Members Making News

4.18.23
From Islander Media Group, Inc.: "Home" is the perfect setting for Miami-Dade County's new director of the Public Housing and Community Development Department. Alex R. Ballina was officially introduced during the recent Board of County Commission meeting by Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, who said "he brings tremendous experience to the job."
4.18.23
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter: SHRA Executive Director La Shelle Dozier was recently recognized during the California Women Making Herstory Senate floor ceremony. La Shelle is also Senate District 8’s Woman of the Year, nominated by Senator Angelique Ashby. March has been designated as Women's History Month and each year the California State...
4.18.23
From Ideastream: Woodridge Local Schools, the city of Cuyahoga Falls and the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) are partnering to provide free Wi-Fi to residents in public housing. AMHA Director of Resident Services Christina Hodgkinson said the project began with enabling Wi-Fi in public spaces such as community rooms, offices and libraries. The next step was to enable Wi...
4.18.23
From The Oregonian: Charles Coleman was living out of his car and paying for a membership at an inexpensive gym to simply access a shower before he was approved for a place at the new Hattie Redmond Apartments in North Portland.
4.18.23
From the San Diego Union Tribune: The city of San Diego’s first homeless shelter focused on youths who identify as LGBTQ could open sometime this year in one or two interim locations before a permanent site is located. The San Diego Housing Commission on Thursday selected the LGBT Community Center to run the shelter. The center was recommended by commission staff over Father Joe’s...
4.18.23
From Bloomberg: Next to the six-lane highway that bursts westward out of the Holland tunnel, a humble 80-year-old, four-story development is nestled among the sparkling new high-rise condominiums in Jersey City, New Jersey.
4.18.23
18 Members Invited to Accept Stability Voucher Awards
4.4.23
We are pleased to announce that the Housing Authority Birmingham District (HABD) has become a member of CLPHA! HABD operates over 11,000 combined public housing units and Housing Choice Vouchers. Dontrelle Young-Foster serves as HABD's President & CEO. Learn more about HABD at habd.org. Please join us in welcoming HABD to CLPHA – we look forward to...
4.4.23
From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's press release: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced today the appointment of new members to the Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council, Credit Union Advisory Council, and Academic Research Council.
4.4.23
From an op ed in The Oklahoman written by Mark Gillett, executive director of the Oklahoma City Housing Authority, and Dan Straughan, Terri White, Jennifer Goodrich: Our city is on the cusp of an investment that will change the lives and futures of thousands of people. Oklahoma City has over 20,000 families on a waiting list for subsidized housing and as of March 17, 2023, we have 1,339...
4.4.23
From WCPO 9 Cincinnati: Ten different buildings housing 15 different units on the east side will get a renovation thanks to a $2 million grant awarded from the Economic Development Initiative to the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority, according to CMHA. CMHA is a public housing agency that provides several programs, including housing choice vouchers and asset management, to...
4.4.23
From NBC 5 DFW: Construction is underway at a mixed-income housing complex in Fort Worth named after long-time activist and educator, Opal Lee. The complex is named “The Opal” in honor of Opal Lee, known nationally as the “Grandmother of Juneteenth.” Lee is known for her campaign to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, an effort that became a reality in 2021.
4.4.23
From the Chicago Fire's press release: Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Fire Football Club, Alderman Jason Ervin (28th Ward), and the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) today announced the signing of a ground lease for a new training facility for Chicago’s Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the Roosevelt Square neighborhood on the Near West Side.
4.4.23
From Urbanize New York's article: A public housing complex in Downtown Jersey City is up for a high-rise makeover, reports 6sqft.
4.4.23
From The Registry: Pacific Northwest Real Estate's article: (Editor’s Note: Snohomish County public records show that the sale price was $33.8 million, or approximately $307,272 per unit. The buyer was listed as the Housing Authority of Snohomish County, and the seller was listed as an entity affiliated with SEA/VAN Holdings, LTD.) CBRE announced the sale of Madison Park, a 95,676-...
3.29.23
CLPHA is pleased to announce that 15 of our members received a combined more than $4 million in grants from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that will help bridge the digital divide for their communities! 
3.8.23
Last month, Gregory Russ stepped down as chair of the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) board of directors, as well as CLPHA’s board.
3.8.23
From Jersey City, NJ Mayor Steven Fulop's press release: Mayor Steven M. Fulop joins the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) to announce the unprecedented vision to revitalize the Holland Gardens public housing complex with 50% affordable housing to be built on-site in the flourishing downtown area of Jersey City.
3.8.23
From the Housing Authority of the City of Austin's press release: Today the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) was joined by Austin Mayor Kirk Watson and U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman to announce that 300 project-based housing vouchers—including 100 Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers for homeless veterans—will be...
3.7.23
From the Sacramento Redevelopment & Housing Agency's YouTube channel: This video is presented by the SHRA Development Department as an overview of the various affordable housing projects in the City of Sacramento that are completed, under construction or scheduled to begin construction in 2022 - 2023.  
3.7.23
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority this week received $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for 75 new vouchers that will provide housing assistance to young adults who are transitioning out of foster care and are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

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