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12.1.21 Members Making News
From TAP into Paterson: "The Housing Authority of Paterson (PHA) and the Paterson Division of Health are partnering to offer unvaccinated resident participating in the PHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) $100 per family member over the age of five that gets the vaccine. "Extensive...
11.29.21
CLPHA has been in conversation with ​Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) staff in the Executive Office about future work promoting maternal health equity, particularly postpartum care. The Biden-Harris administration is hosting a Maternal Day of Action on Tuesday, December 7...
11.18.21 Members Making News
 Public housing authorities know that providing stable housing is only the first step in helping families thrive. A comprehensive approach that combines health, education, and housing programs has shown to dramatically improve life outcomes for low-income families. Public housing authorities...
11.17.21 Members Making News
From the Charlotte Observer: Atrium Health provided new details Tuesday on plans for its billion-dollar “innovation district” surrounding the city’s future medical school, including the hospital system’s request for $75 million from the city and county. Plans for the district include a mix of...
11.17.21 Members Making News
From the Brooklyn Reader: A new 12-story 100% affordable housing development will bring 179 permanently affordable apartments to extremely low and low-income families in Brownsville. The Van Dyke III building, part of New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) 23 building Van Dyke housing complex...
11.12.21 CLPHA Member Update
You all have worked through challenging times over the past year and a half. Thank you to those of you who completed our COVID-19 survey issued in winter 2021 to assess COVID-19 needs and priorities within our member PHAs. You can see a summary of those results here. We are now re-issuing...
11.3.21
November 9, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET Our next Housing Is Working Group meeting will be CLPHA-member only update session on November 9 at 2:00 p.m. ET and will offer members the opportunity to report out on their cross-sector initiatives and learn from their peers' programs and...
11.2.21 Members Making News
From Eminetra: Access to food, or inaccessibility, has long been a problem in Sun Valley. It has been described as both a food desert and a food swamp. Similar ideas indicate that access to large grocery stores is not as easy as that of healthy food stores, and that the number of fast food...
11.2.21 Members Making News
From Bloomberg: A public housing community in Jersey City received an unusual amenity earlier this month: an indoor farm that will produce 550 pounds of free leafy greens a year. It’s the first of 10 aeroponic farms that will be installed across the city in a novel pilot program called ​​Healthy...
11.2.21 Report
In a report published in September 2021, the Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) examines how public housing authorities (PHAs) and affordable rental housing providers are assisting people with mental and physical health challenges, and...

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