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12.19.19
April 30 - May 1, 2020 | Washington, D.C. Early bird savings end soon for the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities' 6th annual Housing Is Summit, the preeminent event dedicated to collaboration among the housing, education, and health sectors. The Summit is a time for partners—current and...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From The News Tribune: Two local entities have partnered to help seniors and disabled residents in Tacoma gain affordable housing. On Wednesday, Tacoma Housing Authority and Cascade Park Communities announced a partnership to help make available 145 affordable assisted-living units. “Assisted...
12.18.19 Members Making News
On Tuesday, December 10, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration (AHEAD) Act, legislation intended to encourage public housing authorities and school districts to work together to address child and family homelessness through a...
12.18.19 Awards/Grants
From The Columbian: U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced $2.3 million in statewide funding to house veterans through the HUD-VA Supportive Housing Program, better known as VASH, on Tuesday. The program combines rental assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development with...
12.18.19 Research
New research from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) shows that federal rental assistance reduces crowding, housing instability, and homelessness, lifts individuals out of poverty, boosts children's life outcomes, and improves adult well-being & health costs. However, while...
12.18.19
CLPHA is pleased to share the Education Working Group’s webinar series calendar of events for 2019-2020. Most webinars are open to our broader community of practice! This year’s series covers a variety of topics such as attendance, child welfare, racial equity, and predatory for-profit...
12.18.19 Research
According to a new study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), children 12 years or younger whose families receive vouchers experience lower rates of hospitalization and accrue inpatient spending over the course of two decades. Researchers linked participant data from the...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From 89.7 WKSU: The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority says more than 20,000 families are waiting for housing assistance. A federal grant will allow it to help some of those most in need. The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is calling the project the Mainstream Voucher Program...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From the Associated Press: Boston has been awarded $1.8 million in federal funding to provide homes for residents with disabilities and homeless people. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced the funding for the Boston Housing Authority from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From the Livingston Ledger: Young men are spreading and shoveling piles of  mulch on the raised beds on a pleasantly warm February afternoon. At the other end of the garden, a manager peers through the greenhouse at beds of collard greens. Juxtaposed against the cracked concrete...

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