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.


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CDBG Activity
Project Eligibility
Emergency Solutions Grant
HOME Program

  1. Draft Annual Action Plan

    Proposed FY 2018 Annual Action Plan

    To obtain the views of citizens, public agencies, and other interested parties the County has placed its proposed Annual Action Plan on public display for 30 days in the following locations during normal business hours beginning February 1, 2018. Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. 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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