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Community Meeting for Renters

Are you facing challenges making rent due to COVID-19? Need support to stay in your home? Come learn about local resources that can help! Speakers will discuss applying for the PA CARES rent relief program, current status of the eviction moratorium, and accessing emergency services. Three ways to join: Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/99886205261 Phone: 312-626-6799 Meeting ID:…

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Fall 2020 LU Membership Meeting

Join us for LU’s fall membership meeting on Wednesday, October 7th, at 6:30 p.m. There are three ways to participate (no RSVP or password necessary!): Join by Zoom video conference at https://zoom.us/j/4128027220 Join by Zoom phone conference by dialing 646-558-8656 and then entering meeting ID 412 802 7220 Watch via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/LawrencevilleUnited/ We’ll share some questions (and invite your own!) on how…

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R1A Zoning Text Amendments go to City Council

In March, Mayor Peduto introduced zoning text amendments with a goal of “improving pedestrian safety, enhancing neighborhood walkability, and promoting non-vehicular mobility.” Under this proposed legislation, minimum parking requirements would be reduced from 1 to 0 in R1A (residential, single-family attached AKA rowhouse) neighborhoods like Lawrenceville. Maximum parking requirements would remain the same (4). For more information,…

Neighbors in Need Crisis Fund
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Neighbors in Need Crisis Fund

  With support from the Pittsburgh Foundation, Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation are offering emergency grants up to $500 to Lawrenceville residents and small businesses to meet urgent, essential needs.       Any questions, please contact info@LUnited.org or 412-802-7220 for residents, and 412-621-1616 for businesses. If you’d like to support the fund, you can…

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Update: off-street parking requirements for rowhouse neighborhoods

In March, Mayor Peduto introduced zoning text amendments with a goal of “improving pedestrian safety, enhancing neighborhood walkability, and promoting non-vehicular mobility.” Under this proposed legislation, minimum parking requirements would be reduced from 1 to 0 in R1A (residential, single-family attached AKA rowhouse) neighborhoods like Lawrenceville. Maximum parking requirements would remain the same (4). For more…

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Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program voucher applications open!

2020 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program   The annual Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is available to eligible residents of Allegheny County. Eligible individuals may receive one set of checks worth $24 to be spent at participating farmers markets.   The 2020 Senior Farmers Market Program will look different this year due to COVID-19….

2020 Board Elections + Spring Membership Meeting
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2020 Board Elections + Spring Membership Meeting

  Please join us for our annual Spring Membership Meeting & Board Elections on Thursday, June 11th at 6 p.m. The agenda will include: Board Elections: Each of the 14 candidates for the Board will share a few words about who they are and why they want to be on the Board. Open Q&A/comments: LU staff will respond…

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Joint Statement from LU and LC

Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation stand in solidarity with protests calling for justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and countless others, and demanding change to the continued realities of structural racism, oppression, and violence against Black Americans across  our nation and in our backyard.    Right here in Lawrenceville, we see these disparities…