City Government
1:20 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

Q & A with Maura Kennedy, Pittsburgh Chief of Building Inspection, on Blight

A blighted property sits on Kincaid Street in Garfield.
Credit Ryan Loew / 90.5 WESA

Maura Kennedy is Pittsburgh's new Bureau of Building Inspection Chief. She came to the job four months ago from Philadelphia, where she led a strategic building code enforcement campaign targeting the city's many blighted properties.

Keystone Crossroads' Irina Zhorov spoke with her about her experience in Philadelphia and her plans for Pittsburgh.

Read a full version of this report at the website of Keystone Crossroads, a new statewide public media initiative reporting on the challenges facing Pennsylvania's cities