Housing IS

CLPHA Releases New Report and Recommendations to Advance Postsecondary Achievement for Public Housing Residents and Housing Insecure Students

5.15.19
Innovative public housing authorities (PHAs) are collaborating with college access partners and community colleges to increase postsecondary educational achievement for low-income residents and college students experiencing homelessness.

SHA partners with the Seattle/King County Clinic for the sixth year (Seattle Housing Authority)

1.9.20

From the Seattle Housing Authority's website:

The 2020 Seattle/King County Clinic will be opening its doors at Seattle Center, Feb. 13-16. The massive volunteer-driven clinic is usually held at KeyArena, but due to reconstruction, this year’s Clinic will be held in various buildings on the Seattle Center campus. Patients will check in and receive their tickets at Fisher Pavilion. 

LGBT Affordable Senior Housing Opens in Brooklyn (New York City Housing Authority, NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development)

1.9.20

From Multi-Housing News:

New York State’s first LGBT-friendly affordable elder housing featuring 145 units has opened in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Dubbed Stonewall House to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan that spurred the beginning of the national movement for LGBT rights, the community is the largest project of its kind in the U.S. and dates back to 2016 when planning began for the project then known as Ingersoll Senior Residences.

With half of its funding in place, Pendleton Place enters ‘last leg’ of capital push (Bremerton Housing Authority)

1.9.20

From the Kitsap Sun:

It’s not cheap to build a permanent supportive housing complex. Even as city officials across the Washington have touted the benefits of the ‘Housing First’ model, the multi-million investment necessary for construction costs can be prohibitively expensive. 

Register Now for CLPHA's 2020 Housing Is Summit -- Early Bird Savings & Session Proposal Submission Deadlines Approaching Soon!

12.19.19

April 30 - May 1, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Early bird savings end soon for the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities' 6th annual Housing Is Summit, the preeminent event dedicated to collaboration among the housing, education, and health sectors. The Summit is a time for partners—current and emerging—to come together to learn from each other, share best practices, and forge new collaborations.

State receives $2.3 million to help house veterans: Vancouver Housing Authority to get $386K

12.18.19

From The Columbian:

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced $2.3 million in statewide funding to house veterans through the HUD-VA Supportive Housing Program, better known as VASH, on Tuesday.

The program combines rental assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ case management and clinical services. Vancouver Housing Authority was awarded $385,740 for the program, which started in 2008.

Rental subsidies for 145 units made available for seniors and disabled in Tacoma (Tacoma Housing Authority)

12.18.19

From The News Tribune:

Two local entities have partnered to help seniors and disabled residents in Tacoma gain affordable housing.

On Wednesday, Tacoma Housing Authority and Cascade Park Communities announced a partnership to help make available 145 affordable assisted-living units.

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