Housing IS

HACEP’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Sets 200 El Pasoans on Path to Home Ownership (Housing Authority of the City of El Paso)

2.5.20

From the El Paso Herald-Post:

For many people, home ownership is the ultimate American dream. But for some, it’s a dream that can feel just out of reach.

That’s why the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) offers comprehensive home ownership and family self-sufficiency programs. In their 17th year, the programs offer tailored solutions to qualifying HACEP residents who want to own their own home.

A Housing Authority scholarship program turning dreams to reality for some residents (Housing Authority of the City of El Paso)

2.5.20

From KTSM 9 News:

 The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso’s (HACEP) scholarship program is giving residents the opportunity to achieve their goals and dreams.

Since she was a child, Patricia Castillo had always dreamt of being a teacher, and because of the HACEP scholarship program, she made that dream a reality.

“I saw a flyer in the community, and I thought, ‘Why not?’” , Castillo said in a release.

Denver Health to provide housing for patients (Denver Housing Authority)

2.5.20

From FOX 31 Denver:

Denver Health Medical Center is about to try something that just a few hospitals in the entire country are doing.

It doesn't have anything to do with new technology or a new procedure.

Instead, the hospital is about to offer some of its most vulnerable patients housing.

"It’s really exciting to be part of a new way of thinking to try to help our patients," said Dr. Sarah Stella, a Denver Health hospitalist.

Congresswoman Donna Shalala to Present Remarks at 2020 Housing Is Summit

1.31.20

CLPHA is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL) will be a featured speaker at our sixth annual Housing Is Summit in Washington, D.C., on April 30.

Shalala, who served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1993-2001 and as Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development from 1977-1980, will open Day One of the conference with remarks and time for discussion.

New JCHS Report Finds More Accessible Units Within Assisted Housing Stock

1.23.20

A recent report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies found that housing units receiving HUD subsidies were more accessible for older people and those with mobility difficulties compared to unsubsidized units occupied by low-income renters. A significant proportion of households served through HUD-assisted housing are older adults for whom accessibility is essential for successful independent living.

HACEP scholarship program helps residents achieve educational goals (Housing Authority of the City of El Paso)

1.22.20

From the El Paso Herald-Post:

Since she was a child, Patricia Castillo has wanted to be a teacher. Thanks to the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso‘s scholarship program, she’s taken an important step toward achieving that goal.

“I saw a flyer in the community, and I thought, ‘Why not?'” she said.

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