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No matter what your business needs, we are here to help.

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) and its partner, Invest PGH, provide low-interest financing and growth opportunities for entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized businesses located within the City of Pittsburgh. We also connect businesses to technical assistance partners to help your business start, improve, and grow.


Fast Facts

Potential Financing Amount

The URA offers loans ranging from $5,000 to $500,000, with fixed rates below market rate.


Loan terms can be 5 - 20 years, depending on the use of the funds. An interest only period may also be available.


Loan funds can be used for leasehold improvements, working capital, furniture, fixtures and equipment, property acquisition, inventory and more.

MWBE Assistance

The URA’s MWBE Office assists minority- and women-owned businesses with building capacity and connection to resources.


Special Financing

We offer specialized programs for childcare businesses and contractors, plus businesses located in Avenues of Hope neighborhoods.

Small Contractor Line of Credit Program

The Small Contractor Line of Credit Program is intended to support operating construction companies taking on city-based projects that require access to working capital. Applicants may receive financing of up to 90% of submitted and approved invoices of $25,000 - $100,000 on an annual basis.

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Programs through Invest PGH

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