A group of troubled East End properties have a new owner who is seeking to rehabilitate them. Esperanza Homewood LLC, led by real estate investor Joshua Pollard, has purchased the Bethesda-Homewood Properties, a group of more than 140 apartment units in Homewood, Garfield and Larimer. The purchase price was… Read the full article here: Bethesda-Homewood […]
Thursday, March 22, Operation Better Block will be hosting an all community meeting from 6-7:30pm at the Homewod Carnegie Library (Room 1). The meeting will cover a range of topics such as lead filters and Habitat for Humanity construction. See the flyer below. Pass the word!
On the evening of April 6, 2018, Operation Better Block will have our second annual fundraiser gala at the Hosanna House Wallace Event Center. Hosted by Sheldon Ingram, the gala will celebrate Homewood past, present and future by honoring several community heroes and showcasing Homewood’s artistic legacy. Additionally, post-secondary educational scholarships will be awarded to […]
Starting this spring, 300 Households in Homewood will receive free energy-saving tools and tips through participation in a one-year energy saving challenge Energy Efficiency Challenge sponsored by Grass Roots Green Homes. Help us spread the word! See details below Sign up at our offices (801 N Homewood Ave) with NaTisha Washington or Gabrielle DeMarchi by March […]
Operation Better Block’s own Jerome Jackson was featured as a panelist on “The State of Black Pittsburgh: A Community Forum” television special. We would like to thank WQED Pittsburgh for hosting this lively and honest discussion with Pittsburgh’s community leaders. We encourage you to watch the series here:
If you are or if you know a Homewood resident in need of a Will, please share the following information with them. Attorneys will be at Operation Better Block on Thursday, January 25th and Tuesday, January 30th to work with residents on their Wills, Living Wills, and Power of Attorneys. Contact OBB today at 412-731-1908 […]
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