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 40 percent of the nation’s public housing program; administer 26 percent of the Housing Choice Voucher program; and operate a wide array of other housing programs.
From the New Haven Independent:
Montreal Johnson spoke of “HOPE” Wednesday. She meant it as an acronym meaning “hope opens peoples eyes.”
Johnson lives at the housing authority’s Rockview development in the West Rock neighborhood. As president of the Tenant Representiave Council (TRC) there, she has been working with the authority on plans for phase II of rebuilding the complex — and joined officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the mixed-use project.
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's (DCHA) website:
The D.C. Housing Authority has released a sweeping proposal to remove about a quarter of its public housing stock from federal ownership and demolish or gut ten apartment buildings.
From the Jamaica Plain Gazette:
Mayor Martin J. Walsh this week announced the launch of the 2019 Boston Summer Eats Program, expanding access to healthy meals by providing free and nutritious meals to youth ages 18 and under at more than 100 locations throughout the city.
From the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge:
Boston Housing Authority (BHA) Administrator Bill McGonagle announced this week he will retire – or in his terms, ‘transition’ – from his longtime post at the BHA, and he will do so with absolute confidence that the massive Bunker Hill redevelopment will move forward without him at the helm.
“I’m not using the word retirement,” he joked on Tuesday, after announcing on Monday his departure from the agency after 40 years.
From the Akron Beacon Journal:
A new group of 40 community leaders from across the business, government and nonprofit sectors has been selected to become Leadership Akron’s Signature Class 36, the organization announced in a news release.
Classes spend a full day each month focused on a facet of the community, building connections with other decision-makers along the way to graduation from the yearlong program.
Members of the new class and their associated community entities:
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.