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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Boroughs Have Another Tool to Fight Blight

Boroughs across Pennsylvania will have another tool to fight blight in their communities with Act 84 of 2016, which was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. It will exempt land banks from the state realty transfer tax.

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Westmoreland County Land Bank Teams up With Keep PA Beautiful to Tackle Blight

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NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: April Kopas
WESTMORELAND COUNTY LAND BANK akopas@co.westmoreland.pa.us
724.830.3050

Westmoreland County Land Bank Teams up With Keep PA Beautiful to Tackle Blight
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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Petrarca measure would help land banks rehabilitate blighted properties

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State Rep. Joseph Petrarca
D-Westmoreland/Armstrong/Indianawww.pahouse.com/petrarca


Petrarca measure would help land banks rehabilitate blighted properties

HARRISBURG, June 27 – State Rep. Joseph ...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Contractors Sought to Renovate Homes for Land Bank

The Westmoreland County Land Bank is looking for local experienced housing contractors to bid on rehabilitation of homes as part of its affordable housing program.

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Mount Pleasant Township Tackles Blight

Township Officials Head to Court to Demolish Unsafe House and Make the Project a Top Priority for the Westmoreland County Land Bank.

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Posted on: September 24, 2015

Manor Borough Joins in the Fight Against Blight

Manor Borough joined the Westmoreland County Land Bank, making it the 15th municipality to participate in the countywide effort to eliminate blight in our communities.

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