Members Making News

2.28.24
8 CLPHA Members Earn VASH Awards
2.27.24
From Fox 61 New Haven: The housing crisis is creating a dire situation for many people across Connecticut. Now, New Haven leaders are introducing a new ordinance to add more options for affordable housing. “We all are very concerned about access to housing,” said New Haven’s Mayor Justin Elicker at a press conference at City Hall Thursday. “It’s a really urgent situation for many...
2.27.24
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: A vacant portion of a transit station parking lot will be transformed into nearly 100 new affordable rental apartments for families with lower income through the new construction of SkyLINE Apartments, which celebrated its groundbreaking today in Rancho Bernardo.
2.27.24
Over 1,500 child welfare-involved families and 600 eligible foster youth across Washington State will now have access to much-needed housing assistance thanks to a historic agreement between the Department of Children, Youth, and Families and a network of public housing authorities and housing non-profits. The housing network pledged 2,167 federal housing vouchers and apartment...
2.27.24
From the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development's press release: The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) today announced the selection of exciting plans to develop a city-owned parking lot at 351 Powers Avenue in The Bronx into “Powerhouse Apartments,” providing deeply affordable homes and a community theatre at an electric-powered...
2.27.24
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: Ongoing, collaborative efforts to create additional permanent affordable homes with supportive services for people experiencing homelessness in San Diego will receive another infusion of state funding with the award of $35 million from the Homekey program to the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC).
2.14.24
HUD has officially re-opened the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Jobs Plus Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to accommodate the anticipated FY24 Jobs Plus appropriations funding. This re-opening allows HUD to invite additional applications, enabling the allocation of more Jobs Plus Grants for the current fiscal year. CLPHA urges our members to take advantage of this funding opportunity.
2.12.24
This month, HUD's Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) newsletter focused their spotlight on the Housing Authority of Kansas City's Sam Rodgers Place and discussed how HAKC and Kansas City successfully developed and implemented a comprehensive Choice Neighborhoods housing plan that responded to resident needs and culminated in a healthy living community that combined health and wellness with...
2.12.24
From the Tacoma Housing Authority's press release: Ballmer Group has awarded the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) a three-year $1,233,000 grant. The funds will be used to expand capacity in THA’s successful 2GEN Family Engagement Program, which emphasizes a multi-generational approach to housing and family engagement, stability, and thriving for THA clients. The goal of the program is to...
2.12.24
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Board of Commissioners today approved a combined total of nearly $100 million in new investments that will develop or preserve more than 700 apartments for Columbus-area seniors, families and people with disabilities.
2.12.24
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: As crews on excavators and other heavy machinery worked to clear concrete and prepare the East Village site for construction, a groundbreaking ceremony across the street today celebrated an affordable housing development in collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) that will provide 270 affordable...
2.12.24
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press. release: Joaquín Cintrón Vega is resigning from his role as president and chief executive officer at Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH). The Board of Commissioners has tapped current deputy executive director Rachel Gagnon as the interim chief executive officer. Her appointment is expected to be formalized at the next Board of Commissioners regular...
2.12.24
From Denver Housing Authority's press release: The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) announced today that Joaquín Cintrón Vega has been selected to serve as DHA’s next Chief Executive Officer following a national search and multiple rounds of interviews.
2.5.24
From the Kitsap Sun: A Warren Avenue property near downtown Bremerton, across from Kitsap Community Resources' home and once the site of three abandoned houses and a small commercial building, is now the site of an apartment building soon to become a Bremerton Housing Authority-owned housing option for disadvantaged young people.
2.5.24
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: Chicago Housing Authority residents who participated in the “LevelUp” wealth-building program received their certificates of completion and celebrated economic power Saturday at a ceremony at the Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center.
2.5.24
From Opportunity Home San Antonio's press release: The San Antonio Housing Facility Corporation, an Opportunity Home affiliate, was awarded a $50,000 grant from the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, to ensure completion of the Snowden Senior Apartments project by January 2025.
2.2.24
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1.30.24
From WBZ News Cambridge: The Cambridge Housing Authority has a unique program for teens in Cambridge Public Housing where they address specific educational issues. "Being the first in their family to graduate high school, to go to college. So we started saying, 'How can we get them through high school?'" said Deputy Director of Resident Services at Cambridge Housing Authority...
1.30.24
From the Yonkers Times: Yonkers Housing Authority President and CEO Wilson Kimball has been named as Executive Director of the New York State Public Housing Authority Directors Association (NYSPHADA). NYSPHADA is New York State’s leading organization in providing information to New York State Housing Authorities by providing networking opportunities through communication, training and...

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