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June 22, 2020 - PDP: Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Relaunches Gift Card Give Back Initiative to Support Small Business

May 26, 2020 - URA: URA and Honeycomb Credit Partner to Create Pittsburgh Loyalty Bonds Program

May 14, 2020 - URA: City Launches Online Housing Assistance Resource Portal (HARP) for Housing Needs


May 12, 2020 - URA:
The URA Announces Virtual May 2020 Regular Board Meeting

May 11, 2020 - NAIOP Pittsburgh: NAIOP Pittsburgh and URA Release Guide for Commercial Property Owners and Tenants to Avoid Legal Disputes

April 28, 2020 - City of Pittsburgh: Mayor William Peduto Announces COVID-19 Funding for Residents and Small Businesses

April 20, 2020 - URA: URA’s Housing Stabilization Program is Available to Assist with Financial Hardships

April 16, 2020 - City of Pittsbugh: Mayor William Peduto Addresses Pittsburgh on COVID-19 Pandemic

April 16, 2020 - URA: URA April Board Meeting Recap: COVID-19 Funding Update

April 14, 2020 - URA: The URA Announces Virtual April 2020 Regular Board Meeting

April 7, 2020 - URA: Citizens Bank Donates $200,000 to URA’s Small Business Emergency Loan Fund


April 6, 2020 - Citizens:
Citizens to Fund Nearly $1.5 Million for Pennsylvania Community and Small Business Support. 

April 2, 2020 - URAURA, Circles Greater Pittsburgh and Paramount Pursuits Partner to Create Gallery on Penn – Gone Virtual


April 2, 2020 - URA: URA Announces Neighborhood Initiatives Fund Program Round 2; Application Process Now Open

April 1, 2020 - City of Pittsburgh: City Revamps COVID-19 Website


March 30, 2020 - City of Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center is Open for Free One-on-One Financial Counseling by Phone or Video


March 30, 2020 - URA: 
Coronavirus Threatens Small Businesses – Here’s What the URA Is Doing About it and How You Can Help


March 28, 2020 - URA:
URA Announces Waiving All Fees for Administration of the COVID-19 Working Capital Assistance Program


March 20, 2020 - U.S. Department of Labor:
U.S. Department of the Treasury, IRS and the U.S. Department of Labor Announce Plan to Implement Coronavirus-related Paid Leave for Workers and Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses to Swiftly Recover the Cost of Providing Coronavirus-Related Leave


March 19, 2020 - City of Pittsburgh: 
URA Partners with City and Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh to Provide Short Term Rent/Mortgage/Utility Financial Assistance to City Residents

March 18, 2020 - URA: URA Announces Additional Steps to Help Mitigate Potential Ramifications of COVID-19 to Small Business Community

March 18, 2020 - Governor Tom Wolf: Governor Wolf Requests Disaster Declaration for Small Businesses and Non-Profits to Obtain Loans

March 18, 2020 - City of Pittsburgh: City of Pittsburgh Moves to Level 2 Emergency Operations in Response to COVID-19

March 17, 2020 - URA: The URA Announces Virtual March 2020 Annual/Regular Board Meeting

March 16, 2020 - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Wolf Administration Updates Businesses on Guidance for COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

March 16, 2020 - URA: A Message from Greg Flisram, Executive Director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority Of Pittsburgh, on COVID-19 Impact

March 16, 2020 - City of Pittsburgh: City of Pittsburgh Announces Operational Changes Due to COVID-19

March 13, 2020 - URA: URA Offering Resources to Help Small Businesses Potentially Impacted by Coronavirus

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