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.

Engineering Services- RFQ Due May 7th at 2 pm- click here for more information

Wanted: Contaminated Sites!

Do you know of a possibly contaminated site that would benefit from environmental testing for reuse? The RACW in partnership with the EPA has grant money for environmental site assessments, clean up plans, and community outreach activities for brownfield sites. Further information can be found in the "Brownfields" tab. Click here for an application.
Redevelopment Authority to provide ramps and stair lifts to physically disabled. 
Applications can be found here.
  1. mtpleasantglasssite

    Environmental assessment aims to clear former Mt. Pleasant glass site for redevelopment.

    Mt. Pleasant Borough is one step closer to redeveloping a former industrial brownfield donated by the Levin family in 2008. Additional Info...
  2. belle vernon

    RACW serves as project manager to Belle Vernon Area demolition.

    The former Belle Vernon Area athletics building along with a portion of the former Rostraver Middle School is currently undergoing demolition to make way for a series of renovation projects. Read on...
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    Governor Wolf Approves Support for 22 Community Revitalization Projects Throughout Pennsylvania

    Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW), in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank (WCLB) will receive $200,000 to acquire, demolish and/or rehab blighted properties throughout Westmoreland County Additional Info...
  4. Greensburg Transfer & Storage Building, Depot Street

    $600K grant aims to clear Westmoreland brownfield sites for repurposing

    “These brownfield sites, perceived to be contaminated spaces, can be converted for another industrial or commercial use,” said April Kopas, executive director of Westmoreland County Redevelopment Authority. Photo credit: Kyle Hodges Read full Tribune-Review article
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