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12.18.20 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA has been working with our long-time partner the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) on out-of-school time (OST) opportunities for PHA residents, with a particular eye to modifications due to COVID-19. We are pleased to share that we are co-hosting a Professional Learning Community...
12.17.20 Awards/Grants, CLPHA Member Update
We are pleased to announce a new COVID-19 grant opportunity for PHAs as well as the release of a new survey to assess PHAs’ needs in 2021.    Member Needs Survey Throughout 2020, CLPHA has been working with members to address resident and staff needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic...
12.16.20 Research
The work of resident service coordinators has been essential to maintaining the mental and physical health of seniors living in publicly funded housing during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new study from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCSHS), based on a survey conducted with...
12.16.20
From the Partnership for Children & Youth’s HousED Initiative:  HousED is collecting information from staff and residents with children living in public and affordable housing to gauge what gaps in food insecurity and meals assistance their children and young people are...
12.2.20 Members Making News
From DCist:  Students sat two to a table, separated by plexiglass and wearing face masks. An 11-year-old girl took a math test on decimals. A 9-year-old boy solved a word problem that directed him to calculate the attendance size of the Super Bowl. His 7-year-old sister doodled in a notebook...
12.2.20 Members Making News
From Akron.com:   The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) and Building For Tomorrow’s ConnectHome Akron Initiative is bringing internet service to underserved communities through high-speed community Wi-Fi zones. According to AMHA officials, the Wi-Fi Zones will give residents...
11.20.20 Press Release
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release November 20, 2020   Washington, D.C. (November 20, 2020) – The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) announced today that it received a grant from the Center for...
11.10.20
Friday, November 13 | 3:00 p.m. ET From HUD's Office of Public & Indian Housing and the Dept. of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration:  To educate communities about how transit agencies can coordinate with municipalities, public housing authorities and school districts to...
11.5.20 Members Making News
From Los Angeles Daily News: Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a new initiative Friday designed to deliver six months of free internet access to residents in four public housing communities across Los Angeles, making low-cost, high-quality broadband options available to 9,000 people in nearly 3,600...
11.5.20 Members Making News
With school back in session, parents across the country are navigating the complicated problem of how to facilitate remote schooling for their children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Low-income families, especially minorities, are further challenged by...

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