Members Making News

5.17.23
For the third year, the Chicago Housing Authority partnered with the Daisie Foundation for a special Mother's Day makeover celebration. Watch the video from WLS Chicago on Yahoo!Life.
5.17.23
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter: SHRA is honored to be selected for the distinguished Habitat for Humanity® of Greater Sacramento’s 2022 Cornerstone Hammy award. SHRA Executive Director La Shelle Dozier accepted the award at HHGS's 29th Annual Hammy Awards event on April 18. Over 40 awards were presented to various donors, volunteers, ReStore...
5.2.23
This month, the Durham Housing Authority and partners cut the ribbon on The Joyce, an 80-unit apartment complex, the first new construction community of a $1 billion, 2,500 unit plan to bring much-needed housing to Durham. The Joyce is named in honor of pioneering trailblazer Joyce T. Nichols, Durham's first African American physician's assistant, a former member of DHA's Board of Commissioners,...
5.2.23
From Spectrum News 1 Cleveland: One in three Cleveland households is directly affected by that change. Now, the city is partnering with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority to host produce pop-ups to support families and make up for that loss. Tiffany Scruggs, VP of Client Services at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, knows the...
5.2.23
From WCNC Charlotte: Greater Steps Scholars is celebrating 40 years of impact in providing Charlotte youth with the opportunity to increase their economic mobility through the power of education. 
5.2.23
From the Asheville Housing Authority's press release: After conducting a nationwide search, the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (HACA) is pleased to introduce Ms. Monique L. Pierre as its new President and CEO.
5.2.23
From the Denver Housing Authority's press release: The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) is partnering with University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) and Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) to help residents, DHA employees, and college students looking for housing and jobs in the downtown area.
5.2.23
From New York YIMBY: The New York City Housing Authority has partnered with BFC Partners, CB Emmanuel Realty, and non-profit organization Catholic Homes New York to complete $100 million in capital improvements at the West Brighton residential campus in Staten Island. Known formally as West Brighton I and II, the scope of work will impact more than 1,400 residents or 574 apartments spread...
5.2.23
From the Denver Housing Authority's website: David Nisivoccia, the CEO of Denver Housing Authority was featured on the CEO Spotlight program on KOA Radio 850AM on Friday, April 21, 2023.
5.2.23
From ABC 13 Toledo: Lucas Metropolitan Housing, in partnership with the Local Initiative Support Corporation, announced Friday the launch of its first-ever Financial Opportunity Center. The purpose of the FOC is to help residents build credit, grow assets and pursue career goals. LMH is the first public housing authority in Ohio to embed FOC services into its operations on behalf...
4.28.23
This week, the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading announced 2023 Public Housing Communities Honor Roll. The honorees employ strategies and tactics that leverage the resources of public housing agencies and organizations to advance seamless systems of coordinated and aligned care, services and family supports that are 24/7/365 and multigenerational.
4.19.23
From Axios Cleveland: At Michael Zone Recreation Center on Cleveland's West Side on Monday, Mayor Bibb passed out boxes of produce to a line of vehicles snaking through the parking lot and onto West 65th Street.
4.19.23
From ABC 10 Sacramento: The city of Sacramento is breaking ground on a new housing development for people transitioning out of homelessness. It's called Northview Pointe and it's located in North Sacramento, off Northgate Boulevard near Garden Highway. Set to open summer 2024, Northview Pointe will eventually be able to house about 100 people. It will include wraparound...
4.19.23
From HUD's Choice Neighborhoods Newsletter:
4.19.23
From Brinshore's press release: Brookwood at Antioch, the 66-unit mixed-income development in the Chaumiere neighborhood of Kansas City’s Northland will celebrate its ribbon cutting on March 31, 2023, as the sixth phase of Brinshore Development, the Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (HAKC), and the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s (City) Choice Neighborhoods (CNI) revitalization...
4.18.23
From Islander Media Group, Inc.: "Home" is the perfect setting for Miami-Dade County's new director of the Public Housing and Community Development Department. Alex R. Ballina was officially introduced during the recent Board of County Commission meeting by Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, who said "he brings tremendous experience to the job."
4.18.23
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter: SHRA Executive Director La Shelle Dozier was recently recognized during the California Women Making Herstory Senate floor ceremony. La Shelle is also Senate District 8’s Woman of the Year, nominated by Senator Angelique Ashby. March has been designated as Women's History Month and each year the California State...
4.18.23
From Ideastream: Woodridge Local Schools, the city of Cuyahoga Falls and the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) are partnering to provide free Wi-Fi to residents in public housing. AMHA Director of Resident Services Christina Hodgkinson said the project began with enabling Wi-Fi in public spaces such as community rooms, offices and libraries. The next step was to enable Wi...
4.18.23
From The Oregonian: Charles Coleman was living out of his car and paying for a membership at an inexpensive gym to simply access a shower before he was approved for a place at the new Hattie Redmond Apartments in North Portland.

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