Community Development

Liza Carroll, Deputy Director

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm
Phone: 570-348-4216
Email: lcarroll@scrantonpa.gov

Available Programs

The City of Scranton has assisted 22 properties with homebuyer assistance. See the map below for the locations.

Public Comment

  • Notice of Proposed Substantial Amendment to the 2021 Action Plan
    OECD will be accepting public comments beginning on September 21, 2021, for a period of Thirty (30) days on a Substantial Amendment of the 2021 Action Plan that will include an additional $350,000.00 in Revolving Loan Funds (RLF) made available for the City of Scranton’s Business Loan to Grant …

Adopted Plans

Community Partnership Plans

NeighborWorks NEPA
West Scranton Revitalization
Comprehensive Blight Strategy

Latest Posts

  • Quality of Life Workflow
    View the infographic to learn about the Scranton’s Department of Code Enforcement Quality of Life workflow.
  • Declaration of Emergency – Demolition
    The deterioration of the garage at 1709 Wyoming Avenue is blocking a city swale. Mayor Cognetti has issued a declaration of emergency for the demolition of this structure.
  • Notice of Proposed Substantial Amendment to the 2021 Action Plan
    OECD will be accepting public comments beginning on September 21, 2021, for a period of Thirty (30) days on a Substantial Amendment of the 2021 Action Plan that will …
  • 2021 Workforce Summit and Career Fair
    Skills in Scranton is hosting the 2021 Workforce Summit & Career Fair at the Viewmont Mall on Thursday September 23rd 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They are also accepting …
  • LOCAL SHARE ACCOUNT (LSA) 2021
    Announcement for Applications and Timeline Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti announces that Pennsylvania Gaming Local Share Account (LSA) grant applications will be accepted beginning August 4th, 2021 for economic development …


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