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Pittsburgh Celebrates New Beginning for Hill District Public Housing

Kevin Cameron (left), 47, of Ohio Township, of Cameron Professional Management, talks to Howard Slaughter, Jr. of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency at the groundbreaking of the redevelopment of the Depression Era Addison Terrace housing projection in the Hill District…

Work Begins on $160 Million Reconstruction of Hill District’s Addison Terrace Community

Gusts blew the dust around a Hill District plateau where once stood the oldest public housing in Pittsburgh, and where officials attending the project’s groundbreaking on Monday plan to spend $160 million to replace isolated poverty with a mixed-income community.…

Garfield Project a Landmark in City Hiring Practices

Garfield Commons is the latest transformation of outmoded public housing into privately managed, mixed-income units, but it is not just another upgrade. It represents possibly the most ambitious adherence to minority and low-income hiring standards in the city’s history. More…

Nearly $160 Million Investment Breathes New Life Into a Katrina-ravaged Neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS – May 7, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — In the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the B.W. Cooper Public Housing Development in New Orleans became uninhabitable. On that very site today, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun…

Pittsburgh to Begin Addison Terrace Demolition

Despite likely federal budget cuts, the Pittsburgh Housing Authority board voted today to begin the demolition and reconstruction of the Addison Terrace apartment complex. The board approved a $158 million budget for the authority’s operations and capital improvements. It assumes…