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. 2019 Annual Action Plan

    2019 Annual Action Plan

    The FY 2019 Annual Action Plan (AAP) will be available for public review on the County's website for 30 days beginning Feb. 1, 2019. Public comment on the proposed 2019 AAP can be directed to the Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development. Read on...

    Notice of Amendment

    Notice is hereby given that the County of Westmoreland is proposing amendments to its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program. Read on...
  3. 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...
  4. 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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