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Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lancaster

The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lancaster was established in 1957 to redevelop and rehabilitate blighted areas and to prevent property deterioration in other areas. It has the power, within areas set by the Planning Commission, to investigate, plan, purchase property, make contracts for demolition and rebuilding, and provide parks and recreation areas. Present emphasis is on rehabilitation rather than demolition.

The Authority meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:15 PM at City Hall, 120 North Duke Street. Please enter the Annex through the Marion Street entrance.

Contact 717-291-4760 for additional information.

The Redevelopment Authority has properties for sale for the purpose of homeownership and elimination of blight conditions in the City of Lancaster.

This project is supported through the City of Lancaster’s Community Development Block Grant Program.

Southern Market RFP

Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lancaster (RACL), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is seeking proposals for the redevelopment of the Southern Market Building located at 100 South Queen Street in Downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Click here to view a copy of the Request for Proposals. A copy of the RFP is also available by contacting Karen Bousquet, Acting Executive Director of RACL, 120 N. Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17602 in writing, by telephone at (717) 291-4779, and by email at All proposals must comply with the RFP, which are incorporated in this Notice by reference. All bids are due at RACL by 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Friday, October 30, 2017. RACL retains the right to reject any and all proposals, and in their sole discretion waive minor irregularities and conduct discussions with any or all responsible respondents.

Residential Structure Demolition at 31, 33, 35 W Lemon Street

The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lancaster is seeking bids for Contract titled Residential Structure Demolition at 31, 33, 35 W Lemon Street. Sealed bids will be received by the Redevelopment Authority at 120 North Duke Street, Lancaster PA 17602 until 11:00 a.m. on December 1, 2017 and will then and there be publicly opened and read aloud. Project generally comprises of demolition of three vacant properties, removal of all building materials and demolition debris, capping of the sewer laterals, backfilling basements, grading and seeding. Notice is hereby given to bidders: wages must be paid by contractors per the PA Prevailing Wage Decision included in the specifications. For technical questions or concerns, please contact Karen Bousquet at (717) 291-4779 or