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.

Anti-poverty push to give some Tacoma families a boost toward better-paying jobs (Tacoma Housing Authority)

7.11.19

From The News Tribune:

Tacoma’s WorkForce Central and community partners are set to deliver on improving some local household budgets in the next few years through a $1.75 million grant.

The Economic Security for All grant draws funding from the governor’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act statewide fund.

The project is designed to help a significant number of residents in a particular ZIP code climb out of poverty in a span of just under three years.

HANH Hails Her Graduates (Elm City Communities/Housing Authority of New Haven)

7.11.19

From the New Haven Independent:

Yaleija Jackson recently had a bad experience with a dentist. When he pulled her tooth, it hurt. A lot.

That has only increased her career aspiration to be a dentist, and a good one. The quest begins with her entering Howard University in the fall majoring in health sciences.

Yaleija shared her story Tuesday afternoon at the Housing Authority of New Haven’s (HANH) 360 Orange St. headquarters.

NCHM Donates $100,000 to Save the Soldiers Home Project (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)

7.11.19

From UrbanMilwaukee:

The National Center for Housing Management (NCHM), a national non-profit organization, has announced a $100,000 grant in support of the Save the Soldiers Home project on the grounds of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center overlooking Miller Park. When completed, the project will restore six historic buildings, some dating back to the 1860s, and create 101 supportive housing units for veterans and their families who are either homeless or at risk of being homeless.

“Why We Do What We Do:” With a New Name and Look, LACDA Emphasizes Commitment to Serving Los Angeles County

7.11.19

After 36 years as a trusted community leader in the core areas of housing, community development, and economic development, the Community Development Commission/Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (CDC/HACoLA) has rebranded as the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA).

CHA program helps woman move into home next door to her parents (Chicago Housing Authority)

6.28.19

From the Chicago Sun-Times:

"When she was a little kid, Niesha Chism would sometimes pack a suitcase, heave it over the next-door neighbor’s fence and “run away” from home.

Some two decades later, Chism, now 33, sees her 2-year-old son head in the opposite direction — to the South Chicago home where she grew up.

That’s because Chism recently moved into the two-story brick Georgian right next door to the home where her parents still live.

Koz Development Teams Up With Tacoma Housing Authority On Affordable Housing For Students (Tacoma Housing Authority)

6.28.19

From BISNOW Seattle:

"Last fall, Kōz Development founder and owner Cathy Reines jumped at the chance to partner with Tacoma Housing Authority to build affordable housing for University of Washington Tacoma students. The project gives students more housing stability as they shape their futures.

Sorry, this content is only available to members.

If you're a member of CLPHA, please click here to log in.

If you have not created your CLPHA.org account, it’s easy to create one. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

You can also click here to watch a webinar site tour that shows CLPHA members how to create website accounts for themselves and provides an overview of the site's functionality.

Otherwise, we invite you to learn more about the many benefits of CLPHA membership.