Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 3714
Total Units 11061
3.4.20 Members Making News
From the MTW Collaborative: Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh Innovates to Bridge the Digital & Health Literacy Divide
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), a Moving to Work (MTW) agency, has been working in partnership with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) to improve digital and health literacy within their...
2.6.20 Members Making News
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Pittsburgh Housing Authority is aiming to rehab 86 public housing units in the Manchester neighborhood in Pittsburgh's North Side. Housing officials say they will seek federal approval next month for the improvements, which aim to repair and replace...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
11.14.19 Members Making News
Nonprofit Celebrates 21 Years of Outreach & Scholarship Program for Public Housing Youth (Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh)
From the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh's website: Clean Slate E3, the nonprofit affiliate of The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), will celebrate 21 years of Clean Slate programming – and 10 years of the Clean Slate E3 Scholarship Program – during a benefit dinner...
9.12.19 Members Making News
Lyft providing low-cost transportation for grocery shopping (Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh)
From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Residents of Pittsburgh’s Bedford Dwellings are getting a lift from Lyft. The ride-share service on Thursday announced it would transport residents of Bedford and those at Prospect Terrace in East Pittsburgh, both public housing communities, to and from...
7.11.19 Members Making News
On June 28 and 29, youth from the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet up with District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) youth for an educational field trip about Negro League Baseball and African American history and culture. This exchange...
6.28.19 Members Making News
Part of old Allegheny Dwellings reopens as mixed-income housing in the North Side (Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh)
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Ask resident Carolyn Brown about her new apartment at Sandstone Quarry, and she can barely contain her excitement. “I'm in heaven,” said Ms. Brown, 72, of her apartment at the newly opened mixed-income development in the Fineview neighborhood of Pittsburgh's...
3.29.19 Members Making News
Pittsburgh’s housing authority helps families buy homes. Its homeownership program, explained (Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh)
From PublicSource: In Pittsburgh, finding affordable housing can be difficult, whether you seek a room to rent or a place of your own. Owning your property can have substantial financial benefits — such as gaining equity through mortgage principal payments and tax deductions on interest payments....
3.8.19 Members Making News
Programs at Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh get federal funding (Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh)
From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh’s Family Self Sufficiency Program was one of several funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which awarded Pittsburgh $350,339 this year. It’s a renewal grant, but there are no guarantees...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
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