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New push for affordable housing in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood

WPXI Pittsburgh logo WPXI Pittsburgh 10/14/2021 WPXI.com News Staff
State Rep. and Pittsburgh Mayoral candidate Ed Gainey © Provided by WPXI Pittsburgh State Rep. and Pittsburgh Mayoral candidate Ed Gainey

There’s a new initiative in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood to get affordable housing for people living there.

Walnut Capital and state Rep. Ed Gainey announced the program called Grow with Walnut Capital.

Both parties want to make sure people in Larimer have a place to grow and build wealth.

“That they said they would work with Larimer and make a partnership with the Larimer Consensus Group so that they could rebuild Larimer and that meant a lot to me,” Gainey said.

Phase 1 will including building two of 10 planned new homes.

The nearly $1 million project is funded by Walnut Capital. It also includes a $1 million workforce development program.

Gainey is also running for Mayor of Pittsburgh.

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