Members Making News

12.13.18
The San Diego Housing Commissionand partners cut the ribbon on the Luna at Pacific Highlands Ranch, a new affordable housing community in a pricey neighborhood of Northern San Diego that features 77 units for low-income residents.
12.13.18
On December 11, HUD announced a second round of awards for the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program, awarding an additional 424 vouchers. This announcement comes after HUD’s first round of awards in October of over 4,000 vouchers. Congratulations to CLPHA members who received additional awards!
12.13.18
  Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Executive Director and CLPHA Board Member Greg Russ (second from left) joins Mayor Jacob Frey (far right) for the signing of Minneapolis’s budget.    
11.29.18
On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care placement or is preventing family reunification. HUD awarded $30 million in funding to provide 3,...
11.29.18
The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) Executive Director Joseph Shuldiner and Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano showed off the first completed phase of MHACY’s Schlobohm Houses revitalization on a tour with the press and New York State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins. With mixed financing made possible by the RAD program, MHACY will renovate 411...
11.29.18
The San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) awarded $760,000 in funding via its Housing First San Diego initiative to National Community Renaissance developers for the construction of San Ysidro Senior Village, a future supportive housing community for seniors experiencing homelessness, including senior veterans.
11.29.18
Connecticut’s Competitive Housing Assistance for Multifamily Properties program awarded Elm City Communities $7.8 million to redevelop 276 units of affordable housing in New Haven.
11.29.18
At a recent meeting of New Haven’s Affordable Housing Task Force, Elm City Communities (ECC) Executive Director Karen Dubois-Walton advocated for new strategies to remedy New Haven’s shortage of affordable housing, including subsidies for single-room occupancy units and having individuals pay what they can afford for rent.
11.29.18
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) gave apartment keys to 20 veterans experiencing homelessness as part of DCHA’s Veterans Appreciation Day ceremony. The veterans’ rents will be subsidized with DCHA-funded vouchers.
11.29.18
The Chicago Plan Commission has greenlit plans for a $200 million development, proposed by developer The Habitat Company, the Chicago Housing Authority, and other partners, to transform a struggling neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side. The project’s first phase will redevelop 10 acres of mostly vacant land in the West Side’s North Lawndale...
11.29.18
Kurt Wiest, Executive Director of the Bremerton Housing Authorityco-wrote an op-ed in The Kitsap Sun about how stable, affordable housing is crucial to providing affordable, effective healthcare and improving health outcomes for low-income Americans.
11.29.18
The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) honored Boston Housing AuthorityAdministrator William McGonagle with its 2018 Affordable Housing Vision Award. The award recognizes affordable housing leaders "for their invaluable contributions and years of commitment to the development and provision of affordable housing." Mr. McGonagle...
11.29.18
Next City covered the Housing Authority of the City of Austin’s (HACA) recent, unusual purchase of a 308-unit luxury apartment building on the open market in partnership with a real estate investment trust (REIT).
11.29.18
Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) Secretary-Executive Director Tony Perez (front, center) holds HACM's Diversity in Business award from The Daily Reporter.  
11.9.18
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.
11.9.18
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles alongside partner Meta Housing Corporation, opened El Segundo Apartments and 127th Street Apartments in Harbor Gateway, two new communities offering a combined 160 units of permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless families and individuals.
11.9.18
The District of Columbia Housing Authority, via its nonprofit arm Community Vision, Inc., also hosted its first-ever 5K run in October, raising more than $24,000 for the housing authority’s holiday season giving initiatives.
11.9.18
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) and partners cut the ribbon on the Residences at Hayes Street, a 150-unit affordable housing community constructed with help from a $2 million DCHA loan. DCHA will also provide nearly $241,000 annually in rent subsidies to residents.
11.9.18
Laurel Green, a new apartment community featuring 40 permanent supportive housing units for individuals with mental health conditions that is partially funded with rent subsidies from the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, opened in Columbus, OH in October.
11.9.18
The Chicago Housing Authority partnered with nonprofit Operation Warm for their 11th year of handing out winter coats to low-income children.
11.9.18
The Charlotte Housing Authority has opened The Oaks at Cherry, an 81-unit affordable housing community with resident amenities such a playground, cyber café, and fitness center in Charlotte’s historic Cherry neighborhood. You can watch a video about The Oaks at Cherry community here.
11.9.18
Of the complex’s 68 units, 34 are funded by Section 8 project-based vouchers, and 15 of those apartments are set aside for individuals with disabilities. The construction of Key’s Pointe Residences is part of HABC’s massive revitalization plan for Baltimore’s O’Donnell Heights neighborhood.
10.24.18
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) and the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation unveiled newly-renovated basketball courtsat DCHA’s Potomac Gardens and Hopkins communities. The courts, freshly repainted, feature new hoops and nets for DCHA residents to enjoy.
10.24.18
The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) were recognized for their work in addressing homelessness among community college students and other barriers to higher education in a recent article for Inside Higher Ed. THA’s College Housing Assistance Program began in 2014 in response to rising rents in Tacoma and Pierce Counties.
10.24.18
The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) has finished Phase I of its Schlobohm Houses renovation project. When completed, MHACY will have renovated 411 units across eight buildings at a cost of $300 million with considerable assistance from the RAD program.

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