Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Former Housing Authority Sites Will Become Homes

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Former Housing Authority Sites Will Become Homes

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The Allegheny County Housing Authority has sold five unoccupied homes in Penn Hills and three empty lots in Duquesne to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh, the first time the two organizations have worked together, officials announced Thursday.

The partnership will allow eight families to become homeowners, said Howard Slaughter Jr., president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh.

Families that qualify for Habitat programs must work for 350 hours to invest "sweat equity" in the house, as part of the home-buying process, along with their down payment.

"For the families that will become homeowners, I'm thanking you now for them," Mr. Slaughter said at a news conference to announce the agreement. …

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