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Pittsburgh's URA to help fund Oakland housing development for low-income LGBTQ+ seniors
Julia Felton | Friday, Nov. 10, 2023 2:04 p.m.
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Pittsburgh’s Urban Redevelopment Authority is providing a $1.6 million loan to developers who want to build a six-story apartment building in South Oakland that caters to low-income LGBTQ+ seniors.

The Oakland Pride development on Forbes Avenue, approved in September by the Planning Commission, will have 48 apartments, all of them designated as affordable housing for senior citizens.

The URA said six of the apartments will be affordable for people making up to 30% of the area median income, 24 apartments will be affordable for people making no more than half of the area median income and 11 apartments will be affordable for people making up to 60% of the area median income.  ...

The project is expected to cost nearly $29 million, according to the URA. ...
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Pittsburgh's URA to help fund Oakland housing development for low-income LGBTQ+ seniors
Julia Felton | Friday, Nov. 10, 2023 2:04 p.m.
Pittsburgh Tribune ReviewSo, segregation?
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Isn't Oakland in Ca?

Why is Ca housing a concern for Pittsburgh citizens?
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Oakland is a neighborhood of the city of Pittsburgh. It's where the University of Pittsburgh is located.
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Oakland is a neighborhood of the city of Pittsburgh. It's where the University of Pittsburgh is located.

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Thank  you for the information and the correction.

I will admit it had me more than a little puzzled.
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