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3.10.21 Members Making News
From the Sacramento Bee: As part of a national effort to save low-income renters from eviction, Sacramento city and county officials on Thursday will make nearly $100 million in free rent assistance grants available to help pay for past-due rent and utility bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
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 Columbus Dispatch: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority plans to issue an additional 1,000 housing vouchers over the next year, while 24,000 remain on its wait list for federally subsidized housing. The housing authority has already issued 12,500 housing vouchers,...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From the New York City Housing Authority’s press release:  [On March 10, 2021] NYCHA released its unconstrained Transformation Plan, a vision for significant yet sustainable change to NYCHA’s governance and leadership structure, property management systems, and central support...
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 winter 2021. The survey received responses from 35 of our PHA members, who provided data...
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 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 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
CLPHA congratulates the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority upon receiving a $246,468 grant from HUD’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program! HUD’s Family Self -Sufficiency (FSS) Program funding helps local public housing authorities to hire Service Coordinators who work...
3.9.21 CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
Over $41 Billion Provided for Housing Programs On March 6, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 1319, an unprecedented, far-reaching, $1.9 trillion emergency funding and authorization recovery legislation providing desperately needed relief for people impacted by the pandemic, entitled the “...

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