By Tribune Review

Approximately 50 Allegheny County homeowners with physical disabilities are set to receive grants to modify their residences to prevent accidents, improve accessibility for caregivers and help them remain in their homes.

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By Megan Guza

A home at 1606 Railroad St. in Heidelberg built by ACTION-Housing Inc. became just the 45th house in the country to receive certification as a “Passive House.”

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By Thomas Olson 

Bank repossessions of homes from financially stressed homeowners in the Pittsburgh region increased sharply in June, an indication that lenders are accelerating foreclosures to take advantage of rising property values.

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By Diana Nelson Jones

Almost two years after would-be investors skirted fifth-floor pigeons and spotted sky through a partially collapsed roof, they are dedicating the former Shanahan storage building in Uptown at 1 p.m. today as the Mackey Lofts, a 43-unit building with stunning views.

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By Joann Loviglio
Associated Press

After decades of near silence, a passive voice is making itself heard in American architecture.