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11.14.18 CLPHA Advocacy, Report
New research from CLPHA and Econsult Solutions shows that PHAs generate and induce multiple streams of economic activity benefitting those who reside in public housing, as well as local employers, governments, and industries. Read more about "The Economic Impact of Public Housing: Ongoing...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From DCHA's newsletter: District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett unveiled a working draft of phase one of the agency’s 20-year comprehensive plan to begin addressing tackle the up to $2.5 billion in deferred maintenance and capital improvements...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From ideastream: Public art is everywhere at Woodhill Homes — much of it historic, dating from the 1930s and 1940s. A panel on a building shows a woman hoisting a basket of fruit above her head. In the community center gym, WPA murals cover the walls, showing scenes of everyday life from...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From the Hudson County View: Betty Morris had two very big families: one was her immediate family, with 16 children, as well as her family-at-large – the residents of the Marion Gardens Housing Complex. Back in 1974, when the family was under threat, she took action by heading down to...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From the Ventura County Star: No current residents at the Westview Village public housing complex in Ventura have an electric vehicle, but newly constructed units will include electric vehicle charging stations.  The charging stations are just one way to make sustainable features...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From InsiderNJ: Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) are unveiling a number of resident-focused community investments at the Marion Gardens Complex on Wednesday, September 18th at 3 p.m. The new programs and facilities include a...
9.17.19 CLPHA Member Update
Today, HUD released its fourth notice on implementation of the Housing Opportunities Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA), bipartisan legislation passed unanimously and enacted in July 2016 to streamline PHA operations and regulations. The new notice seeks comment on several HOTMA...
9.12.19 Members Making News
From Curbed DC: One of the District’s biggest landlords has put out an ambitious plan to refinance, repair, and redevelop roughly a third of its overall portfolio. That landlord is the D.C. Housing Authority (DCHA), which owns and manages over 8,000 public housing units citywide. While it is still...
9.12.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From the Toledo Blade: The Lucas County Metropolitan Housing Authority has received nearly $1 million in grant funding to identify and reduce lead-based paint hazards. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday awarded $970,225 to the local housing authority as part of a total...
9.12.19
On Tuesday, the U.S House of Representatives passed by vote H.R. 1690, the Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019, to protect residents of public housing from carbon monoxide poisoning by authorizing over $300 million over three years to fund the installation and maintenance of carbon monoxide...

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