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10.7.20
From REBusiness Online: The Fallon Co. and Inlivian have unveiled plans for Centre South, a 1.4 million-square-foot mixed-use development in Charlotte’s South End neighborhood. The 16.2-acre site will feature 330,000 square feet of office space, a hotel, 750 residential units and 145 affordable housing units. The developers expect to break ground on Phase I, which will comprise 310...
10.7.20
From the Toledo Blade: As Toledo Public Schools prepares to reopen its doors to students, community agencies and district officials have teamed up to open community learning centers that will help combat issues associated with virtual learning and a lack of resources as a result of the pandemic. TPS officials and community leaders announced Thursday the launch of its first learning...
10.7.20
From the Toledo Blade: The Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority has extended its Home to Stay program, which provides additional assistance to financially vulnerable residents, for another year in hopes of keeping people housed while the coronavirus pandemic continues and cold months lie ahead. 
10.7.20
From the Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's press release: Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Tracey Scott, , Alderman Michelle A Harris (8th Ward), Senator Elgie Sims (17th District), and other local and regional leaders today joined MR Properties, LLC for the grand opening of the Montclare Senior Residents of Calumet Heights. The 134-unit, seven-story new construction...
10.7.20
From DCist:  Carl Goggins feels like he can’t be careful enough when it comes to the coronavirus. Apart from the danger the virus poses to him as a 67-year-old, he worries what would happen if he fell ill. “I live by myself,” said Goggins. “Ain’t nobody gonna come to the door.”
10.7.20
From the Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro, NC's website: In Crystal Steadman's community of West Haven, you can already see several recently-installed, high speed wireless antennas. "This will be an amazing benefit! With having four children learning in the home,[...]this will make our school day flow better and will cut down on what has already been a difficult transition,"...
10.7.20
From The News Tribune: The facility is a significant upgrade. Tucked into a secluded wooded backdrop near Tacoma Housing Authority’s Salishan development, Arlington Drive Crisis Residential Center — which opened in June — represents a major improvement for Pierce County’s efforts to curb youth homelessness, and in particular for the kids who depend on it.
10.7.20
From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: A HomeTowne Studios extended-stay hotel off North Beach Street and Loop 820 is likely to be the future home for Fort Worth residents facing homelessness who are at particularly high risk of COVID-19.
10.7.20
From the Chicago Tribune: All families with school-age children in suburban Cook County public housing buildings will be eligible for free broadband internet under a program funded through federal coronavirus stimulus money, officials announced Wednesday.
10.7.20
From the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge: Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) is launching a $2.5 million partnership with local businesses and nonprofits to distribute hundreds of thousands of meals to its most vulnerable residents through the end of the year.
10.7.20
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release: The District of Columbia Housing Authority entered into a partnership with Black Girl Health, a nationally known organization that works with companies, government entities and more to integrate strategic health programming in rural and urban communities, to offer physical and mental health wellness workshops on September 10....
10.7.20
From Real Estate Weekly: WinnDevelopment has begun work on a $23 million apartment community for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Gordon H. Mansfield Veterans Village in Tinton Falls, NJ, will feature a four-story building with 70 one-bedroom apartments that will be available at a range of income levels.
10.7.20
From The Salt Lake Tribune: One woman’s restless, decadeslong quest to lift up homeless Utahns led to the opening Tuesday of a brand new living center on Salt Lake City’s west side. Pamela Atkinson, dubbed the state’s version of Mother Teresa for her lifelong work, said that since last April’s groundbreaking for the five-story apartment complex to be known as Pamela’s Place, people...
10.7.20
From Public Radio for the Central Kenai Peninsula:  Residents Kenai and Soldotna with income affected by COVID-19 can get help with their rent or mortgage payments through the end of the year. The cities are partnering with the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation to localize an assistance program AHFC started this summer.
10.7.20
From the VC Star: Gov. Gavin Newsom announced $236 million in housing funds Monday, including a $1.2 million award to the City of San Buenaventura Housing Authority.  The Project Homekey funding will go toward the housing authority's rehabilitation of the El Portal apartments in Ventura's Westside community, which will create 28 affordable units. The funding will allow the housing...
10.7.20
From North Denver News: The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Division of Housing (DOH) awarded $4.47M through the Colorado State Housing Board (SHB) for affordable housing in September. DOLA also so far has supplied over $7.49M to renters and landlords across Colorado through the EHAP and POP programs since Governor Jared Polis signed Executive Order 70 in May and HB1410...
10.5.20
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) CEO and CLPHA Board of Directors Vice President Jeffery K. Patterson was recently featured on ForbesBooksRadio's affordable housing podcast ChangeMakers with Katie Goar. Mr. Patterson discussed CMHA's work not only to increase housing opportunities for low-income Cuyahoga families, but also to leverage the housing authority's resources and local...
7.30.20
Press release from the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Area Office on Aging and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Join Forces to Distribute USDA Food Boxes to Seniors United States Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box Program Will Help Feed Area Citizens
7.30.20
Press Release from the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority: Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Announces Home to Stay Program Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) and Lucas County Job and Family Services (LCJFS) partner to provide rental assistance for LMHA Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) eligible individuals and families exiting a homeless...
7.29.20
Press Release from the New York City Housing Authority   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2020 CONTACTmedia@nycha.nyc.gov   NYCHA PRESENTS A BLUEPRINT FOR CHANGE AT NEW YORK HOUSING CONFERENCE’S 2020 SUMMER SERIES Long-term Strategy Includes Establishing a Public Housing Preservation Trust and...
7.9.20
In mid-June the King County Housing Authority issued $140 million in tax-exempt housing revenue bonds to provide permanent financing for the acquisition of Hampton Greens, a 326-unit workforce housing complex in Bellevue, Wash., and to assume outstanding debt on four other workforce properties.  
7.9.20
From the St. Croix Source: "The last phase of the Louis E. Brown Villas is now complete and 90 hurricane-resilient, family apartments are ready for occupancy, according to the V.I. Housing Authority. These join 102 family units completed in 2011 and 40 completed in 2013, all developed by McCormack Baron Salazar. According to a news release from the Housing Authority, the total...
6.29.20
Congratulations to CLPHA members Fresno Housing and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) on joining Harvard University's Opportunity's Insights' (OI) next cohort of its Creating Moves to Opportunity (CMTO) project! OI will work directly with "CMTOx sites" Fresno Housing, HACP, and other PHAs to increase access to high-opportunity neighborhoods for families with...

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