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1.11.23 Members Making News
CLPHA congratulates our members Fort Wayne Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro, Housing Authority of New Orleans, and District of Columbia Housing Authority upon receiving Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grants from HUD! On December 22, 2022, HUD Secretary...
1.11.23 Members Making News, Research
A study published in the Journal of Housing Economics examines the relationship between density and COVID during three distinct waves of the pandemic in New York City. The authors use individual Medicaid claims records, which offer a wealth of demographic characteristics and pre-existing...
1.11.23 Research
The Evaluation of THRIVE East of the River, a guaranteed-income pilot that provided emergency cash relief of $5,500 to almost 600 Washington, DC households during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, shows promising outcomes for participants. THRIVE cash gifts and operations were privately funded...
1.11.23 Policy, Analysis
Dr. Jenny Schuetz, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute and prominent housing policy and urban economics analyst, recently authored a blog post in which she calls for better research into the efficacy of housing policy reforms. The post notes that recent legislative actions in places from...
1.11.23
CLPHA is pleased to welcome our new legislative assistant, Cynthia Cuestas. Cynthia joined CLPHA at the beginning of January 2023. In her new role Cynthia will work closely with the CLPHA’s Legislative Director, Gerard Holder. Cynthia has over five years of experience working with various...
1.10.23 Members Making News
From the Boston Herald: Boston housing officials and city-based nonprofit Economic Mobility Pathways are seeking more participants for a mentoring program aimed at helping low-income Bostonians out of poverty. Within its first year, roughly 50% of the 266 participants in the program, dubbed ‘AMP...
1.10.23 Members Making News
From the San Antonio Report: San Antonio City Council unanimously approved the city’s first batch of affordable housing bond funding on Thursday. The $44 million, which includes some money from federal housing programs, will fund 14 projects across the city that will build or...
1.10.23 Members Making News
From the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA), in partnership with Community Action Akron Summit, is launching a Hotspot Lending Program available to qualifying residents in public housing. This program will provide 1,000 hotspots...
1.10.23 Members Making News
From GeekWire: Amazon will provide $150 million to build and preserve 1,700 units of affordable housing in Seattle and neighboring cities. The new funding, announced Monday at a press conference with Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell, will go to 10 nonprofit organizations to pay for low-rate loans and...
1.10.23 Members Making News
From Multi-Housing News: CommonBond Communities has broken ground on a 60-unit fully affordable senior housing project, The Lumin, in Saint Paul, Minn. The development team also includes Ryan Cos. as general contractor and Ryan A+E Inc. as civil engineer, while LHB...

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