Fort Worth Housing Solutions
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 2238
Total Units 7801
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
12.20.19 Members Making News
From Fort Worth Housing Solutions' press release: Fort Worth Housing Solutions and its developer partner, AMCAL, have broken ground on the first phase of a 520-unit, “Class-A” apartment community adjacent to AllianceTexas. Named for Barbara Holston, the housing authority’s president for 23...
12.5.19 Members Making News
From Fort Worth Housing Solutions' newsletter: After months of public meetings and planning, Fort Worth Housing Solutions submitted a $35 million HUD Choice Neighborhood Grant application in early November. HUD’s review process is expected to take about six months. If we win the grant, it...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
10.30.19 Members Making News
On October 16, Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) and Palladium USA celebrated the grand opening of Palladium Fort Worth, a 150-unit community with more than half of its apartments affordably priced for families earning up to 60 percent of the area’s median income. The energy-efficient units...
4.11.19 Members Making News
From the City of Fort Worth, TX's website: Fort Worth Housing Solutions will open Campus Apartments, its newest affordable housing community, near Tarrant County College-South Campus in late March. The 224-unit community features 10 market-rate units and 214 units for households earning less...
2.21.19 Membership Spotlight, Members Making News
CLPHA’s Membership Spotlight features the outstanding work and achievements of our member public housing authorities - the nation’s largest and most innovative PHAs. Based on interviews with PHA executives, these brief profiles spotlight our members’ initiatives to strengthen their...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
2.7.19 Members Making News
Formerly Homeless Fort Worth Housing Solutions Resident Will Make a Splash at Special Olympics World Games
Ashton Smith, a formerly homeless Fort Worth Housing Solutions resident, will swim at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March.
1.10.19 Members Making News
Fort Worth Housing Solutions President Writes Op-Ed on PHA's Partnership with City & Goals for Future
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram published an op-ed bylined by Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) President Mary-Margaret Lemons about its work in partnership with the city and several partners to draft a strategic plan to meet the city’s need for affordable housing. Their shared...
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