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UPCOMING EVENTS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monthly Community Meeting

May 11th | Tuesday @ 6pm

This month will feature presentations by the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) on Irvine St. / Second Ave. improvements and Oak Moss Consulting about the Woods Village proposal to build 60+ units of mixed income housing on Monongahela St. and Chance Way.

Please register for the meeting at https://bit.ly/2SwPr9k

Or  CALL IN TO LISTEN:

(646) 558-8656
Meeting ID: 853 9182 9343   Passcode: 796212

 

Meetings are every second Tuesday of the month

 

 

Hike the Greenway with Outdoor Afro!

Friday, May 14th @ 5:30pm -- Start your weekend with a relaxing walk through the greenway as you get to know your human and non-human neighbors. Boots recommended. MASK REQUIRED. We'll meet at trail entrance at the top of Elizabeth Street.

 

Register for the hike at: 

tinyurl.com/HZAfroHike514

Hazelwood Environmental Development Meetings

May 24th | Monday @ 6pm

We host a monthly discussion for those interested in evaluating the environmental impact of proposed developments in the neighborhood and working towards a comprehensive vision for a green and healthy Greater Hazelwood.

 

Register for  the Zoom meeting at 

https://tinyurl.com/GreenHZ

 

Or call in to (301) 715-8592 with 
Webinar ID: 824 6200 4765

Passcode: 106 818

Meetings are every last Monday of the month

Community Bulletin Board

 

Click here to see what's going on in the neighborhood

ATTENTION!! RFP for Gladstone Residences COMING SOON!

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Emergency Rental Assistance

Our grant program for Hazelwood residents is closed, however, anyone in Allegheny County can now apply for the new Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) run by Action Housing. This program covers both rent and utilities that are past due from the date of the original COVID shutdown last March. You must make less than 80% of area median income, and prove that you either lost income due to COVID or saw an increase in your expenses. There is no separate application process for residents of the county--it is for everyone in Allegheny County. Apply for the program at 

https://covidrentrelief.alleghenycounty.us/

 

Additional COVID- 19 Resources
There are many organizations in our Greater Hazelwood community that are offering food and clothing assistance. There are also local, state, and federal resources for those that need rental and mortgage assistance during this time of crisis. 

Stay informed and get involved!

Become a member

Membership is free and shows our funders that the community supports the work that we do. While anyone can attend a community meeting and we are proud to serve all residents of Hazelwood and Glen Hazel, only members can elect our Board of Directors. Each week, you will also receive our MailChimp newsletter letting you know of upcoming meetings, community events and job opportunities.

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Donate

If you would like to support the work that we do, then you can donate to our Neighborhood Investment Fund! Traditionally, the NIF has been used to support

 

  1. the expansion of local small businesses,

  2. neighborhood programs that provide residents with opportunities for enriched cultural experiences, and

  3. assist local community groups in distributing needed resources such as food, school supplies, and diapers.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, this fund has been diverted entirely to support emergency relief efforts and provides up to $1,000 of rental, mortgage, utility, and property tax assistance as well as $200 for basic needs assistance.

To donate, please write a check payable to:

"Hazelwood Initiative, Inc."

Write: "NIF" in the memo line

Mail or Drop off to our mailbox here:

4901 Second Ave., 2nd floor 

Pittsburgh, PA 15207

We are a 501(c)3 Non-profit, Community Development Corporation proudly based in Hazelwood!
 

We love our neighborhood. It's why we organize projects that connect residents, offer programs to make homeownership affordable for Hazelwood renters, and work with stakeholders to balance commercial development with neighborhood needs. 

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Hazelwood Initiative, Inc.

4901 Second Ave, 2nd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15207

412-421-7234

info@hazelwoodinitiative.org

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