CITY OF READING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPT.

City Hall # 3-06
815 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601-3690
Phone: (610) 655-6211 Fax: (610) 373-2858
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday

Agency Information: City Department responsible for the administration of the Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG) funds, HOME funds and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funds disbursed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Programs: OCR Housing(1st time home owner program)
Major Systems Home Program
Small/Family Business (business load program)

Eligibility Criteria: Recipients of federal funds must satisfy the criteria of eligibility as established by the City and HUD.

Accessibility: Yes

Languages Spoken: English

Key Personnel
Name Position
Adam Murkerji Economic Development Manager
Dennis Witwer, Jr. Confidential Assistant
Linda Thornburg Zoning Technician
Andrew Miller Planner
Brenda Skimski Planner
Gwendolyn Didden Community Development Housing Specialist
Amy W. Johnson Historic Preservation Specialist
Neil P. Nemeth Community Development Specialist
Tara Reed Rehab. Specialist
Shelly Fizz Rehab. Specialist

Mission: Other City Departments
HUD
Department of Community and Economic Development
Zoning

Agency Affiliations: N/A

Special Projects and Fundraisers: N/A

Other Locations: N/A