Our Mission

The Erie Redevelopment Authority's mission is to Renew, Rebuild, and Revitalize the City of Erie, Pennsylvania.  Since the 1970s, The Redevelopment Authority has been involved, and will continue to be a part of initiatives and programs designed to improve downtown Erie, neighborhood business districts, and residential neighborhoods.

The Latest Updates:

Redevelopment Opportunities:  Proposals are being accepted by the Erie Land Bank for the purchase and rehabilitation of 422 Poplar Street and 2501 Brandes Street. Contact our office at 814-870-1540 for additional information and a proposal form.

The Erie Redevelopment Authority administers a number of housing rehabiliation programs.  While most are limited to properties within the City of Erie, there are some programs available throughout Erie County, or in specific locations.  Contact our office at 814-870-1540 to find out if you qualify for a program in your area!  

Follow the Erie Redevelopment Authority's Facebook page for the latest updates to our programs, tips to keep your home healthy and safe, and the occasional contest.

DID YOU KNOW? - The Erie Redevelopment Authority, together with the City of Erie, administers the City's blight mitigation efforts.  Learn more about this on our Blighted Property Reclamation page.

Learn about ERA's Adopt-A-Lot Program - enabling the City's residents, businesses, and organizations to utilize green space for personal and neighborhood improvement projects.

View our expanded list of vacant lots being offered for sale.  Written proposals/offers should be submitted directly to the Authority.


Lead Hazard Control

The Erie Redevelopment Authority encourages all parents to have their children tested for elevated blood lead levels.  For information about lead-based hazards in the home, we have provided the links below:

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