Resident Resources


Lawrenceville United works to protect and improve the lives of Lawrenceville residents. We host events to share resources on buying, renting, or renovating a home in Lawrenceville, and we also have guides available to make these steps simpler. If you’re looking for more assistance, contact our office directly – we’d be happy to help!

Tenant Resources

Housing
Pittsburgh Tenants’ Union
Affordable Housing Listing
City of Pittsburgh Affordable Housing Task Force
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh – information about affordable housing programs in Pittsburgh for both tenants and landlords.
Fair Housing Partnership – if you believe you have been discriminated against by a housing provider, you can file a complaint through the Fair Housing Partnership. They can also help you understand your legal rights as a tenant.
What You Should Know Before You Sign a Lease

Rental Options for Seniors
Citywide
Lawrenceville
St Augustine Plaza, 230 36th Street
I.W. Abel Place, 4720 Hatfield Street
Canterbury Place (skilled care/personal care), 310 Fisk Street
York Commons, 4003 Penn Avenue

Quality of Life
Trash and Recycling Schedule
Nextdoor – an online neighborhood forum
Public Transportation
Report Neighborhood Issues – such as overgrown weeds, potholes, noise issues, etc.
Public Safety – each section of Lawrenceville hosts its own block watch meetings each month.

6th Ward: 28th to 39th—Lawrenceville Block Watch Network
7pm, Pints on Penn (3523 Penn Ave)
• Meets on the last Monday of every month

9th Ward: 42nd-46th above Butler—Happenings Block Watch
6:30pm, St. Mary’s Lyceum (333 45th Street)
• Meets on the third Tuesday of every month

10th Ward Block Watch
6:30pm, AOH, 5203 Carnegie Street)
• Meets on the second Tuesday of every month

Our local police office is Zone Two.

Homeowner Resources

Community Land Trust
City of Pittsburgh Affordable Housing Task Force

Quality of Life
Trash and Recycling Schedule
Nextdoor – an online neighborhood forum
Public Transportation
Report Neighborhood Issues – such as overgrown weeds, potholes, noise issues, etc.
Public Safety – each section of Lawrenceville hosts its own block watch meetings each month.

Selecting a Contractor
Dealing with Disruptive Properties
Solarize Allegheny
First Time Homebuyer Counseling

Assistance for Low Income Residents
Foreclosure Prevention
Weatherization Programs
Accessibility Modifications
Low Income Energy Assistance
Property Tax Rebate for Seniors