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Warming Centers and Severe Weather Emergency Shelters

Allegheny County Shelter List

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh – repairs and renovates the homes of low-income, elderly homeowners, military veterans, and individuals with permanent physical disabilities. It unites people of all walks of life in an effort to rebuild homes and repair lives. All home repair services are provided free of charge to qualifying homeowners. Qualified candidates are at least 60 years of age, or have a documented disability, or a military veteran; the homeowner of record for an Allegheny County property; current on all real estate taxes; and earning less than 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
7800 Susquehanna Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Tangled Title Program – NLS is now accepting clients who need to have a deed transferred to their names from the name of a deceased relative in order to obtain financial assistance or to negotiate with a mortgage company or taxing body. To determine your eligibility for this program, call our intake number at 412-255-6700.

Help for PA Homeowners to Reduce Energy Consumption and Costs – With the Keystone HELP® Energy Efficiency Loan & Rebate Program, most Pennsylvania homeowners who meet the program’s eligibility guidelines can get a low cost loan or a rebate for energy-saving eligible improvements installed by a Keystone HELP® Approved Contractor. Visit renewfinancial.com/ to apply or for more information.

ACTION-Housing, Inc.
611 William Penn Place
Suite 800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-2102
email: [email protected]

Allegheny County Housing Authority
625 Stanwix Street
12th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2111
(412) 355-8940

Housing Authority of the County of Beaver
300 State Avenue
Beaver, PA 15009-1629
(724) 775-1220

Bethlehem Haven – provides emergency overnight shelter and residential recovery program for homeless women.
Fifth Avenue Commons
905 Watson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 391-1348

Butler County Housing Authority
114 Woody Drive
Butler, PA 16001-5692
(724) 287-6797

City Rescue Mission – offers assistance with housing, food, clothing and counseling. Also offers summer and after school youth programs and parole sponsorship.
Mailing address: Box 965
New Castle, PA 16103
Administrative Offices: 319 Croton Avenue
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 652-4321

Department of Code Enforcement City of New Castle – enforces building, housing, sanitation, plumbing, electric and rodent control codes for the City of New Castle.
City Building
230 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 656-3535

East End Cooperative Ministry, Inc. – inter-faith coalition of congregations providing services such as hunger, homeless, support, crisis, elderly, children and employment programs.
6140 Station Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 361-5549

Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc. – assists in the investigation of housing discrimination complaints and refers to appropriate agency for action, provides home seekers with information and referral services on housing choices, and provides assistance in landlord/tenant complaints.
2840 Liberty Avenue, Suite 205
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 391-2535

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
200 Ross Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2010
(412) 456-5000

Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence
P.O. Box 988
481 Neshannock Avenue
New Castle, PA 16103
(724) 656-5100

Lawrence County Community Action Partnership – centralized planning, coordinating and administering agency for state and federal block grant programs and other funds.
241 West Grant Street
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 658-7258

McKeesport Housing Authority
2901 Brownlee Street
McKeesport, PA 15132
(412) 673-6942

The Pittsburgh Project Homeowner Services – homeowners must reside in the City of Pittsburgh or a nearby borough. They must own their homes and live in them. They must document that their household’s income is within 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Priority candidates are those who are over age 60, or those who are in poor health due to illness or disability. All work and materials are free. In order to apply for help, the homeowner (or an advocate) must complete a brief application. Projects include exterior and interior painting, repairing damaged walls and ceilings, hanging drywall, installing new toilets, constructing wheelchair ramps, clearing debris, repointing loose bricks, patching holes on rooftops, and many other smaller jobs.
2801 North Charles Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15214-3110
412/321-1678 telephone

St. Joseph’s House of Hospitality – supportive housing for homeless male senior citizens (50 years +).
1635 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 471-0666

Urban League of Pittsburgh, Inc. – helping low-income and minority families find decent, safe and affordable housing. Under its revised program, it will now take walk-ins to schedule appointments with up to 25 clients to be scheduled each week. Clients can stop in from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday to make an appointment.
332 Fifth Ave 4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 227-4802

Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program – provides assistance to all veterans in the areas of housing, job placement, training, family issues, and benefits.
2934 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(412) 481-8200


Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency – provides the capital for decent, safe and affordable homes and apartments for older adults, persons of modest means and those with special housing needs.
Western Region Office
Building 200
The Bourse
2275 Swallow Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(412) 429-2842
Toll-free (800) 822-1174
Website: www.phfa.org

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (formerly known as Pennsylvania Low Income Housing Coalition) – nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to safe, decent, and affordable housing for all Pennsylvanians.
710 5th Avenue, Suite 1000
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-1137
Website: www.HousingAlliancePA.org


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