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5.13.22 CLPHA Member Update
On May 10, HUD announced the FY22 Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Thanks to increased appropriations from Congress, this year HUD has doubled the allocation for Planning Grants to $10,000,000. Planning Grants are two-year grants up to $500,000 each that...
4.20.22 Research, Report
Urban Institute published an updated evaluation of the Pro Neighborhoods Purple Line Collaborative that summarizes activities from November 2020 to September 2021 in the second year of a grant that provides targeted loan capital, technical assistance, and supports for projects related to...
4.6.22 Case Study, Report
Produced by researchers from Case Western Reserve University and the University of Illinois at Chicago, a new report discusses the work Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) has done since 2011 in helping stabilize Chicago’s Woodlawn’s neighborhood’s housing stock in the wake of the Great...
4.6.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners approved the financing Tuesday of Westhaven Park Phase 2D – the final rental phase of new housing planned for the former Henry Horner Homes public housing site. Construction is expected...
2.23.22 Members Making News
From 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh: The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh will apply for a $50 million grant for the Hill District in 2022, officials announced at a community meeting Tuesday night. The federal money, called a Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant, would be used to rebuild and...
2.23.22 Members Making News
From the New York City Housing Authority's press release: Today, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) closed on the financing of the latest Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) transaction to fund comprehensive...
2.9.22 Members Making News
From the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh's press release: A greener future is on the horizon, and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) is helping lead the way. HACP is proud to announce that it is expanding its commitment to sustainable development by joining the...
2.9.22 Members Making News
From the Fairfax County Times: The  Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved a little more than $33 million in financing support for the development of 175 affordable homes – to be known as Dominion Square West. The development is the first step of a two-phase plan to bring affordable...
12.15.21 Members Making News
This is the second article in the Build Back Better Benefits series that highlights how the funds targeted to public housing in the Build Back Better legislation will benefit local communities. The first article in the series focused on Baltimore. You can read it here. The funds included in...
12.2.21 Members Making News
From the Star Tribune: The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority plans to demolish more than a dozen houses it owns and replace them with 84 units in four- and six-plexes across the city. The roughly $34 million project is expected to begin in the summer of 2022 and calls for replacing aging...

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