Redevelopment Authority

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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.
  • Demolition Applications can be found 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. Click here for a Demolition Application.


The Redevelopment Authority provides ramps and stair lifts, at no cost, to physically disabled residents of Westmoreland County. 
Applications can be found here.
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