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.

Demolition invitations to bid:

 Click here for Jeannette, Monessen, and South Greensburg project information


Redevelopment Authority to provide ramps and stair lifts to physically disabled. 
Applications can be found here.
  1. job ad - 2019

    RACW Executive Director Opening

    The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW) and its affiliate Westmoreland County Land Bank will be accepting resumes from qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director until January 25, 2020.
  2. Jeannette Glass Aerial 2018

    RACW Makes National Headlines for Utilizing Federal Funds

    U.S. EPA Brownfields Assessment grants were essential in preparing the former Jeannette Glass Plant site to host the Elliott Company’s expansion plans. The funds also facilitated the addition of greenspace in Jeannette's urban environment. Additional Info...
  3. belevedere hotel

    Belvedere Hotel Cleanup Completed Ahead of Schedule

    The Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development and the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland today announced the demolition completion and site cleanup of the former Belvedere Hotel in Oklahoma Borough, Westmoreland County. Additional Info...
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    Belvedere Hotel’s remnants set to be demolished

    Demolition starts Wednesday, Sept. 11 and is expected to last until Sept. 30, closing Orr Avenue from Route 66 to Hancock Avenue. View full Trib article here...
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