures to secure a Tax Anticipation Note for the  2017 fiscal year.  Since the county experiences a negative cash flow during January and  February every year because revenue from the upcoming year's real property...  - Bradford Era

11-16-2016 Time to support a housing program that works (column)
In 2017, President-Elect Trump and the new Congress will most likely  attempt a major overhaul of the federal tax code. A similar overhaul of the  code by President Reagan and Congress in 1986 created a tax incentive that  is viewed as one of the most effective federal housing programs ever. Known...  - York Daily

11-03-2016 Centre County Continues Efforts for Flood Victims
BELLEFONTE — Centre County and dozens of community organizations are  continuing to put effort toward disaster relief in the wake of the  devastating flooding in the Milesburg and Bald Eagle Valley areas recently.  Faith Ryan, director of adult services in Centre County, visited the Centre...  - State College News

10-18-2016 County gets shale grant for housing rehab, blight
The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) recently awarded $75,000 in  grants for housing improvement efforts in Beaver and Lawrence counties.  According to a news release from Sen. Elder Vogel, a $50,000 grant was awarded to the Lawrence County’s housing rehabilitation and blight...  - New Castle News

10-14-2016 Yaw district awarded over $2 million in PHARE funding
Funding made possible through natural gas 'Act 13' impact fees.  HARRISBURG — State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) on Thursday commended the  Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Board of Directors for approving  the release of $2.13 million in Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and...  - Towanda Daily Review


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