CLPHA members represent some of the largest and most innovative public housing authorities from virtually every major metropolitan area in the country. Together they manage nearly 40 percent of the nation’s public housing program; administer more than a quarter of the Housing Choice Voucher program; and operate a wide array of other housing programs.
From The Columbian:
For the first time in more than a decade, Vancouver Housing Authority will directly help families become homeowners.
A subsidiary of the public agency, Vancouver Affordable Housing Nonprofit, is moving along with plans for an eight-unit townhouse development in central Vancouver.
From the New Haven Independent:
The 1980s-era “barracks-like” buildings of Westville Manor are slated to be torn down and rebuilt as colorful two- and three-story townhouses surrounded by more green space, and better connected to neighboring West Rock streets.
City housing officials and a team of local architects, designers, and engineers pitched that vision of a safer, greener, less dense and more neighbor-friendly Westville Manor on Wednesday night to the City Plan Commission.
The new Yakima Veteran’s Housing project is being granted up to 150 – thousand dollars to install solar power in the new facility.
Yakima Housing Authority is redeveloping a former Marine Corps Armory into a housing for homeless veterans and will be able to have solar power thanks to Pacific Power.
Representative Dan Newhouse is in Yakima visiting the new veterans housing project and talking to local leaders about homelessness in the county.
Newhouse toured the former US Marine Corpse Armory building on Tahoma Avenue that will be remodeled and have around 41 units to house homeless vets and their families.
He says this will be a great place to fit the needs of vets and help them get off the streets.
From Curbed Seattle:
Back in June, Seattle officially launched the “ORCA Opportunity” program with free bus passes for Seattle public high schoolers and some Seattle Colleges students. This year, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced in her State of the City address Tuesday, the program will be expanded to some of the lowest-income Seattle residents living in Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) properties.
CLPHA members represent the nation’s largest public housing authorities, who together manage nearly 40 percent of all public housing and administer more than a quarter of the Housing Choice Voucher program.
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