About Us

     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.

History
Mission

     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.
Residential Rehabilitation
     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.
Other Activities

Environmental Site Assessment
Administrative and Program Management Services
Third Party Commercial and Residential Inspections
Technical and Design Expertise
Construction Administration
Marketing Assistance

For more information please contact:

Redevelopment Authority of the County of Butler
114 Woody Drive  Butler PA  16001
724 287-6797 or 1-800-433-6327
TDD# 1-800-545-1833 Ext. 772