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7.11.19 Awards/Grants, Announcements
HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes has announced $324 million in available Lead Hazard Reduction grants intended to help local governments and certain state and tribal governments to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in low-income, privately-owned (unassisted) pre-...
7.2.19 CLPHA Advocacy
In an article for NBCNews.com, reporter Suzy Khimm spotlighted new legislation from Congressman Jesus Garcia (D-IL) that requires combination carbon monoxide and smoke detectors in public and assisted housing units and authorizes $300 million over a three-year period for installation and...
6.28.19
From the San Antonio Current: "Garcia Street Urban Farm, a 4.1-acre farm designed to bring fresh produce and food education to San Antonio's East Side, broke ground Wednesday morning.  The farm, which cost an estimated $500,000, will be managed via a partnership between...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From The Journal Gazette: The Fort Wayne Housing Authority will break ground Tuesday on a $13.9 million apartment complex on Spy Run Avenue Extended.  Dubbed River's Edge Apartments, the complex will be home to 56 one- and two-bedroom units of permanent supportive housing...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Legislation to prevent carbon monoxide fatalities in public housing was approved by the House Committee on Financial Services today and now moves to the full House for consideration. The “Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019,” by Representative Jesus Garcia (D-IL) requires combination carbon...
5.2.19 Members Making News, Innovations
Aligning health and housing systems to improve community health While social and economic determinants have a large impact on the health and well-being of families and individuals, the health care system has traditionally been disconnected from the human services systems designed to meet those...
4.25.19 CLPHA Advocacy
  CLPHA’s Communications Director Jenny Werwa (third from left) at the National Housing Conference’s Solutions for Housing Communications convening.   CLPHA is traveling across the country this month to discuss communications strategies and promote ourHousing Is work...
4.25.19 Members Making News
From the Kitsap Daily News: Kitsap Mental Health Services, the Bremerton Housing Authority and the City of Bremerton have teamed up to construct an apartment complex in Bremerton which aims to tackle Kitsap’s rising homeless population. Pendleton Place, as the project is called, takes its...
4.18.19
In a notice issued today, HUD announced new guidance on carbon monoxide detectors for HUD-assisted housing. The notice reminds owners of HUD-assisted properties to maintain functioning carbon monoxide detectors when required by local regulations and encourages owners operating in areas without any...
4.10.19 Research
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute recently released their 2019 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Report, which illustrates the health impact of a wide range of factors heavily influenced by where people live including health behaviors...

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