Redevelopment Authority

Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

Redevelopment & Downtown Revitalization


The focus of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW) is on reenergizing the county’s core communities and enticing new business, residential, and recreational opportunities. By working closely with community leaders and volunteers, the RACW assists in community revitalization efforts and implements a multitude of programs that are designed and intended to remove blight and improve conditions for low-to-moderate income residents throughout Westmoreland County. Also, the RACW partners with local government and non-profit entities to implement impact projects in the county.

Demolition Programs:

DEMOFund Administered by Westmoreland County's Planning and Development and delivered through the Redevelopment Authority. Funded by Act 152, this program was created to help municipalities alleviate costs associated with blight demolition. Applicants must be the municipality where property resides. No match is required. For DEMOFund program guidelines click here

Countywide Demolition - Reenergizing county neighborhoods through blight elimination utilizing federal HUD CDBG funding. This program is designed to address structures key to a community's revitalization plan. Any municipality, or private owner can apply, except for opt-out communities. Private match is required in the range of $500 - $1,000. 

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Redevelopment Authority to provide ramps and stair lifts to physically disabled. 
Applications can be found here.
  1. Westmoreland County Land Bank Receives $300k Towards Blight Remediation

    WCLB extends our gratitude to the county’s state legislative delegation for their help in securing $300k for blight remediation projects. Scattered across the county, the Blight Remediation Program funds will help demolish or stabilize seven buildings.
  2. C-PACE Infographic Updated

    Commissioners Approve C-PACE Program

    County Commissioners today approved a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program that will make it easier to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for certain property types for efficient equipment, renewable energy and water-conservation projects. Additional Info...
  3. C-PACE Infographic Updated

    Commissioners Approve C-PACE Program

    County Commissioners today approved a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program that will make it easier to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for certain property types for efficient equipment, renewable energy and water-conservation projects. Additional Info...
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