06-15-2017 The Whitehall holds grand opening
A new affordable housing center looking to help at-risk veterans opened its  doors to the public.  About 150 people were in attendance Wednesday as Mission First Housing  Group held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Whitehall,  the first housing project for veterans in Chester County....  - Pottstown Mercury

06-11-2017 Developer breaks ground on affordable senior housing project
Four years after developer Mark Paradise proposed building an affordable  senior housing complex, backhoes and bulldozers cleared away brush and  trees from the 200 Academy St. property Friday to make way for the $11.3  million project.  Construction on the two-building, 48-unit complex is poised to begin Monday...  - Scranton Times

06-06-2017 Downtown getting some new neighbors
The distressed houses and businesses that lined half a block at Fifth and  Turner Streets in Allentown disappeared under the wrecking ball more than a  year ago.  What rose in their place is a building as bright and sharp-looking as any  of the properties that have transformed the city's downtown in recent...  - Allentown Morning Call

06-06-2017 Downtown getting some new neighbors
The distressed houses and businesses that lined half a block at Fifth and  Turner Streets in Allentown disappeared under the wrecking ball more than a  year ago.  What rose in their place is a building as bright and sharp-looking as any  of the properties that have transformed the city's downtown in recent...  - Allentown Morning Call

05-14-2017 Allegheny County fund would encourage more landlords to rent to subsidized tenants
A special fund aims to encourage more local landlords to participate in the  Housing Choice Voucher Program, commonly referred to as Section 8.  Allegheny County will start a fund to incentivize more landlords to  participate in the program. Using a $50,000 grant from the Pennsylvania...  - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

04-27-2017 Grant to help repair blighted Westmoreland homes, aid the disabled
As many as 35 disabled and low-income homeowners in Westmoreland County  could receive financial assistance under a new state grant secured this  week to rehabilitate blighted residences.  The $175,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency will be...  - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

04-20-2017 Venango gets $60,000 grant for housing rehab work
A $60,000 state grant has been awarded to Venango County for its efforts in  housing rehabilitation and blight removal, state Sen. Scott Hutchinson  said.  The Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement  (PHARE) program provided the grant that helps support affordable housing...  - Oil City Derrick

04-20-2017 Phoenixville’s Liberty Housing preservation gets state funding
Three Chester County organizations were awarded $900,000 in state funding  to improve and expand affordable housing options for those in need, state  Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19th Dist., announced Monday. Among the three  projects includes $500,000 for the Liberty Housing preservation project in...  - West Chester Daily Local News

04-19-2017 Housing projects receive $95K in state funding
A Clinton County program to benefit families in need is among five  housing-related projects in the 25th Senatorial District that will receive  a total of $345,000 to improve availability and affordability of housing,  according to state Sen. Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson....  - Lock Haven Express

04-17-2017 Wolf urges use of online registration as primary deadline nears
WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés  remind Pennsylvanians that Monday is the deadline to register to vote in  the May primary election.  Citizens are reminded of the availability of Online Voter Registration as a  convenient option to register....  - Wilkes-Barre Times Leader


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