Members Making News

9.27.23
Earlier this month, staff and resident leaders from the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh visited Washington, D.C. on a leadership retreat. HACP’s team made the rounds on their 3-day visit: they met with Senator John Fetterman (D-PA) and Congresswoman Summer Lee (D-PA) on Capitol Hill, peers from the District of Columbia Housing Authority, HUD officials, and CLPHA staffers. We hope that...
9.27.23
Last week, HUD and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $16.1 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers to 71 PHAs across the country.
9.27.23
In advance of CLPHA Board Member and Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura CEO Denise Wise’s upcoming, well-deserved retirement, CLPHA interviewed Ms. Wise about her career and her perspective on the public housing industry. 
9.26.23
From The Columbian: While residents experiencing homelessness and housing leaders recognize the issues preventing the unhoused from accessing health care, some have taken matters into their own hands and made care more accessible. ...
9.26.23
From Opportunity Home San Antonio's press release: The San Antonio City Council voted today to support Opportunity Home San Antonio through an Accessibility and Modernization fund as part of the FY 2024 Annual Operating and Capital Budget. The purpose of the fund is to address the pressing capital needs including repairing, rehabilitating and modernizing housing units...
9.26.23
From ABC 7 Denver: Denver housing authority leaders celebrated Friday the completion of their pilot program's first accessory dwelling unit, aimed at providing more affordable housing in the west part of town. An accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, is a self-contained living space that is an extension of a pre-existing property. In 2021, the Denver Housing Authority and West Denver...
9.14.23
HUD announced $800,000 in funding for Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) initiative at 18 PHAs in 12 different states, including three CLPHA members: Housing Authority of Snohomish County, Durham Housing Authority, and Wilmington, DE Housing Authority.
9.13.23
From the Beverly Press: The Los Angeles County Development Authority celebrated the end of the back to school season during the Back to School Bash at the Community Resource Center. The festive evening included the distribution of school supplies, interactive games and resource booths for families.
9.13.23
From the Housing Authority of the City of Austin's press release: The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) and CommUnityCare Health Centers celebrated the grand opening of the CommUnityCare Chalmers Courts Health Center, a federally designated community health center adjacent to Pathways at Chalmers Courts East apartment community, a recently redeveloped HACA property serving low-...
9.13.23
From AARP: Most of the older residents of Hudson Gardens, a housing complex in Jersey City, New Jersey, are digitally disconnected. So, when the Jersey City Housing Authority received a 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant to address this digital divide, just getting the word out to the residents was a challenge. 
9.13.23
From WFMY News 2 Greensboro: Made possible by a $3.7 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, this mobile unit will serve six counties in the Triad – Alamance, Caswell, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham. From rural to urban communities, the focus is to get healthcare to those who need it most for UNC Greensboro and Cone Health. 
9.13.23
From Broadband Communities Magazine:  Comcast awarded $50,000 today to The Literacy Alliance of Fort Wayne to advance economic opportunity through digital literacy and broadband adoption. The company also announced a donation of 250 laptops to the Fort Wayne Housing Authority, Fort Wayne Boys and Girls Club, St. Joseph Mission, Fort Wayne Urban League, and The Literacy Alliance of Fort Wayne...
9.13.23
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is a proud recipient of 32,000 books from the National Book Foundation’s “Book Rich Environments” program, and has spent the summer distributing those books at its sites all over Chicago.
9.13.23
From CBS News Chicago: Games, swimming, and summer fun! That's what nearly one hundred 15-year-olds living in Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) residences are experiencing as part of a Counselor-in-Training Program in partnership with the Chicago Park District. And as CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reported Friday, life lessons are being learned among the fun.
9.12.23
We are pleased to announce that Spartanburg Housing has become a member of CLPHA! Spartanburg Housing operates over 3,000 combined public housing units and Housing Choice Vouchers. Shaunté Evans serves as the housing authority's CEO. Learn more about Spartanburg Housing at shasc.org. Please join us in welcoming Spartanburg Housing to CLPHA – we look forward...
9.12.23
From the Everett Housing Authority's press release: The Everett Housing Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of Major Galloway as the organization's new Executive Director. With an extensive background in policy from both Housing of Urban Development (HUD) and most recently the Atlanta Housing Authority, Galloway brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success...
9.12.23
From the Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura's press release:
9.12.23
From The Columbian: The Vancouver Housing Authority has named Andy Silver as its new chief executive officer.
9.12.23
From Dothan Housing's press release: Dothan Housing (DH) and Wiregrass Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) surprised two unexpecting families with the gift of homeownership! Each family was selected to receive a 4-bedroom 2, bath home through Habitat's stringent homeownership application process.

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