This week, the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading announced 2023 Public Housing Communities Honor Roll. The honorees employ strategies and tactics that leverage the resources of public housing agencies and organizations to advance seamless systems of coordinated and aligned care, services and family supports that are 24/7/365 and multigenerational.
From HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research (PD&R):
From Axios Cleveland:
At Michael Zone Recreation Center on Cleveland's West Side on Monday, Mayor Bibb passed out boxes of produce to a line of vehicles snaking through the parking lot and onto West 65th Street.
Woodridge Local Schools, the city of Cuyahoga Falls and the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) are partnering to provide free Wi-Fi to residents in public housing.
AMHA Director of Resident Services Christina Hodgkinson said the project began with enabling Wi-Fi in public spaces such as community rooms, offices and libraries. The next step was to enable Wi-Fi within living spaces.
CLPHA Spring Meeting Stimulates Racial Equity & Inclusion Conversations, Draws Members of Congress to Discuss Their Visions for Public and Affordable Housing, and Celebrates Members’ Innovations and Accomplishments
From the Chicago Fire's press release:
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Fire Football Club, Alderman Jason Ervin (28th Ward), and the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) today announced the signing of a ground lease for a new training facility for Chicago’s Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the Roosevelt Square neighborhood on the Near West Side.
From Black Enterprise: