Trib Live June 26, 2016 by Bob Bauder This will be the biggest investment in Homewood in 70 years” – Pittsburgh City Councilman Ricky Burgess Nearly $50 million in residential development is expected to kick off in coming months in one of Pittsburgh’s poorest neighborhoods, city and neighborhood officials said. The Urban Redevelopment Authority, Housing […]
Pittsburgh City Paper May 17, 2016 At a meeting held by Pittsburgh City Councilor Ricky Burgess last week, the Urban Land Institute presented what they called a teaser for their recommendations regarding future real estate and economic redevelopment in the East End. “All of them revolve around issues of maintaining the character of the community […]
April 27, 2016 The Affordable Housing Task Force co-chaired by City Planning Director Ray Gastil and Councilman Daniel Lavelle has released draft recommendations to support housing opportunities throughout Pittsburgh. The initiatives come after months of work by the Task Force and citywide feedback sessions with residents, and will be considered by City Council and the […]
September 30, 2015 90.5 wesa (http://wesa.fm) by Liz Reid Pittsburgh City Councilman Ricky Burgess on Tuesday introduced four pieces of legislation to support affordable housing in the city. The announcement comes a day after the city of Pittsburgh announced it had reached an agreement for the relocation of Penn Plaza tenants, who faced eviction after […]
September 12, 2015 Homewood’s leaders and members of the community came together to discuss collaborating in creating a comprehensive development process that holistically addresses Homewood’s needs. Watch the video below to hear from the speakers.
The Guardian July 8, 2015 By Nate Berg Slumlords are vanishing, crime is down and affordable housing on the rise: what can East Liberty teach us about the transformative power of regeneration? Dorothea Burke is standing in the street, staring at her house. It’s a warm day in late May and after a hard Pittsburgh […]