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Monthly Community Meeting
June 8th | Tuesday @ 6pm
HAZELWOOD INITITIAVE, INC. IS NOW A REGISTERED COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION (RCO)! As such, we will at times host Development Activity Meetings (DAMs), which are meetings where certain developers must present their projects to the community before seeking approval from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). We will hold our first two DAMs on June 8th. First, DeLoJe will discuss renovations to their Chatsworth property. Then RIDC, will discuss plans for the third building design at Mill 19. Additionally, The Design Box will present the latest design proposal for our Second Avenue Business District signs that was stated as a goal of the Hazelwood Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan.
Or CALL IN TO LISTEN:
Meeting ID: 853 9182 9343 Passcode: 796212
Meetings are every second Tuesday of the month
Hazelwood Environmental Development Meetings
June 28th | 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. During the summer, we will meet at the YMCA Community Garden to talk and do some garden cleanup. If there is a heavy downpour, we will hold the meeting over Zoom.
Register for the Zoom meeting at
Or call in to (301) 715-8592 with
Webinar ID: 824 6200 4765
Passcode: 106 818
Meetings are every last Monday of the month
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ATTENTION!! RFP for Gladstone Residences COMING SOON!
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
Help to Pay your Internet Bill
There is now a covid relief program for low-income families suffering from the digital divide. You may be eligible for up to $50 off your internet bill and a $100 rebate on an internet device. For more information and to apply go to https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit .
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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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
the expansion of local small businesses,
neighborhood programs that provide residents with opportunities for enriched cultural experiences, and
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.
Hazelwood Initiative, Inc.
4901 Second Ave, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
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