Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, City of Pittsburgh, and US Department of Housing and Urban Development Announce Grant Award, Commencement of Bedford Dwellings Redevelopment
PITTSBURGH — The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) and the City of Pittsburgh are proud to announce they will receive a $50-million-dollar Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Grant, provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The historic grant award will be formally recognized during a check presentation ceremony open to the entire Bedford Dwellings community.
The CNI funding award marks a significant step toward the transformation of Bedford Dwellings. The community holds the distinction of being the oldest occupied public housing community in Pennsylvania and in the City of Pittsburgh, comprised of 411 units. The community was one of seven New Deal Era public housing communities built in Pittsburgh between 1939 and 1944.