There are about 1,200 veterans in Allegheny County who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Over the last year or so there has been an increase in the number of women and women with children who are in need of emergency housing.

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MILLVALE (KDKA) – A Millvale property is getting new life and is helping others to start a new one.

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By The Tribune-Review 

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 11:36 a.m.

Action-Housing Inc. will open two additional housing units on Thursday to provide emergency shelter for homeless female veterans and their children.

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By Nikki Pena / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

James Simon wants to show Pittsburgh that public art can be a tool for urban renewal. For proof, all he has to do is point out his window.

"Public art is my profession," he said. "I am someone who believes that public art is good for a neighborhood and city.

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Federal grant supports Allegheny County services for homeless


By Adam Brandolph 

Published: Friday, April 11, 2014, 9:42 a.m.

A $14.3 million federal grant to reduce homelessness in Allegheny County will continue to support programs such as Action Housing's Homeless Youth Transition Program, its executive director said on Friday.

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