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2.19.20 Members Making News
From The News Tribune: Koz Development last year announced it was opening up its Koz on Market to help students find affordable housing. This year, a second Koz property is launching another program to help more students struggling with finding a place in Tacoma they can afford. Tacoma...
2.13.20
Can we protect public housing families from predatory for-profit colleges? With used car-salesman like tactics, predatory for-profit college recruiters have pressured low-income students to enroll in courses and take out student loans without telling the whole story about the true cost of fees or...
2.6.20
Last week, CLPHA was invited to present at a half-day symposium on health and housing hosted by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, D.C. CBPP recently released two papers on the ways Medicaid can help address individuals' social needs and what role they think Medicaid should...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From KTSM 9 News:  The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso’s (HACEP) scholarship program is giving residents the opportunity to achieve their goals and dreams. Since she was a child, Patricia Castillo had always dreamt of being a teacher, and because of the HACEP scholarship...
2.5.20
From the El Paso Herald-Post: For many people, home ownership is the ultimate American dream. But for some, it’s a dream that can feel just out of reach. That’s why the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) offers comprehensive home ownership and family self-sufficiency programs....
2.5.20 Members Making News
From the New Haven Independent: Fifteen-year-old Curtisy McGill is taking a course called Intro to Manufacturing at Hillhouse High. She has an inspiring teacher, who told her that plumbers get paid very well. Curtisy has already become the the go-to fix-it person in her family, specializing in...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From Fort Worth Housing Solutions' website: Hats off to the 51 women and men who graduated from either the Family Self-Sufficiency or Homeownership programs in 2019!  We celebrated their successes at a graduation dinner Dec. 3. “The hardest part is to start,” recalled Shunteia Goldman,...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From NBC 24 WNWO Toledo: The Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) wants children in its communities to be ready for preschool and kindergarten. Toledo Public Schools (TPS) and the PNC Foundation are making that happen. PNC granted $150,000 from its Grow Up...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From The News Tribune: For a decade, Gault Middle School has sat vacant on Tacoma’s Eastside. Located at 1115 E. Division Lane, the school closed down in 2009. Now, the building’s windows and doors are boarded over from years of accumulated damage. “We’ve had a lot of wire theft happen and...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From Next City: At the beginning of the spring 2020 semester, the chancellor at the University of Washington Tacoma sent out an advisory to students: “If you or someone you know is dealing with housing issues that might interfere with the ability to succeed in school,” it said, “a new program...

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