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12.2.20
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority’s press release:
12.2.20
From Akron.com:   The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) and Building For Tomorrow’s ConnectHome Akron Initiative is bringing internet service to underserved communities through high-speed community Wi-Fi zones. According to AMHA officials, the Wi-Fi Zones will give residents in AMHA public housing full access to quality wireless internet service in their residential units...
12.2.20
From Tap Into Jersey City: The more than 75 year old Holland Gardens public housing project will be transformed into a regional model of what innovative public housing can accomplish, Mayor Steven Fulup and Jersey City Housing Authority officials announced Wednesday.
12.2.20
From the Times of San Diego: City officials, the San Diego Housing Commission and the Regional Task Force on the Homeless said Tuesday that regional collaboration has led to a significant drop in veteran homelessness and continues under the Operation Shelter to Home program.
12.2.20
From The Oklahoman: The Oklahoma City Housing Authority is preparing to replace the aging Towers Apartments, the only public housing downtown, as it begins an overhaul of its properties. The first step begins with construction of Thrive, a 316-unit, five-story apartment complex to be built at NW 10 and Classen. Once completed, the complex will include ground floor retail, 38...
12.2.20
From DCist:  Students sat two to a table, separated by plexiglass and wearing face masks. An 11-year-old girl took a math test on decimals. A 9-year-old boy solved a word problem that directed him to calculate the attendance size of the Super Bowl. His 7-year-old sister doodled in a notebook during a break from her virtual second-grade class.
12.2.20
From the Chicago Crusader: More than 1,000 property owners, managers, brokers, investors and other real estate professionals took part in a week of learning, networking and sharing best practices at the Chicago Housing Authority’s first-ever virtual Owner Symposium last week, dubbed “Symposium Week ‘20.”
12.2.20
From FreshWater Cleveland: A collaboration between the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA), the Cleveland Municipal School District, and University Hospitals (UH), Churchill Gateway will be the first in a multi-phase development and will be constructed on the site of the former Harry E. Davis Elementary School at East 105th Street and Churchill Avenue in...
12.2.20
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release: The District of Columbia Housing Authority celebrated veterans around the region and announced the awarding of 87 additional VASH, or Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing vouchers from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development at its ninth annual Veterans Appreciation Event. The event, held virtually this...
12.2.20
From WAVY News:   Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) is providing more assistance to city residents experiencing loss of income due to the pandemic. “Many residents beyond those we serve through public housing are in trouble right now due to income loss,” said NRHA Executive Director Ron Jackson. “We want to help as best as we can by providing housing counseling and...
12.2.20
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release: The District of Columbia Housing Authority has partnered with Greenleaf District Partners, a team comprised of developers Pennrose, EYA and Bozzuto Group to begin negotiations on the redevelopment of the greater Greenleaf community, including Greenleaf Gardens, Greenleaf Senior, Greenleaf Additions, and Greenleaf Extension.
12.2.20
From the Yonkers Times: One of the largest affordable housing redevelopment projects in the region reached another milestone with the closing on financing for 178 Warburton at The Ridgeway, a new $56 million mixed-income residential complex of 81 apartment homes in Southwest Yonkers that is being developed by the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) and The Community...
11.20.20
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: Joaquin Cintron Vega, President and CEO of Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH), announced today that LMH has been awarded the Auditor of State Award. The Auditor of State’s office audits nearly 5,900 entities and fewer than 8% are even eligible for the award. ...
11.5.20
Congratulations to David Nisivoccia for being appointed executive director of the Denver Housing Authority, which is a member of CLPHA. Since 2013, David has been president and CEO of the San Antonio Housing Authority, which also a member of CLPHA. Nisivoccia replaces Ismael Guerrero, a former CLPHA board member, who left DHA after 10 years to join Mercy Housing, a Denver-based national...
11.5.20
From 303 Magazine: Since 1929, Pancratia Hall has stood on the Loretto Heights campus, which acted as a southwest Denver educational facility for more than a century. Now, after the hall has been vacant for years, developers have launched a project to convert the building’s dorm rooms, chapel, attics and even its gymnasium into affordable apartments that are both one-of-a-kind and state-of-...
11.5.20
From Los Angeles Daily News: Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a new initiative Friday designed to deliver six months of free internet access to residents in four public housing communities across Los Angeles, making low-cost, high-quality broadband options available to 9,000 people in nearly 3,600 housing units. The initiative stems from a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of...
11.5.20
From the Miami Herald: Seniors seeking affordable housing near art, barbecue and the Health District can soon look to Miami’s up-and-coming Allapattah neighborhood.
11.5.20
From KPBS San Diego: The city of San Diego is planning to build on a successful pilot program for homeless San Diegans. Oftentimes San Diego’s homeless outreach efforts have been left to police officers, which can be dangerous for some unsheltered residents. The Coordinated Street Outreach Program offers a different approach, using case managers to connect people with...
11.5.20
From the Fresno Bee: Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday the Fresno Housing Authority, in partnership with the city of Fresno, will receive nearly $16.5 million to purchase and rehabilitate three more motels to house people experiencing homelessness.
11.5.20
From Wicked Local Cambridge: The Cambridge Community Foundation is distributing almost a half million dollars in grants to nonprofits throughout Cambridge a month ahead of schedule as organizations deal with the increased need and financial impacts brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. CCF announced it is releasing the grants early -- including $367,000 to 59 organizations focused...
11.5.20
From the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino's press release:

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