The Milhaus proposal for a large, market-rate apartment complex where ShurSave stands has prompted community members to speak out about their need for affordable housing.
Join us at the West Penn School of Nursing auditorium on Thursday, May 24th from 6:00PM-8:30PM for an interactive workshop to follow up on our February housing affordability forum. Guest speakers from local organizations fighting for affordable housing will give short presentations about five of the most effective tools we can use to ensure housing in Bloomfield remains affordable for all.
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On January 29, 2018, more than 398 people attended a community meeting to learn more about proposed redevelopment at the ShurSave IGA site, mediated by Bloomfield Development Corporation as part of our Community Process for New Development. The numbers make it clear that this site is central to the identity of Bloomfield; attending the meeting were 286 Bloomfield residents, 13 business owners, 33 residents of other neighborhoods, 50 people from unknown neighborhoods, and 6 elected officials or representatives.
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All are invited to attend the meeting on Wednesday, April 4, 6:30PM at the West Penn Hospital Nursing School (4900 Friendship Ave. at the corner of Gross/Friendship). This upcoming meeting is presented in partnership with Friendship Community Group, because 5150 Liberty is also of interest to Friendship residents. The developer of 5150 Liberty, Longboat Enterprises, and architect Ben Maguire will present an updated proposal to build a new, 3-unit residential structure with garage and a parking pad.
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Bloomfield Development Corporation hosts open and public community meetings where residents can learn about project proposals directly from developers, ask questions, and express concerns. Property developers then have to show that they responded to this community feedback with they go before the City Zoning Board.
All are invited to attend the meeting on Monday, March 5, 6:30PM at the West Penn Hospital Nursing School (4900 Friendship Ave. at the corner of Gross/Friendship). The developer of 614 Edmond Street,
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UPDATE 3/2/18: Here is the link to the Inclusionary Housing Calculator mentioned by City Planner Demi Kolke during the meeting.
UPDATE 3/19/18: Lawrenceville United sent us a City Planning Presentation on Pittsburgh’s zoning process after the Housing affordability forum.
Here are links to all of the information and materials present at this meeting:
BDC Presentation Outline
Action Hosing Presentation
Housing Affordability Forum Meeting Notes
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