large red brick building in South Side of Pittsburgh

What you need to know about affordable housing (or lack thereof) in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh seems to rack up “most affordable” and “most livable” rankings the way Meryl Streep racks up Oscar nods. However, the city is rapidly becoming less affordable in terms of housing costs. Rents are rising faster than renters’ income. New developments are outside most Pittsburgh residents’ price range. And the city has fewer income-restricted apartments than people who need them.

Sabrina Snyder, 9, was attacked by a Rottweiler at a neighbor’s home in the Brookline neighborhood of Pittsburgh in August 2014. (Photo by Njaimeh Njie/PublicSource)

What dog breeds bite the most in Allegheny County?

Bruiser. Chomper. Goon. These pooches were destined for trouble.

Dogs that bite — including a few others with the foreboding names of Notorious, Diablo, Adolf and Rebel — are named in quarantine reports managed by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.