HARRISBURG, January 23, 2018 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny & Westmoreland) was elected Chairman for the McKeesport Housing Authority for the 28th year.

“It is an honor to be elected chair for another year,” said Brewster. “The authority’s work in the City of McKeesport is vital. I am proud to serve on this board and for the community in this capacity.”

Brewster said he looks forward to continuing work with the other dedicated members of the board on initiatives, such as encouraging economic development, combatting urban blight, and ensuring that McKeesport residents feel safe and secure in their community.

The McKeesport Housing Authority is the third oldest housing authority in Pennsylvania. While housing is the main priority of the authority, they are involved in other aspects to better the community.

The housing authority has worked to promote healthy living discussions with UPMC and has supported McKeesport youths by offering after school programs in partnership with the YMCA.

For more information on Sen Brewster’s activity in the McKeesport community and the McKeesport Housing Authority, visit senatorbrewster.com.

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