Members Making News
HUD Announces Historic Transaction: Transforming Over 2,000 Affordable Rental Homes in New York City
From HUD's press release:
San Diego Housing Commission's Groundbreaking Celebrates Development of 306 Affordable Apartments for Seniors, Families and Individuals with Disabilities
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: The new construction of more than 300 affordable rental apartments at the former site of the Sheriff’s Crime Lab will provide homes for seniors, families and individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities upon completion of three developments in collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) that celebrated their...
San Diego Seeking $23 Million in State Homekey Funds to Create 75 Affordable Apartments for People Experiencing Homelessness
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: Continuing collaborative efforts to create additional permanent affordable homes with supportive services for people experiencing homelessness, the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) has applied for up to $23 million from the state Homekey program for two properties in collaboration with the City of San Diego and County of San Diego....
From ABC 13 News Asheville: Asheville Housing Authority said farewell Thursday to the man who's been a big part of the agency for the past 17 years. David Nash, who began as deputy director in 2006 and took over as executive director in 2019, said housing is one of the most important things to a family. And he believes the housing authority's resources are critical to providing it...
From New York City Mayor Eric Adams' press release:
Congressional investment preserves Home Forward's Fairfield Apartments in the heart of Portland’s LGBTQIA+ community
From Home Forward's press release:
Earlier this year, INLIVIAN received a $300,000 grant from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with the aim of assisting families in obtaining affordable broadband internet access essential for work, education, healthcare, and various other needs. In July 2022, Vice President Kamala Harris visited the INLIVIAN Carole Hoefener Center to introduce the Affordable...
EPA joins Mayor Hancock, Denver Housing Authority to award over $1 million for revitalization of contaminated riverfront property in Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood
From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's press release:
Houston Housing Authority (HHA) Unveils State-of-the-Art Training Center, Revolutionizing Affordable Housing Education and Management
From the Houston Housing Authority's press release: The Houston Housing Authority (HHA) is unveiling their new, first-of-its-kind Training Center, representing a major milestone in advancing the affordable housing industry. In partnership with Nan McKay (NMA), a leading organization known for delivering innovative solutions for communities nationwide, HHA will provide comprehensive training...
From the Cambridge Housing Authority's website:
With Housing Support from the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, 45-Year-Old Single Mother Graduates from Ohio State University
From Atlanta Housing's press release:
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority and CGI Federal partner with Central State University to create a new affordable housing internship program, "The Collaborative"
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release:
From Opportunity Home San Antonio's website: As part of the local housing bond and federal grants, the City of San Antonio has selected four Opportunity Home San Antonio affordable housing projects to receive $8.3 million in funding.
From ABC 10 News San Diego: The San Diego Housing Commission Thursday began a pilot program to assist middle-income Black, Indigenous and people of color first- time homebuyers. Homeownership rates for many households of color are significantly lower than other racial groups. An SDHC-commissioned Urban Institute study of city of San Diego households found homeownership rates of 29....
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter: SHRA recently celebrated the grand opening of Mirasol Village, a transformative redevelopment project which replaces the former 218-unit Twin Rivers public housing community into a 22-acre modern designed complex of 427 affordable, workforce, and market-rate rental apartments.
$100,000 to go toward improving healthy food access in Milwaukee (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)
From Spectrum News 1: About $100,000 is being put toward efforts to increase the availability of healthy food options in underserved areas of Milwaukee. The City of Milwaukee announced Monday that seven for-profit and not-for-profit organizations supporting health food initiatives received this year’s Fresh Food Access Fund grants.
From the New York Times: Tearing down public housing has become something of a national trend, except in New York, where the New York City Housing Authority has held onto its stock of aging buildings even as repair bills and tenant complaints mount. But that may be changing.
HACLA partners with Nike and Boys & Girls Club to bring outdoor turf soccer field to Mar Vista Gardens
On Wednesday, May 31, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined with Nike Executives, the Boys & Girls Club and Councilmember Traci Park of Los Angeles Council District 11 to celebrate the unveiling of a new outdoor turf soccer field in the heart of Mar Vista Gardens housing community to provide more access to sport for residents. The ribbon cutting was followed by a...
From the Boston Globe: Almost a quarter-century ago, the word came down from Washington, D.C.: The federal government was done building public housing. A new law capped the number of deeply affordable apartments Washington would subsidize in any given city at whatever existed in 1999, closing the book on a decades-long push against public housing by critics who associated it with...
Fort Wayne Housing Authority Partners with Jorgensen Family YMCA to Reduce Risk of Children Drowning
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From Affordable Housing Finance: A 279-unit affordable housing community for families and seniors celebrated its grand opening in Alexandria, Virginia. Residences at North Hill is a key component of a large-scale revitalization effort transforming 34 underutilized acres off Richmond Highway. Partners in the $174 million project include Pennrose, Community Housing Partners...
From the Dorchester Reporter: When Codman Square’s Gisselle Jimenez heard about the One Plus Boston mortgage, which helps public housing or Section 8 voucher holders achieve homeownership with up to $75,000 in assistance, she thought it sounded too good to be true.
HUD has awarded a third tranche of 3,379 Stability Vouchers (SV) worth $45 million to 135 PHAs and their partnering Continuums of Care (CoCs).
Sacramento, Bremerton Housing Authorities Receive HUD Funding to Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
CLPHA congratulates our members Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) and Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) upon receiving HUD funding for Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) initiative vouchers to address foster youth homelessness. SHRA received $ 289,458 and BHA received $ 104,679, accounting for 57% of all HUD FYI funds awarded.