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12.18.19
CLPHA is pleased to share the Education Working Group’s webinar series calendar of events for 2019-2020. Most webinars are open to our broader community of practice! This year’s series covers a variety of topics such as attendance, child welfare, racial equity, and predatory for-profit...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From the San Jose Spotlight: The first supportive housing complex in the city of Santa Clara broke ground Monday morning, the latest in a line of projects funded by a massive county tax for affordable housing. Calabazas Community Apartments – a 5-story, 145-unit building at 2904 Corvin...
12.18.19
March 4-6, 2020 | Austin, TX Registration is now open for RAD Collaborative’s Southwest Regional Convening, which will be held March 4-6, 2020, in Austin, TX. Join with other practitioners from all over the Southwest to learn how the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) has gone all in...
12.18.19
In response to the tragic high-rise fire in Minneapolis last month, Minnesota Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar introduced the Public Housing Fire Safety Act of 2019 this week. The bill would create a new competitive grant program to provide funds to PHAs who wish to retrofit older high-rise...
12.18.19 Report
Last month, HUD released a report on new findings from the Rent Reform Demonstration, a randomized control study examining the effects of new rent rules on families served by four PHAs. Approximately 6,600 families in the voucher program at the Lexington, Louisville, San Antonio, and D.C. Housing...
12.18.19 Members Making News
On Tuesday, December 10, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration (AHEAD) Act, legislation intended to encourage public housing authorities and school districts to work together to address child and family homelessness through a...
12.18.19 Research
New research from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) shows that federal rental assistance reduces crowding, housing instability, and homelessness, lifts individuals out of poverty, boosts children's life outcomes, and improves adult well-being & health costs. However, while...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From the Livingston Ledger: Young men are spreading and shoveling piles of  mulch on the raised beds on a pleasantly warm February afternoon. At the other end of the garden, a manager peers through the greenhouse at beds of collard greens. Juxtaposed against the cracked concrete...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From 89.7 WKSU: The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority says more than 20,000 families are waiting for housing assistance. A federal grant will allow it to help some of those most in need. The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is calling the project the Mainstream Voucher Program...
12.18.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From WBTV News: The Fifth Third Bank Foundation announced grant winners for its Strengthening Our Communities Fund. The bank handed out $200,000 in grant money Friday at the Mint Museum. The money went to local non profits that focus on affordable housing, financial stability, and small...

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