Community Development Division

Westmoreland County Community Development
Community Development & Housing


The Community Development Division of the Department of Planning and Development strives to assist local elected officials, citizens, non-profit groups and developers in the planning and implementation of housing and community development projects. Utilizing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funds as well as other state and federal resources, the Division is charged with administering these grants to provide decent, safe and affordable housing, a suitable living environment and expanded economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate income in Westmoreland County.


Useful Links

CDBG Activity
Project Eligibility
Emergency Solutions Grant
HOME Program

  1. 2017 Annual Plan

    2017 Annual Action Plan

    The purpose of Westmoreland County’s Annual Action Plan (AP) is to guide funding decisions in the next year regarding specific federal funds received for housing and community development activities. Read more...
  2. 2016 CAPER

    2016 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

    The report outlines Community Development Block Grant-funded activities. Read more...
  3. Jeannette Homebuyer Fair

    Jeannette Homebuyer Fair

    Jeannette's South Sixth Street Hosts Homebuyer Fair Sept 17. Q & A Homebuyer Panel, tours of 5 homes, personal consultation with pre-purchase counselors and loan officers and free refreshments will highlight day. Read on...
  4. Frick park Welcome Sign

    Mt. Pleasant receives more than $45K to upgrade Frick Park

    Project to be financed in part through the Community Development Block Grant funding provided by Westmoreland County's board of commissioners through an entitlement grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read on...
  5. Homes

    Westmoreland County announces homeownership program

    Greensburg, Pa., The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners and the Westmoreland County Land Bank announced the creation of a new program and partnership for homeownership today. The goal is to assist five households in the first year Read on...
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