Community Development


Sometimes, when properties become too dilapidated, they must be demolished for the health and safety of the community as well as the aesthetics of the neighborhood. Verona regularly applies for grant funds including Act 152 funds and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Properties for which demolition funds have been requested include:

  • 812 1st Street
  • 204 W Railroad Ave
  • 473 Union Street

Vacant Property Recovery Program

Verona participates in the Vacant Property Recovery Program (VPRP) offered through and administered by Allegheny County. The following is a list of properties have been identified as being eligible for acquisition through the VPRP:

Check back soon! We are expecting to publish this list by the end of September 2022.