housing-assistance

With new fund, Catapult Greater Pittsburgh seeks to help Black first time homebuyers

BY: - August 21, 2021

The program seeks to help Black families cover closing costs and down payments for their new home

‘We can’t move forward if we leave others behind’: State officials urge Pennsylvanians to apply for rental assistance

BY: - May 12, 2021

In a briefing with reporters Tuesday, acting state Human Services Secretary Meg Snead urged Pennsylvanians who are behind on rental payments or having trouble making payments to apply for assistance through the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). 

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans proposes $63 billion plan to bolster housing and stabilize communities

BY: - April 3, 2021

The Philadelphia Democrat's seeks to develop affordable housing, stabilize communities and sustain homeownership.

Philly Urban League throws lifeline to city families facing foreclosure, eviction

BY: - May 20, 2020

The nonprofit has $50,000 to give away to "the most vulnerable," Andrea Custis, president and CEO of the Urban League of Philadelphia, said in a statement.