House Urban Affairs Committee positions Caltagirone anti-blight bills for House vote (BCTV)

by House Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Thomas Caltagirone

HARRISBURG, March 15 – Democratic House Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Thomas Caltagirone, D-Berks, said Tuesday that the committee reported out two bills that he authored to rehabilitate blighted properties while fighting homelessness.

The bills are designed as companion pieces of legislation.

House Bill 1500 would expand the power of land banks to enter into partnerships with organizations in the private sector, to create local solutions to address the lack of housing for the homeless population in their communities.

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