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5.4.22 Members Making News
From Spectrum News 1: Moses Massenburg can be found every day on the farm where he grows produce and teaches people how to farm. “Typically, farmers like to beat the heat so I get here at 4 a.m.,” he said. Massenberg lives in Watts and grows produce in MudTown Farms, a 2.5-acre urban...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From the Los Angeles Sentinel: Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (D-44) joined with residents, community leaders and city officials to celebrate the funding of $860,000 for beautification efforts at public housing developments in the Watts district of Los Angeles. During a brief ceremony at...
5.4.22 Report, Research
The Terner Center released a report analyzing the geography of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) disbursement and where local capacity gaps may be hindering the ERA Take-Up Rate, a measure of the number of ERA payments divided by the number of very low-income renter households (i.e....
5.4.22 Report, Research
The Coalition for the Homeless annual report, State of the Homeless, grades both New York City and State on their abilities to meet the needs of unsheltered individuals, offer access to low-barrier shelters and psychiatric services, and provide affordable housing options for extremely low-income...
5.4.22 Report, Research
MDRC released the fourth report in its ongoing evaluation of HUD’s experimental rent reform policy. HUD commissioned MDRC to conduct the Rent Reform Demonstration, which evaluates how an alternative rent policy could reduce work disincentives for HCV households, reduce administrative burden on...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) announced today its Board of Commissioners has approved more than $26.3 million in contract extensions with the nonprofit owners of four affordable housing communities in...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: For the second year, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) will partner with the Daisie Foundation, a non-profit that specializes in random acts of kindness, for a special Mother’s Day Makeover Celebration honoring 100 CHA residents at 10:00 a...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From The Journal Record: The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a revised resolution providing $1.25 million to help build one of the largest affordable housing developments in decades. The Oklahoma City Housing Authority and its nonprofit arm, the Community Enhancement Corp., requested...
5.4.22 Members Making News
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month  8th Annual Housing Is Summit Focuses on Health and Housing It has been shown that housing instability has an impact on a range of health issues, including mental health. At the national level, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities has...
5.4.22 Report, Research
Recently, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released its annual Gap report, which measures the availability of rental housing affordable to extremely low-income (ELI) households and other income groups. Using 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) data, the 2022 report found that “...

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