building inclusive wealth
The Urban Redevelopment Authority is here for Pittsburgh.
Successful economic development is not just about building projects, it’s about building people and forming mutually beneficial partnerships to transform the places in which we live for the betterment of all.
Floriated Interpretation is a Community Business in Full Bloom
“They believed in me. Because they believed in me, they invested in me. They believed in me and my dreams. I will never forget that.”
Larimer Resident Improves Home Safety with URA & HOF Assistance
“I was happy with the help I received, and it really was a blessing for me to have my roof fixed, especially after [all the recent rain].
Hilltop Pharmacy Improved its Online Capacity to Host Large COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
“The technical assistance that they received from GOGO may have literally saved lives."
J KoKo Hauling Sustains Business with URA Emergency Loan
“The URA was a ‘business saver’ for me. I needed that ELF cushion to get through that shut down period. I was so relieved when the deposit was made. The support from the URA has been amazing."
Chicken Latino gets back on its feet with help from a URA COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Loan
“It is such an opportunity to have a business and if it wasn’t for the URA I wouldn’t have been able to open the restaurant."
Celestin Uwintonze Improved Credit and Bought a Home with the Help of HOF
“I was very conscious of the long-term costs and knew I didn’t want to buy a house that would create too large of a financial burden for me and my family. I balance my budget every month, I do one project at a time, and am careful and thoughtful with my money. The HOF helped me buy a house we love that was within our means.”
The Centre Avenue Corridor project will lay the foundation for the transformation of 170 vacant or idle properties into multiple commercial, residential and office spaces over the next several years.
The 28-acre Lower Hill redevelopment will have a significant impact on the Hill District and entire Pittsburgh region. Part of this redevelopment involves transitioning land currently used as surface parking into a mix of office, retail, and housing, including the creation of a shared parking district.
4800 Block of Second Avenue
The redevelopment of the 4800 Block parcels along Second Avenue will transform and activate an important neighborhood corridor in Hazelwood.