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3.18.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA endorsed Congressman Adam Smith’s (D-Wash.) Ensuring a Long-Term Housing Recovery Act, which was introduced this week in the House of Representatives. The bill would utilize local Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) to provide rental assistance as the nation continues to address the...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From ABC 6 Columbus: 18-year-old, Ka’Marr Smith has traveled a tough road. After the death of his mother, he bounced around between family members. Smith found himself getting into trouble and acting out, which lead him down an even darker path. ... A professor then pointed Smith in the...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From the Boston Herald: The city’s mobile vaccination site has begun putting shots in arms, starting with 100 vaccines at a Boston public housing project for seniors in Roxbury. “This is the beginning of a mobile effort that the city’s going to roll out to bring vaccines to people’s homes, to...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From the Yakima Herald: Construction of the Chuck Austin Place — a veterans housing project and service hub in Yakima — is on track for summer completion. Apartments have been built and work continues to transform an old armory into additional housing and a center where medical, dental...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From WAVY News Norfolk: There was a continuous flow of people heading into the community building in the Calvert Square neighborhood of Norfolk Sunday. All of them were waiting patiently to get their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. “It feels good to get the first one out the way,” said Norfolk...
3.10.21 Members Making News
To close out Black History Month, Atlanta Housing offered a thought-provoking, timely discussion on the intersections of race and housing, titled “Dialogues in Housing: Affordable Housing & the Race Factor” that explored: The history of how race impacted...
3.10.21 Report
IDENTIFYING AREAS FOR PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO EXPAND PANDEMIC-RELATED RESOURCES In order to identify and address COVID-19 needs and ongoing priorities for our PHA members, CLPHA conducted a survey in January 2021. The survey received responses from 35 of our PHA members, who provided data...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From InsiderNJ: Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced today a new partnership between AeroFarms, the world leader in vertical farming, and the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) with a resolution going before the Jersey City Municipal Council this week to provide free, nutritious...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From the Chicago Sun Times: A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the need for government officials to make it easier especially for older people to access vaccine appointments, the online competition being unworkable for many of them. That’s before you even get to mobility issues. One...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From the San Diego Community News Group: Mayor Todd Gloria on Feb. 25 announced new partnerships between the City of San Diego and three nonprofit organizations to bolster programs helping young people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The new shelter and outreach opportunities...

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