Equitable housing is housing that is attainable by people of all income levels and all backgrounds that meets a number of important baseline standards, such as energy efficiency, safety, and accessible location. Pennsylvania has a long history of racial and economic discrimination in housing that still affects a significant portions or our population. This problem will require focused attention and significant work to overcome and municipalities have an important role to play. In this section you will learn how to assess housing need in your community and region, make plans for improvement, and what policy tools are available to improve the situation for this and future generations.
Sustainable Pennsylvania, a joint project of the Pennsylvania Municipal League and Sustainable Pittsburgh, is a voluntary performance recognition program designed to help municipalities set and achieve sustainability goals, save money, conserve resources, and foster a vibrant community.
The Pennsylvania Municipal League is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1900 as an advocate for Pennsylvania’s 3rd class cities. Today, The League represents participating Pennsylvania cities, boroughs, townships, home rule communities and towns that all share The League’s municipal policy interests.
The mission of the Pennsylvania Municipal League is to strengthen, empower and advocate for effective local government.
Sustainable PGH is a nonprofit committed to building the knowledge, perspective, and ability needed to create a better tomorrow for our region.
Email email@example.com or call Leslie Rhoads from PML at 717-236-9469 *237 or Jim Price from Sustainable Pittsburgh at 412-259-5331