Community Development and Housing
Welcome to the City of Pittsburg Community Development and Housing Department. The Community Development and Housing Department manages the City of Pittsburg Public Housing Authority and programs funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the State of Kansas.
Pittsburg is quickly expanding and opening up more and more jobs. This can create a housing shortage. The City of Pittsburg is working to revitalize property and offer land at reasonable prices.
Pittsburg Land Use Plan
The City of Pittsburg developed a land use plan to guide future citywide development patterns. This Plan guides residents, property owners, developers, city staff members, and elected officials in making sound land use, design, and development decisions.
Section 8 Rental Assistance
The Pittsburg Public Housing Authority offers housing subsidies for rental units within the city limits of Pittsburg, Kansas, upon availability of funding.
The Pittsburg Land Bank focuses on the conversion of vacant, abandoned, tax-delinquent, or otherwise underused properties into productive use.
Low-Income Loan Program
The intent of this program is to assist low-income families to meet an immediate health and/or safety need.
Neighborhood Revitalization Program
This program promotes revitalization and development by focusing rehabilitation, conservation, and redevelopment within the area.
Rural Housing Incentive District
The City of Pittsburg has established a Rural Housing Incentive District to help the creation of new, moderate income housing within the City limits.
Building Safety Division
Committed to advancing public safety in the built environment through collaboration and community partnership which results in safe, accessible and healthy structures.
Planning and Zoning
The Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals works closely with the community in each area of the city to create vibrant, amenity-rich neighborhoods, protect historic resources, and support vital local businesses.
The ordinances and codes for control of weeds, trash, vehicles and other nuisances are enforced. The Code Enforcement division is responsible for that enforcement.
Director of Community Development & Housing
201 W. 4th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Fax: (620) 232-3453