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Denver Housing Authority converts office space into affordable housing for seniors, disabled individuals, and patients transitioning out of Denver Health Hospital

1.8.24

From The Denverite:

The Denver Housing Authority is looking into new ways to increase the city’s housing stock. Its new apartment complex takes advantage of one option that’s been on the minds of Denverites: office-space conversions.

DHA announced last week that they renovated a former medical office building at 655 Broadway, turning the space into an affordable apartment building.

$604,000 Grant Awarded to San Diego Housing Commission Achievement Academy to Create Healthcare Training Program for Youth

12.11.23

From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release:

With funding from a new grant announced this week, the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) will launch a program to create a pathway for careers in healthcare for youth ages 18 through 26 in the City of San Diego who receive federal rental assistance.

Nancy Smith Hurd Foundation Awards Grant to Opportunity Home San Antonio to Support Digital Inclusion

12.11.23

From Opportunity Home San Antonio's press release:

Opportunity Home San Antonio was awarded a grant from the Nancy Smith Hurd Foundation in support of the ConnectHomeSA program, helping to narrow the digital divide in the community. 

Through the grant, 480 devices will be awarded to Opportunity Home residents upon their successful completion of the ConnectHomeSA digital literacy program, with another 60 devices budgeted for residents to access in public housing community rooms.

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' Postseconday Education Partner SoCal CAN Wins $100,000 Award for College & Career Advice Program

12.11.23

From the Global Business Coalition for Education's press release:

The Global Business Coalition for Education announced the Southern California College Attainment Network (SoCal CAN) has been awarded $100,000 in the Big Ideas, Bright Cities Challenge, a nationwide competition to help boost youth skills across the U.S.

CLPHA Applauds Biden-Harris Administration’s New Steps to Bridge Housing & Health Sectors Through New HUD/HHS Resources, Calls for Funding to Support These Efforts

11.17.23

(Washington, D.C.) November 17, 2023 — Sunia Zaterman, executive director of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, released the following statement upon the Biden-Harris administration’s announcement yesterday of the U.S. Playbook to Address Social Determinants of Health and the CHIP Health-Related Social Needs Framework::

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