Opinion: West End's opportunity for catalytic, inclusive growth (Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From Cincinnati.com's op-ed section: With residents and partners, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Greater Cincinnati forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity − great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families. At LISC Greater Cincinnati, we have used that comprehensive approach − focused on both investment and systems change − in our work with...
Rep. Tom Cole, New House Appropriations Committee Vice-Chair and THUD Subcommittee Chair, Visits Oklahoma City Housing Authority
We are pleased to announce that the Northern Illinois Regional Affordable Community Housing (NI ReACH) has become a member of CLPHA!
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh’s CyberBus Rolls Its Way to Arizona During Super Bowl Week
From the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh's press release: The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) and The Jerome Bettis Bus Stops Here Foundation are making the cross country trek from Pittsburgh to Arizona to promote digital literacy while demonstrating their newest innovation in Digital Literacy Programming – the WOW CyberBus – during the week leading up to Super...
Housing Authority of the City of Austin Awarded $794,941 to Help HUD-Assisted Families Build Financial Stability and Self-Sufficiency
From the Housing Authority of the City of Austin's press release: The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $460,229 to renew its existing Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) Programs for residents of HACA’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) housing assistance program, as well as an additional $...
A Step Towards Connectivity and Opportunity in Los Angeles (Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)
Residents in the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' Estrada Courts housing development now have access to high-speed, no-cost internet. A Step Towards Connectivity and Opportunity in Los Angeles from WeLink on Vimeo.
SERC MLK Basketball & Cheer Tournament Hosted by the Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro Creates Buzz
From the Goldsboro Daily News: Participants are still buzzing with leftover excitement from the 2023 SERC MLK Basketball & Cheer Tournament hosted in Goldsboro, North Carolina, January 13-15th. Housing Authorities throughout the Southeastern Region of the United States traveled during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with their youth, families, coaches, and staff to an incredible...
From the Oregon Health Authority and Department of Human Services' news bulletin: In 2017, Home Forward began testing its Portland public housing buildings for radon to prepare for a major rehabilitation project. The agency discovered some buildings had elevated levels of radon, but guidance on addressing it was limited. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...
MAPS 4 board approves millions to fight homelessness in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City Housing Authority)
From ABC 5 News Oklahoma City: Millions of dollars were approved on Thursday to fight homelessness through Oklahoma City's MAPS 4 program. The plan included a partnership with the Oklahoma City Housing Authority to add more than 500 supportive and transitional units, preserve 1,500 public housing units and build 150 workforce homes.
San Diego Leaders and Organizations Working to Boost Black Homeownership (San Diego Housing Commission)
From NBC 7 San Diego: Homeownership is often seen as a step towards laying down roots in a community and building generational wealth, and groups in San Diego are working to increase access to homeownership for Black families. An Urban League Study reports 29% of Black San Diegans are homeowners, compared to 35% of Latinos, 54% of Asians and 54% of white in the same city.
HUD has announced a total of $116 million in Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) Program awards to 714 PHAs. The awards include $109 million to 682 PHAs for the 2022 Renewal FSS Program, and an additional $6 million to 32 PHAs and 38 Project Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) owners for the 2022 New FSS Program.
Unlocking the Connection: How the Housing Authority of the City of Austin Has Tackled the Digital Divide
The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) is one of the leading housing authorities in the field of digital equity, offering several services to residents to improve digital inclusion. Eight years ago, HACA identified that their residents were missing out on the many online services and opportunities due to the digital divide – that is, the gap between those who have consistent access to...
We are pleased to announce that Mobile Housing Authority has become a member of CLPHA!
City of Seattle distributing free ORCA Cards to more than 10,000 Seattle Housing Authority residents
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release:
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) leaders today joined with U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH-09) as well as business and government officials to celebrate the grand opening of LMH’s new headquarters at the site of the former United Way of Greater Toledo building on Jackson Street in Toledo, marking the first time in the authority’s 90-year history...
Good Knights of Lorain to build, donate 100 beds to Cleveland-area kids (Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From WKYC Cleveland: A good night's sleep is crucial to a child's health and development. And, yet, there are so many children without a bed to lay in at night. Later this week, that will will change for some underserved children in the Cleveland area, thanks to the Good Knights of Lorain and several local businesses.
City Of Chicago, Chicago Housing Authority, and Related Midwest Break Ground on Next Phase at Roosevelt Square
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More apartments, townhomes coming to Stop Six as part of transformation plan (Fort Worth Housing Solutions)
From The Fort Worth Report: The next step in the Stop Six neighborhood transformation plan is set to bring an additional 80 apartments and townhomes to the historic southeast Fort Worth area. Babers Manor, located on a vacant lot at the corner of Ramey and South Hughes avenues, will bring in two-story and three-story apartment buildings and townhomes. The project is estimated at $...
From Industry Era: Fort Wayne Housing Authority cultivates vibrant, inclusive neighborhoods by providing safe, quality, affordable housing and a high level of life based on economic self-sufficiency under the guidance of CEO and Executive Director George Guy. The company has public, regular, and low-income housing and Fort Wayne residents with low incomes can afford to live in these units....
From KARE 11 Minneapolis: It's been a little more than three years since the fatal fire at Hiawatha Towers in Minneapolis' Cedar Riverside neighborhood. Five people died in that public housing building the day before Thanksgiving, 2019, and state authorities later determined that their lives could have been saved had sprinklers been installed.
From the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino's newsletter:
From the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino:
Fort Wayne, Goldsboro, New Orleans and DC Housing Authorities Receive Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grants
CLPHA congratulates our members Fort Wayne Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro, Housing Authority of New Orleans, and District of Columbia Housing Authority upon receiving Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grants from HUD!