The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Butler was created by resolution of the Board of County Commissioners on November 29, 1966 and organized under the provisions of the Urban Redevelopment Law of 1945 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Redevelopment Authority exists and operates for the purposes of the elimination of blighted areas through economically and socially sound redevelopment of such areas in conformity with the comprehensive general plan of municipalities.
To assist the Butler County community with economic development, community revitalization and affordable housing and home ownership opportunities.
Financing for Projects
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Butler is a resource to the community and businesses with financing by way of loans, bond issues, equity financing or assistance with grant applications for programs targeting economic development, infrastructure, community and redevelopment assistance.
Affordable Home Ownership
The Redevelopment Authority is engaged with community businesses, institutions and public/private organizations in providing not only affordable rental housing but affordable home ownership.
In conjunction with local municipalities, the Redevelopment Authority can provide technical program and administrative assistance for utilizing their Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG) for the revitalization of housing stock in their communities and other eligible CDBG activities. An owner occupied Residential Rehabilitation Program assists low income home owners with major repairs they would not otherwise be able to afford, thus preserving affordable housing, improving and stabilizing neighborhoods.
Environmental Site Assessment
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Redevelopment Authority of the County of Butler
The Redevelopment Authority is available to assist with the demolition of blighted properties as well as the management of programs pertaining to Blight in the County of Butler.