Housing Choice Voucher

Marty Walsh announces launch of City of Boston Voucher Program (Boston Housing Authority)

2.10.21

From the Boston Herald:

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday announced the formal launch of the City of Boston Voucher Program, which will help hundreds of low-income city families with rental assistance.

The rental voucher program is funded by the city’s operating budget and administered by the Boston Housing Authority.

Walsh announced the voucher program in his State of the City address last year, and included $2.5 million in the fiscal year 2021 budget to create the program.

Public Housing Industry Groups Issue Joint Letter Calling on Congress to Appropriate Emergency Rental Vouchers in the Next COVID Relief Package

2.1.21
(Washington, D.C.) February 1, 2021 – Today, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, the Moving to Work Collaborative, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, and the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association sent a joint letter to both Senate and House leadership  calling on Congress to allocate $50 billion in emergency vouchers in the next COVID relief bill. 
 

A Historic Denver Campus Is on Its Way to Becoming Affordable Housing (Denver Housing Authority)

11.5.20

From 303 Magazine:

Since 1929, Pancratia Hall has stood on the Loretto Heights campus, which acted as a southwest Denver educational facility for more than a century. Now, after the hall has been vacant for years, developers have launched a project to convert the building’s dorm rooms, chapel, attics and even its gymnasium into affordable apartments that are both one-of-a-kind and state-of-the-art.

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