The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) held a Neighborhood Health Day at its Pueblo Del Rio community in partnership with Cedars Sinai Medical Center and COACH for Kids. The event offered residents free health screenings and promoted healthy living.
The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) won 42 achievement awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). HACSB earned the awards for its exemplary programs in senior and children services, public health, and literacy encouragement, among other areas.
Fifth Third Bank partnered with the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) to bring its Financial Empowerment Mobile, or eBus, to LMHA communities to offer residents free financial advice and job-searching services.
HUD awarded the Paterson Housing Authority a nearly $4 million grant through the HUD Capital Fund to renovate and modernize its public housing units. This grant is a 54% increase on its $2.58 million award from last year.
The Yakima Housing Authority will open seasonal housing for migrant farm workers this month. the Cosecha Courts 2 project will house 96 workers in the agriculture-rich Yakima Valley.
SAHA also has begun an initiative at its Cassiano Homes community to partner with the police and local agencies to walk with Cassiano Homes children to school and teach them about street safety.
The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) will build a neighborhood park on San Antonio's East Side with funding from its $30 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grant.
National playground-building nonprofit Kaboom! and the Baltimore Ravens teamed up with the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) to build a playground at HABC's Douglass Homes. 200 volunteers, including several Ravens players, helped with the project.
CLPHA’s Membership Spotlight features the outstanding work and achievements of our member public housing authorities - the nation’s largest and most innovative PHAs. Based on interviews with PHA executives, these brief profiles spotlight our members’ initiatives to strengthen their communities and improve life outcomes for their residents.