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5.31.19 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy
Draft comments for the proposed rule on changes to Section 3 are now available. CLPHA received valuable feedback on the changes during our recent member call and those concerns are reflected in our draft comments. Please contact Senior Research & Policy Analyst Emily Warren at ewarren@...
4.18.19 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA will host a call on May 21 at 2:00 PM ET to solicit member feedback on draft comments of the recently published notice on proposed changes to Section 3 and the related notice on proposed benchmarks. Comments are due on June 3. As previously outlined in a CLPHA Member Update from April 3, the...
4.3.19 CLPHA Member Update
HUD announced today on a briefing call and press release that a new proposed rule on Section 3 has been published. Tom Davis, director of HUD’s Office of Recapitalization, provided an overview of the proposed changes during the call. The rule asks for comment on significant changes to Section...
3.8.19 Members Making News
From the Distirct of Columbia Housing Authority's e-newsletter: The District of Columbia Housing Authority's Section 3 program was highlighted by the regional director and field office director of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Mid-Atlantic Region. Regional Director Joseph...
3.8.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
From the Los Angeles Times: Ben Carson, the U.S. secretary of Housing and Urban Development, went to Watts on Wednesday to announce a $3.7-million grant for a new job center at Nickerson Gardens, the biggest public housing development west of the Mississippi. The grant to the Housing Authority of...
3.8.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From  the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' website:  The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) was awarded a $3.7 Million Jobs Plus Initiative (JPI) grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The award was announced by Dr. Ben...
3.5.19 Members Making News
Riverstone Apartments in Federal Way is the latest addition to the King County Housing Authority’s (KCHA) workforce housing portfolio. The attractive 308-unit complex sits across the street from the Star Lake Park and Ride, which in 2024 will be converted to the South 272nd Street Link Light...
1.24.19 Members Making News
The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) held a job fair for dozens of college students living in CHA communities. Nineteen companies participated in the event.
1.24.19 Members Making News
District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) Executive Director Tyrone Garrett announced that DCHA “has increased participation and success rates by nearly 150 percent in the Section 3 employment program and a 70 percent increase in job training and professional development.” In FY 2018 more than...
12.13.18 Members Making News
A recent story by NPR highlights the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA)Food Business Pathways program, a free, ten-week training program offering NYCHA residents guidance in starting food businesses. Since the program’s inception in 2019, 271 NYCHA residents have graduated,...

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