Pittsburgh, Pa. – December 22, 2022 – Today, Senator Wayne Fontana (D-42 Allegheny) announced $480,125 in Keystone Communities Program (KCP) grants for three projects in Allegheny County.
“I’m thrilled to see these important local projects receive funding from the state,” said Senator Fontana. “These grants will improve housing options and provide support for the elderly and disabled. I’m proud to see Pennsylvania make investments in lifting up these communities in Allegheny County.”
Grant recipients include:
Perry Hilltop Citizens Council – $132,900
Project details: The grant will be used for the renovation of a three-story mixed-use structure at 2115 Perrysville Avenue in Pittsburgh
Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh – $197,225
Project details: The grant will be used for the Aging in Place Home Modification Program
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh – $150,000
Project details: The grant will be used for the Homeowner Accessibility Program of Independence (HAPI) which provides grants for accessibility modifications to low-income city homeowners with permanent disabilities and landlords who do not reside on the property but have tenants with permanent disabilities
The KCP is designed to encourage the creation of partnerships between the public and private sectors that jointly support local initiatives such as the growth and stability of neighborhoods and communities; social and economic diversity; and a strong and secure quality of life. A full list of grant recipients can be found online.