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1.27.21
From the Chicago Crusader: Representatives from prominent corporate organizations – including RSM, BMO Harris, Rush University Medical Center and Art Institute of Chicago – networked virtually with 70 Chicago Housing Authority college students Wednesday to discuss career opportunities at “Take...
1.27.21 Members Making News
From the City of Boston's press release:  Mayor Martin J. Walsh today celebrated a significant milestone in the City of Boston’s housing work, as the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) has provided housing choice vouchers since December 2019 to more than 1,000 Boston families experiencing...
1.27.21 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: In 2020, the Board of Lucas County Commissioners made CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) funding available to local organizations to cover the cost of expenditures incurred due to the unprecedented COVID-19 public health...
1.27.21 Members Making News
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Comcast said Tuesday it will equip eight safe spaces in communities in the Pittsburgh area with internet service to help students from low-income families access their online education amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The spaces, known as “lift zones,” will be...
1.25.21 CLPHA Comments
On Friday, January 22, CLPHA submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on its new $3.2 Billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program provided for in the latest COVID-19 stimulus package. In our comments, we address specific questions posed by the FCC and...
1.13.21 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh’s press release: The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) is very excited to announce receipt of a generous grant in the amount of $150,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. These funds will be used to purchase a new...
1.13.21 Research, Report, Analysis
Project SOAR Closeout Site Visit Summary Program Evaluation Division, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development June 2020 The Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency for Education (ROSS-ED) Project SOAR grant program was an effort to improve access to higher education...
12.18.20 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA has been working with our long-time partner the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) on out-of-school time (OST) opportunities for PHA residents, with a particular eye to modifications due to COVID-19. We are pleased to share that we are co-hosting a Professional Learning Community...
12.16.20 Members Making News
From The 74: Seeing how 2020 has become the year of highly unlikely events actually happening, Karen DuBois-Walton, president of the Housing Authority of New Haven in Connecticut, would like to put one more on the table: school integration. After all, she notes, protests following the police...
12.2.20 Members Making News
From DCist:  Students sat two to a table, separated by plexiglass and wearing face masks. An 11-year-old girl took a math test on decimals. A 9-year-old boy solved a word problem that directed him to calculate the attendance size of the Super Bowl. His 7-year-old sister doodled in a notebook...

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