Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 3714
Total Units 11061
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...
1.10.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
On December 21, 2018 HUD announced nearly $29 million in grant awards under its Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency - Service Coordinators (ROSS-SC) Program. Eleven CLPHA members received ROSS-SC awards, totaling over $4.7 million. The ROSS-SC Program provides funding for...
1.10.19 Members Making News
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) helped 21 low-income families purchase homes in 2018 through HACP’s Homeownership Program. The number of families assisted increased from 16 in 2017.
11.29.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants, Announcements
Congratulations to CLPHA PHAs Receiving FUP Vouchers; Free CLPHA & CSH Webinar to Prepare PHAs for Implementation
On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care...
11.9.18 News, In The News
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP)will redevelop the vacant Larimer School, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, into 35 affordable housing units. This project is part of HACP’s larger Larimer/East Liberty Choice Neighborhoods redevelopment...
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