Members Making News

8.2.22
Congratulations to the six CLPHA members who received 2022 All-America City (AAC) Awards!
7.19.22
From Fresno State University's press release: As both Fresno State and Fresno Housing are committed to improving the living conditions of Central Valley residents, leaders of the two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding Friday to strengthen opportunities for academic and programmatic cooperation through education, affordable housing and community empowerment.
7.19.22
From The Morgan Hill Times: Santa Clara County is the 100th community to join the federal initiative “House America,” which pairs local governments with federal funding to address homelessness with a “housing first” mentality. 
7.19.22
From Home Forward's press release: Home Forward’s recent investment in its rent assistance program aimed at decreasing tenant rents and improving housing searches for thousands of families assisted with a Housing Choice Voucher in privately-owned rental housing. This change increases “payment standard” subsidy levels to between 95% and 105% of fair market rent (FMR) in each of Home Forward’s...
7.19.22
From Linc Housing's press release: Linc Housing joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, County of Los Angeles officials, new residents, and many other partners to celebrate the grand opening of Cadence, an all-new, 64-unit apartment community in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles for families and individuals who have experienced homelessness. ...
7.19.22
From WECT 6 News: The Wilmington Housing Authority Board plans to roll out a new landscaping initiative within their communities, which leaders say will not only hire local residents, but also shape the yards and the morale of WHA tenants.
7.19.22
From Louisville Metro Housing Authority's press release: Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA) today awarded five students $1,500 each during its 36th annual scholarship ceremony. After a two-year hiatus connected to the coronavirus pandemic, LMHA staff joined local leaders at Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc. to distribute the one-time awards.
7.19.22
From Affordable Housing Finance: A group of affordable housing professionals is teaming for one last Hood to Coast relay race to reach the $1 million mark raised over its history. To hit that milestone, the Running for Shelter team needs to raise at least $100,000 this year. The proceeds will be split between National Church Residences and Horizon Housing Foundation.
7.7.22
CLPHA was thrilled to welcome members back to our first in-person gathering since October 2019 at the Summer Member Meeting in Washington, DC on June 23-24, 2022. Members were excited to see fellow colleagues, chat between sessions, and mingle at CLPHA’s Member Meeting reception, a highly regarded event among public housing industry professionals.
7.6.22
From the Virgin Islands Daily News: The V.I. Housing Authority has begun a $117 million rehabilitation of the Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion housing community, kickstarting the authority’s revamp of affordable housing in the territory. The project is being undertaken in concert with stateside company MDG Design + Construction to achieve a new look for the 248-unit affordable housing...
7.6.22
From Spectrum News:  Spectrum employees in Northeast Ohio volunteered to show their support for the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority.  They gathered today in Cleveland for Spectrum's announcement that the company will contribute $50,000 to CMHA's Lakeview Terrace Community Center. Volunteers helped set up the new Spectrum Technology and Training Workspace. They...
7.6.22
From the Yonkers Times: The Bank of America Foundation, Bezos Earth Fund, and New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation all made a major commitment to alleviating climate risks in the Hudson Valley region by sponsoring a neighborhood-centered, solution-based climate resiliency initiative in the environmental justice community of Southwest Yonkers. This marks a historic series of...
7.6.22
From KION 46 News: State leaders announced two major Project Homekey sites have been awarded millions of dollars in funding to help with homeless housing in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties. The Santa Cruz County site, located along Park Avenue in Soquel, received $10.4 million from the state Department of Housing and Community Development and the Business, Consumer Services and...
7.6.22
From the Housing Authority of the City of Austin's (HACA) newsletter: Last month we marked two huge milestones in HACA's history: the grand opening of 156 brand new units at Chalmers East, and the groundbreaking on 156 additional units at Chalmers West. Thank you to the blue-shirted HACA staff in attendance and for showing our City and State leaders how the best agency in the nation improves...
7.6.22
From KPBS San Diego: Up to $500 a month in rental relief could soon be available for San Diegans at risk of homelessness. The San Diego City Council voted Monday to include the Housing Stability Fund in the city’s $5 billion fiscal year 2023 budget. The pilot project has enough money to cover 300 households for the next two years and is slated to help seniors, those with...
7.6.22
From Cambridge Day: The Cambridge Housing Authority’s Workforce Program that helps youths living in public housing prepare for college or a career has received a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation. The grant, to be distributed over two years, will support the program while government aid has dwindled.
7.6.22
From LessonBee's press release: The health education platform LessonBee will introduce its instructional program this summer to Yonkers’ affordable housing residents as part of the Westchester Innovation Network.
7.6.22
From the City of Boston's press release: Mayor Michelle Wu joined the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), 2Life Communities, local residents, and community partners Thursday morning to celebrate the groundbreaking for the redevelopment of JJ Carroll Apartments in Brighton.
6.15.22
From the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)'s press release:
6.15.22
From Boston.com:  The Boston Public Library’s new long-term borrowing program is working to ensure Boston residents have access to online educational materials. Boston residents can now access free Wi-Fi routers and Chromebooks through the library. Participants must be adult residents who do not otherwise have access to “equipment or services sufficient to meet their educational...
6.15.22
From NBC 24 News Toledo: Mulch was spread, flowers were planted and new paint was applied outside of the Glendale Terrace apartments Friday as Lucas Metropolitan Housing continued its "Thumbs Up" project. "We're going to make our properties look more presentable and make it feel more like home for the residents," property manager Brianna Eaton said. "We start from the outside, we...
6.15.22
From KUSI News San Diego: Outside of the homeless encampment in an unincorporated area of El Cajon, no other camp has gotten as much notoriety as the one in the Midway District. At one time, well over 100 people living in a tent city along Sports Arena Boulevard, creating a huge negative impact on businesses and residents in the area.

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