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:
The Sherwin Williams Company is partnering with the City of Erie Office of Economic and Community Development to provide “Home Work” paint training classes to City of Erie residents. More information is available from the following links: Information Flyer Application
Are you a first-time homebuyer planning to purchase a home in the City of Erie? Consider ERA's Homebuyer/Rehabilitation Assistance Program - down playment and closing assistance AND a housing rehabilitation effort to ensure that your new home is code compliant before you move in.
Learn about ERA's new 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:
- Lead Safe Home Registry
- Training for Contractors
- Housing Rehabilitation
- Rehabilitation Assistance to remove lead-based paint