Garfield Glen

Scattered Sites, Garfield Glen, Pittsburgh, PA

Project Description:
Garfield Glen provides 49 lease purchase townhomes and duplexes to families in the Garfield neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. The units are arranged in two-, three-, and four- bedroom configurations, and are available to residents at 20%, 50%, and 60% of area median income. Following the 15 years of tax credit compliance, the townhomes will be available for purchase by tenants

Project Facts:
Completed in 2012

S&A Homes, Bloomfield Garfield Corporation


Lami Grubb Architects

Civil Engineer: 

Pederson and Pederson Engineering



  • First partnership with Bloomfield Garfield Corporation (of three)
  • Mentioned in the Sunday NY Times in 2012
  • Part of a comprehensive community plan to combat vacant & blighted properties and provide affordable housing

Area Economic Impact:
15 construction jobs created
$40,000 raised annually in local taxes
$350,000 generated annually in local revenue 
Project leveraged $9,110,528 in private capital

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