The following resources and organizations may be helpful in locating real estate to buy or rent, or if you're considering building or remodeling.
Bethlehem Housing Authority, 610-865-8300
County of Lehigh, Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown, 610-782-3000, http://www.lehighcounty.org
County of Northampton, Northampton County Government Center, 669 Washington St., Easton, 610-559-3200, http://www.northamptoncounty.org
Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors, http://www.lehighvalleyarea.com. Not-for-profit offers news and information on property, agents, local listings and affiliated services.
Lehigh Valley Builders Association, 1524 Linden St., Allentown, 610-432-4101, http://www.lvba.org. Members include builders, subcontractors, suppliers, title companies and others.
Discover Lehigh Valley, 840 Hamilton St., Allentown, 800-747-0561, http://www.discoverlehighvalley.com. General information and links to related sites.
Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp., P.O. Box 21750, Lehigh Valley, 800-581-7483, http://www.lehighvalley.org. General information and links to related sites.
Lehigh Valley Real Estate Guide, http://www.lehighvalleyrealestateguide.com
Real Estate, http://www.lv-realestate.com. Information on area builders, lenders, multi-list, school districts and more.
RegionOnline, http://www.regiononline.com. Part of a national network of regional websites. Offers information about life in the Lehigh Valley.
THE HOUSING MARKET, BY SCHOOL DISTRICT
ALLENTOWN S.D. – From historic Old Allentown to the West End in the city, the Allentown City School District has 23 schools with a total enrollment of 17,962 students. 484-765-4000, http://www.allentownsd.org
CATASAUQUA AREA S.D. – The communities of Catasauqua, Hanover Township and North Catasauqua form the Catasauqua Area School District, and its three schools having a total enrollment of 1,623 students. 610-264-5571, http://www.cattysd.org
EAST PENN S.D. – The communities of Alburtis, Emmaus, Lower Macungie Township, Macungie, Upper Milford Township and Wescosville comprise the East Penn School District, which has 10 schools with a total enrollment of 8,038 students. 610-966-8300, http://www.eastpennsd.org
NORTHERN LEHIGH S.D. – The communities of Slatington, Washington Township and Walnutport make up Northern Lehigh School District, with a total enrollment of 1,950 students in its four schools. 610-767-9800, http://www.nlsd.org