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11.7.22
From 19 News Cleveland: MetroHealth Medical Center recently repaired playgrounds and updated fitness zones on the city’s East side, in the Buckeye neighborhood. The work was made possible by a grant from Fifth Third Bank. The fitness zones are located at the East End Neighborhood House, Fairhill Partners and Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Woodhill Community...
11.7.22
From Spectrum News 1 Cincinnati: Armed with half a dozen paintbrushes, a handful of rollers and a few buckets of paint, a dozen residents with Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority hoped to brighten up their community space and employment outlook with a little hands-on training. 
11.7.22
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter: SHRA, the City of Sacramento, Jamboree and members of the community recently celebrated the opening of Vista Nueva, a Homekey project providing permanent supportive housing in Natomas for families experiencing homelessness.
11.7.22
From the Los Angeles Rams' press release: Los Angeles Rams Head Coach Sean McVay, the LA84 Foundation, the Play Equity Fund and the Steinmetz Foundation provided funding for the construction of new playground equipment at the Ramona Gardens Housing Development in Boyle Heights. The playground has been completely refurbished and will be unveiled during a celebratory ribbon-cutting at 4pm on...
11.7.22
From the Los Angeles Community Development Authority's press release: The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to announce the launch of the Senior Grant Program which provides grants to help low-income seniors to remain in their homes and age in place.
11.7.22
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: An empty dirt lot in San Ysidro is getting a new purpose as an affordable housing community with rental apartments for 100 seniors with low income, including 25 for seniors who have experienced homelessness, a transformation made possible through collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC).
11.7.22
From Mountain Housing Opportunities' press release: The Asheville Housing Authority (AHA) and Mountain Housing Opportunities, Inc. (MHO) were awarded a new construction 9% housing tax credit development in Buncombe County.
11.7.22
From the City of Norfolk's press release: The City of Norfolk is joining the Community of Practice for Healthy Housing Equity, led by the National League of Cities (NLC), to develop community-wide approaches that support healthy housing in our community. Norfolk joins five other cities from across the nation to do intensive work on healthy housing and healthy equity.
10.26.22
From NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth: This new development in Fort Worth's Stop Six neighborhood sits where Cavile public housing once stood.  "Just to see how far this project has come and get a sneak peek of what is to come is great because it's nothing like it was before," former Cavile resident Brasalin Mosely said. Mosley was one of many people relocated for the project. But...
10.26.22
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release:  The Chicago Housing Authority partnered with national non-profit Operation Warm for the 15th year Saturday at UIC Forum to give away 5,000 new winter coats to children living in public housing and participants of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.
10.26.22
From King County Housing Authority's press release: The King County Housing Authority, in partnership with a number of organizations across the county working to help people experiencing homelessness, has achieved a lease-up rate of 90 percent for the 762 Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) it was awarded through the Biden administration’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. This compares with a...
10.26.22
From Opportunity Home San Antonio's press release: Opportunity Home San Antonio will begin construction on Snowden Apartments, its first self-developed, multi-family apartment with more than 50 percent of its units slated to provide affordable housing options for older adults at 0 – 30% AMI – making this newly-constructed apartment the most affordable development in the Opportunity Home...
10.26.22
From NBC 24 News Toledo: Wednesday morning, the City of Toledo, Lucas County and Lucas Metropolitan Housing announced a new, first-of-its-kind program that will pay landlords in the area to open their rentals to low-income residents. The groups hope to add 200 affordable housing units from 25 landlords to Toledo by March.
10.26.22
From McCormick Baron Salazar's press release: Construction has begun on Phase I of the redevelopment of the Perkins Homes in East Baltimore with the closing of financing by lead housing developer McCormack Baron Salazar. Phase I includes 103 mixed-income apartment units in one four-story building and two townhome buildings.
10.26.22
From the University of Washington and Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The University of Washington and the Seattle Housing Authority today announced that Bellwether Housing has been selected to develop a mixed-income high-rise of about 240 units in the University District, pending approval by the UW Board of Regents.
10.26.22
From ABC 10 News San Diego: The San Diego Housing Commission says it broke ground Thursday on 42 affordable apartments that veterans experiencing homelessness can take advantage of. The press release says the development, located on 47th Street in the Chollas View neighborhood, is expected to be finished in the spring of 2024. The site is east of I-805 and within walking distance...
10.26.22
From Rockland/Westchester Journal News: Sixty new apartments planned for Mulberry Street will feature high efficiency heating and insulation to meet the greener, "Passive House" standard. They will be served by a generator to keep the power running even through brutal storms. Each unit will also be earmarked for a senior in need of affordable housing.
10.26.22
From News 12 The Bronx: The City of Yonkers broke ground Wednesday on an affordable housing project for seniors. Future residents of the 60-unit building could see their monthly utility bills go from several hundred dollars down to just $30. The city Housing Authority says one benefit that's going to come from this energy efficient and environmentally friendly project is...
10.26.22
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority has partnered with Jonathan Rose Companies to preserve affordable housing at the Barbara Jean Wright Court Apartments, a 272-unit development located on Chicago’s Near West Side. Rose’s preservation acquisition will secure affordable housing in a quickly gentrifying community. The purchase of the property...
10.13.22
EHV Leasing Faster Than Any Previous HUD Voucher Program
10.13.22
Chicago officials and local and national housing leaders, including Chicago Housing Authority CEO Tracey Scott, celebrated the groundbreaking of the National Public Housing Museum of in Chicago on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.
10.11.22
From KFOR News Oklahoma: A popular local museum is now offering after-school programming for students living in low-income housing. Science Museum Oklahoma has entered into a partnership with the Oklahoma City Housing Authority to provide after-school programming for students living in OCHA housing sites.
10.11.22
From the El Paso Times: The Downtown El Paso area’s newest apartment project launched Wednesday after overcoming 18 months of delays tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and a federal regulatory roadblock. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday for the 80-unit, low-income apartment complex being built at a cost of $17.7 million by the city’s public housing authority, now known as...

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