Meet Vivian Campbell

After being displaced from Penn Plaza on March 31, 2017, Vivian Campbell was able to remain in the East Liberty neighborhood where her family lived for five generations.

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The Baker from Bloomfield

Frank Hastings wakes each day on the floor of his empty Bloomfield apartment. His furniture and other belongings are in a storage facility across the river. The 74-year old Hastings was given notice to leave the apartment he’s lived in for more than twelve years.

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Cutthroat Island, Part Two

Pittsburgh has a housing crisis and is without an ongoing, citywide forum to talk about it. When the process is reactive, there’s too little time for too many accumulated grievances and the whole effort is built to spill from the outset.

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Cutthroat Island, Part One

Penn Plaza provided not-to-be-missed opportunities for our city: to match rhetoric with action, to get off the dime with respect to affordable housing citywide, to ensure that this doesn’t happen again.

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