Redevelopment Authority

Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

Redevelopment & Downtown Revitalization


The focus of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW) is on reenergizing the county’s core communities and enticing new business, residential, and recreational opportunities. By working closely with community leaders and volunteers, the RACW assists in community revitalization efforts and implements a multitude of programs that are designed and intended to remove blight and improve conditions for low-to-moderate income residents throughout Westmoreland County. Also, the RACW partners with local government and non-profit entities to implement impact projects in the county.


Redevelopment Authority to provide ramps and stair lifts to physically disabled. 
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US Environmental Protection Agency
RACW Request for Qualifications for Environmental Consulting Services
The deadline for RFQ submission is 4:00 P.M, prevailing time, on December 1, 2017. Click the EPA icon on the right for the full request for qualifications.
  1. Greensburg Transfer & Storage Building, Depot Street

    $600K grant aims to clear Westmoreland brownfield sites for repurposing

    “These brownfield sites, perceived to be contaminated spaces, can be converted for another industrial or commercial use,” said April Kopas, executive director of Westmoreland County Redevelopment Authority. Photo credit: Kyle Hodges Read full Tribune-Review article
  2. Redevelopment Authority Receives $175,000 for Accessible Housing Programs

    The Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland today announced the agency has been awarded a $175,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund .
  3. Redevelopment Authority Utilizes EPA Grant for Mt. Pleasant Brownfield

    An environmental study will help determine the appropriate reuse of a former Mt. Pleasant glass factory by assessing the level of any residual contaminants. Additional Info...
  4. Penn Park in Mt. Pleasant Borough complete, dedicated by borough

    Mt. Pleasant, PA - In the east end of town, on the site of the former Penn Theater, a unique park concept combining a Parklet with a parking lot was dedicated by the borough Oct. 20 2016. Read on...
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