Members Making News

1.24.23
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.
1.24.23
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 $...
1.24.23
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....
1.24.23
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.
1.24.23
From the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino's newsletter:
1.24.23
From the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino:
1.11.23
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!
1.10.23
From the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release:
1.10.23
From GeekWire: Amazon will provide $150 million to build and preserve 1,700 units of affordable housing in Seattle and neighboring cities. The new funding, announced Monday at a press conference with Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell, will go to 10 nonprofit organizations to pay for low-rate loans and grants. It’s part of the company’s $2 billion Amazon Housing Equity Fund to support the...
1.10.23
From WTAM Radio Cleveland: A public-private partnership aimed at bringing digital equity to Cleveland has reached a significant milestone ahead of schedule: Connecting 1,000 households and approximately 2,200 Cleveland residents to low-cost, reliable broadband in MetroHealth’s footprint.
1.10.23
From the San Antonio Report: San Antonio City Council unanimously approved the city’s first batch of affordable housing bond funding on Thursday. The $44 million, which includes some money from federal housing programs, will fund 14 projects across the city that will build or rehabilitate an estimated 2,532 housing units over the next five years.
1.10.23
From Multi-Housing News: CommonBond Communities has broken ground on a 60-unit fully affordable senior housing project, The Lumin, in Saint Paul, Minn. The development team also includes Ryan Cos. as general contractor and Ryan A+E Inc. as civil engineer, while LHB Inc. provided architecture services. Completion is expected in 2023.
1.10.23
From the Boston Herald: Boston housing officials and city-based nonprofit Economic Mobility Pathways are seeking more participants for a mentoring program aimed at helping low-income Bostonians out of poverty.
1.10.23
From the Housing Authority of the City of Austin's website: Austin Mayor Steve Adler honored Housing Authority of the City of Austin President and CEO Michael Gerber for his work on expanding affordable housing in Austin by presenting him with a Key to the City. Adler presented the key during his remarks at an event celebrating the groundbreaking for the forthcoming renovations of...
1.10.23
From The Real Deal: The City of Austin has plans to redevelop the country’s oldest African American public housing complex into an affordable residential district.
1.10.23
From KLTA 5 Los Angeles: The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, aka HACLA, has completed a multi-million dollar purchase of an apartment complex in Crenshaw with a plan of keeping the rentals affordable for decades. The property is the Residences at Woodlake, an apartment community located at 4555 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. HACLA purchased the 276-unit...
1.10.23
From the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' website:
1.10.23
From CBS Baltimore: The Housing Authority of Baltimore City said it helped nearly 1,700 residents find new homes this year through the Housing Choice Voucher Program. That's a 30 percent increase from 2021, according to Baltimore City. There are more than 13,000 residents currently enrolled in the HCVP, a program that helps Baltimore's low-income families offset the cost of rent...
1.10.23
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter: The Sacramento City Council recently voted to approve funding that would invest millions into the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency’s Marina Vista and Alder Grove public housing communities.
12.15.22
The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA), in partnership with Community Action Akron Summit, is launching a Hotspot Lending Program available to qualifying residents in public housing. This program will provide 1,000 hotspots through a lending library managed by AMHA connecting up to 15 devices within one household. This program will provide free in home high-speed access for the whole...
12.6.22
From the City of Austin's Office of Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs' newsletter: The Housing Authority of the City of Austin and Head of Strategic Initiatives Catherine Crago hosted a reception for Paloma Perez on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at the Henry Flores Education and Training Center in the Meadowbrook apartment complex. Paloma is an Austin native and the press secretary for the...
12.6.22
HUD has awarded $30 million in funding to hire and maintain Service Coordinators who will assess the needs of residents of conventional Public Housing and assist in coordinating community resources. The ROSS-SC awards will go to 111 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) among other entities to fund 135 Service Coordinator positions.

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