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.
Richard Monocchio, Executive Director of the Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC), spoke at the City Club of Chicago on February 28, 2019, about what HACC has been up to over the past year.
From Multi-Housing News:
MassHousing has closed on $38.7 million in affordable housing financing to non-profit Inquilinos Boricuas En Accion Inc. (IBA). In partnership with the Boston Housing Authority, the organization intends to use the capital for the rehabilitation and preservation of West Newton Apartments, a 146-unit public housing community in Boston’s South End. Contractor Bilt-Rite Construction, Davis Square Architects and Management Agent Maloney Properties are also part of the redevelopment project.
From 89.7 WKSU:
Akron students who live in subsidized housing will be able to access the internet when they're at home under a new initiative.
The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority has partnered with Sprint to offer WiFi to residents.
Sprint will provide 235 hotspots for AMHA, according to community relations manager Joan Davidson. She said they will specifically target public school children of all ages who have access to Chromebooks.
The 164-unit project is a collaboration between public and private entities. The property is located 4.5 miles south of downtown.
From Multi-Housing News:
Brinshore Development and Michaels Development Co. have started construction on the first phase of 4400 Grove, a 164-unit mixed-income community in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. Pappageorge Haymes Partners designed the project and general contracting duties will be shared by McShane Construction and UJAMMA Construction.
Durham Housing Authority CEO Anthony Scott testified on behalf of CLPHA today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies during a hearing titled, “Stakeholder Perspectives: Affordable Housing Production.” In his
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.
We support the nation's largest and most innovative housing authorities by advocating for the resources they need to solve local housing challenges and create communities of opportunity. CLPHA is the only organization that focuses exclusively on issues that concern large public housing authorities—a leader in representing your interests.