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11.29.18 Members Making News
The San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) awarded $760,000 in funding via its Housing First San Diego initiative to National Community Renaissance developers for the construction of San Ysidro Senior Village, a future supportive housing community for seniors experiencing homelessness,...
11.29.18 Members Making News
The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) Executive Director Joseph Shuldiner and Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano showed off the first completed phase of MHACY’s Schlobohm Houses revitalization on a tour with the press and New York State Sen. Andrea Stewart-...
11.29.18 Members Making News
The Chicago Plan Commission has greenlit plans for a $200 million development, proposed by developer The Habitat Company, the Chicago Housing Authority, and other partners, to transform a struggling neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side. The project’s first phase will redevelop 10...
11.29.18 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) honored Boston Housing AuthorityAdministrator William McGonagle with its 2018 Affordable Housing Vision Award. The award recognizes affordable housing leaders "for their invaluable contributions and years of commitment to...
11.29.18 Members Making News
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) gave apartment keys to 20 veterans experiencing homelessness as part of DCHA’s Veterans Appreciation Day ceremony. The veterans’ rents will be subsidized with DCHA-funded vouchers. Hundreds of other veterans experiencing homelessness...
11.29.18 Members Making News
At a recent meeting of New Haven’s Affordable Housing Task Force, Elm City Communities (ECC) Executive Director Karen Dubois-Walton advocated for new strategies to remedy New Haven’s shortage of affordable housing, including subsidies for single-room occupancy units and having...
11.29.18 CLPHA Advocacy, Current Issues, In The News
CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman emphasized the central role of affordable housing to community development and discussed the importance of cross-sector collaborations to improve life outcomes during the Axios Hometown Tour breakfast in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Zaterman...
11.29.18 Innovations
As part of a Housing Is collaboration with the Kresge Foundation to explore ways to improve postsecondary access and success for low-income individuals, CLPHA and Kresge partnered to convene five innovative PHAs, their postsecondary partners, and federal staff for a meeting yesterday in...
11.29.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
Connecticut’s Competitive Housing Assistance for Multifamily Properties program awarded Elm City Communities $7.8 million to redevelop 276 units of affordable housing in New Haven.
11.29.18 Members Making News, Innovations
Next City covered the Housing Authority of the City of Austin’s (HACA) recent, unusual purchase of a 308-unit luxury apartment building on the open market in partnership with a real estate investment trust (REIT). HACA’s new property, on Austin’s Wells Branch Parkway, is the...

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