Transforming Urban Blight Into Community Spaces In Pittsburgh

Vacant properties in Pittsburgh are increasingly becoming more abundant, driving property values down and costing tax payers nearly $400,000 a year. Essential Pittsburgh spoke to several PA based nonprofits to discuss blight and what is being done to remediate it. GTECH’s Director of Operations and Programming Evaine K. Sing discussed how GTECH is fighting blight in the region through programs like Green Playces.