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2013 New Tools in the Fight Against Blight Training Series
A partnership of Local Government Academy, Sustainable Pittsburgh, the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania & the Association of Municipal & School Solicitors Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association.

Options in Dealing with Dilapidated or Abandoned Properties
October 15, 2013 | 9 AM – 4 PM | Carnegie Library of Homestead
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Reliable and Fair: Relationships Between Rental Property Owners and Municipalities
November 13, 2013 | 9 AM – Noon | Millvale Community Center
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What Experience has Taught Us: How to put Together a Suite of Ordinances to Protect Neighborhood Quality
December 10, 2013 | 9 AM – Noon | Green Tree Municipal Building
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2013 New Tools in the Fight Against Blight Training Series
A partnership of Local Government Academy, Sustainable Pittsburgh, the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania & the Mon Valley Progress Council

Understanding the Tools in the Fight Against Blight: Property Inventory, Property Maintenance Codes, Rental Property Registration & Municipal Prosecution
May 10, 2013  |  11 AM – 2 PM  |  Fallowfield Township YMCA
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Municipal Tools for Getting the Hard to Collect Money
June 14, 2013  |  11 AM – 2 PM  |  Fallowfield Township YMCA
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The Magisterial Court System: The Role of the Judiciary in Assuring Community Vitality
July 12, 2013  |  11 AM – 2 PM  |  Fallowfield Township YMCA
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2012 New Tools in the Fight Against Blight Training Series
A partnership of Local Government Academy, Sustainable Pittsburgh, the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania & the Association of Municipal & School Solicitors Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association.

Understanding the Tools in the Fight Against Blight: Property Inventory, Property Maintenance Codes, Rental Property Registration & Municipal Prosecution
April 4, 2012  |  Millvale Community Center
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Municipal Tools for Getting the Hard to Collect Money
April 27, 2012  |  9 AM – Noon  |  Penn Hills William Anderson Library
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The Magisterial Court System: The Role of the Judiciary in Assuring Community Vitality
May 11, 2012  |  9 AM – Noon  |  Crafton Volunteer Fire Department
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New Tools in the Blight Fight Kick Off Event – March 8, 2012
Program Materials:

Zero Tolerance for Blight: The Landlord Hall of Shame and Other Inexpensive, Powerful Strategies from Allentown
Mayor Ed Pawlowski

 

 

It Starts with Windows and Doors:  Data, Focus and Progressive Discipline in Philadelphia
Maura Kennedy, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Department of Licenses and Inspections, City of Philadelphia

 

 

Shoestring Strategies that Spur Economic Growth from Reading,  an Act 47 City Reinventing the Rules
Linda A. Kelleher CMC, City Clerk, City of Reading

 

 

Blight and Crime: Yes There Is a Connection. Yes, We Can Do Something about It.
Allegheny County Assistant District Attorney Kevin McCarthy

 

Pennsylvania Housing Alliance Quick Guide
Blight Affects Communities Across SWPA