Vancouver Housing Authority
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Total Units 2866
From The Columbian: Angelena Correa-Delacruz said her signature drink is a raspberry latte, sometimes with added caramel. However, five weeks ago, she didn’t even know there were different types of beans for making coffee. The 18-year-old is among three teens who took part in a barista-training...
5.8.19 Members Making News
From The Columbian: The Washington State Housing Finance Commission approved $14.9 million in financing for two low-income housing projects in Vancouver. They were among 10 projects approved statewide, half of which went through the 2019 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit competition. “With the...
3.29.19 Members Making News
From The Columbian: For the first time in more than a decade, Vancouver Housing Authority will directly help families become homeowners. A subsidiary of the public agency, Vancouver Affordable Housing Nonprofit, is moving along with plans for an eight-unit townhouse development in central...
3.29.19 Members Making News
Vancouver to participate in national conference on affordable housing, health (Vancouver Housing Authority)
From the Vancouver Business Journal: Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle and the city of Vancouver have been selected to participate in a national problem-solving session on affordable housing and health. “The Mayors’ Institute on Affordable Housing and Health: Advancing City-Level...
3.14.19 In The News
The Columbian Quotes CLPHA & VHA Executive Directors on How Proposed Trump Budget Would Shred Social Safety Nets
Vancouver, WA newspaper The Columbian quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman about the disastrous effect President Trump's budget proposal would have on pubic and affordable housing in their article "Trump’s budget would cut social safety nets:" "The administration wants us...
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...
1.10.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
Washington State’s Department of Commerce awarded $3 million to the Vancouver Housing Authority for its Tenny Creek Assisted Living project, a future 40-unit community for individuals experiencing chronic mental illness.
12.13.18 Members Making News
A recent article in Vancouver, WA’s The Columbian looks back on the successful first two years of the City of Vancouver’s Affordable Housing Fund, detailing how the Fund supported the construction of theVancouver Housing Authority’s (VHA) Meriwether Place and financed other...
In her December 11 article for Youth Today, reporter Stell Simonton looks at some of the innovative educational support programs offered at public housing authorities across the country. “Public Housing Increasingly Place for After-School Programs” includes an interview with the Urban...
11.29.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants, Announcements
Congratulations to CLPHA PHAs Receiving FUP Vouchers; Free CLPHA & CSH Webinar to Prepare PHAs for Implementation
On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care...
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