Members Making News

9.11.23
From De Zeen: American architecture studio NBBJ has collaborated with American musician Flea to design a playground on a public housing complex in Los Angeles. ESI Design, the east coast experience design studio within NBBJ, worked with Michael Peter Balzary, better known as Flea, on the renovation of Nickerson Gardens Playground in the Watts neighbourhood of Los Angeles.
9.11.23
From the Seattle Housing Authority's website article:
9.11.23
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: Continuing their comprehensive approach to creating more housing that San Diegans can afford, Mayor Todd Gloria and the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) today announced the state has awarded $45 million to San Diego to support the creation of more than 1,180 affordable homes through the state’s Catalytic Infill...
9.11.23
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and national nonprofit The Community Builders announced today it has completed the $4 million acquisition of the United Way of Central Ohio (UWCO) downtown headquarters and property.
9.11.23
CLPHA Board President & Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority CEO Jeffery K. Patterson recently appeared on local news station WKYC 3 Cleveland to discuss CMHA's upcoming 90th anniversary celebrations, the status of the Buckeye Woodhill Choice Neighborhoods Initiative project, digital equity initiatives, and other news from the nation's first public housing authority.  
9.11.23
From the Snohomish Tribune: Families have already been moving into an apartment complex that, for many, will help stabilize their lives. The Everett Housing Authority opened the doors of Madrona Square. Sixty-seven of the units here give a home to once-homeless families. About 200 students under the McKinney-Vento Act program will be served, Heather Stults, a manager at...
9.11.23
From the Housing Authority of the City of Austin's press release: On August 12, Austin Community leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of a major, 19-acre redevelopment in the historic St. John’s neighborhood that will create more than 500 housing units in Northeast Austin. Known as the St. John’s site at 7211 and 7309 North Interstate Highway 35, the property was formerly a...
9.11.23
From CITYLAND: On August 10, 2023, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced the launch of a waste containerization pilot program for five NYCHA developments across South Brooklyn. The program, Clean Curbs for All, aims to reduce food sources from trash left out on curbs for pests like rats to consume and continue to grow. 
9.11.23
From Finance & Commmerce: The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority is getting $5 million annually to support the preservation and construction of affordable housing in the city. The funding, part of a long-term agreement announced by the city Thursday, is five times as much as the current funding for capital improvements. The city also receives annual capital funding from the U...
9.11.23
From WBUR Boston: Boston's largest housing provider has a new leader. This week, former Boston City Councilor Kenzie Bok begins her role as administrator of the Boston Housing Authority, the agency that oversees the city's affordable housing. She joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Rupa Shenoy to talk about her vision for increasing affordable housing and directing more resources to...
9.11.23
From Sacramento News & Review: After years of behind the scenes work and collaborations between the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, Itasker Hollins Community Economic Development Corporation and development partner Related California, a new affordable senior housing development on 39th street and Broadway began construction on July 28. 
9.11.23
From Tacoma Housing Authority's press release: At a regular meeting of the Tacoma Housing Authority’s (THA) Board of Commissioners, the Board voted to approve a resolution that increases the minimum hourly wage for all THA employees to at least $32 per hour.
9.11.23
From the City of Denver's press release:
8.9.23
From the Los Angeles Sentinel: On Thursday, July 27, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) collaborated with the nonprofit, Build Hope Inc., to host the 11th Annual Build Hope Inc. (BHI) Scholarship Celebration.  
8.9.23
From ABC 6 Columbus: Changing lives and futures, one student at a time. The city of Columbus is pouring funding into an effort aimed at providing stable housing for hundreds who need it. The 'Success Bridge' program was launched at Columbus State Community College in an effort to help struggling youngsters.
7.27.23
From SCCHA's press release: The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee announced that Santa Clara County Housing Authority would receive a highly competitive Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) award for $25 million for an 89-unit senior housing development in San Jose called Alvarado Park. The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee approved 27 projects that will produce 1,388...
7.27.23
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The Seattle Housing Authority has completed construction and leasing of Salish Landing, a new 82-unit housing community for people with low incomes. Salish Landing is located at 6955 Delridge Way SW in West Seattle, the site of SHA’s former Lam Bow Apartments, which were destroyed by fire in 2016. The new building adds 31 more units of...
7.27.23
From the San Antonio Report: When Wi-Fi routers are installed and activated at Mission Park and Riverside Apartments, 24,276 residents who live in public housing projects will have free access to the internet, according to officials. Opportunity Home San Antonio has developed about 100 affordable housing properties across the city. Of the properties it manages, most will have free...
7.27.23
From HACP's press release: The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh’s (HACP) and the City of Pittsburgh are proud to announce that it has been approved to receive a $50 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Grant, provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The announcement sets the stage for the complete redevelopment and revitalization of the Bedford...

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