Housing IS

CHA Joins Partners to Celebrate Opening of Pierce House at La Casa Norte (Chicago Housing Authority)

10.10.19

From Lawndale News:

Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) officials joined La Casa Norte, the City of Chicago Department of Housing, local elected officials and members of the community to dedicate Pierce House, which brings 25 units of supportive housing to the Humboldt Park community. The one and two-bedroom apartments are supported by CHA project-based vouchers and will be leased to individuals and families from the CHA waiting list and Chicago’s Coordinated Entry System.

Chicago Housing Authority joins partners to celebrate opening of Independence Apts

10.10.19

From the Chicago Defender:

Chicago Housing Authority officials today joined Evergreen Real Estate Group, the City of Chicago Department of Housing and the community to celebrate the opening of Independence Apartments, a mixed-income apartment building that brings affordable housing for seniors to the Northwest Side.

Summit County’s first facility for homeless female veterans opens (Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority)

10.10.19

From the Akron Beacon Journal:

Tanzania Johnson joined the U.S. Air Force to get out of Akron and start a new beginning.

She enlisted right after graduating from Akron’s Firestone High School in 2010 and became a military police officer. She was stationed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland until she was honorably discharged in 2014.

While in the service, she gave birth to her daughter, Nakiyah, and they returned to Akron.

Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro, Trenton Housing Authority Awarded Family Self-Sufficiency Grants

10.10.19

On Thursday, September 26, HUD announced an additional $1.2 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants, building on the $74 million in FSS grants HUD awarded earlier this year. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the goal of increasing residents’ earnings and decreasing their dependencies on public assistance.

Sounders FC and RAVE Foundation, with support from team owners Ciara and Russell Wilson, select Seattle's NewHolly neighborhood as next RAVE Field site (Seattle Housing Authority)

9.26.19

From SoundersFC.com:

Seattle Sounders FC today announced that the club and its charitable arm, RAVE Foundation, have selected South Seattle’s NewHolly – a Seattle Housing Authority neighborhood located between Beacon Hill and Rainier Valley – as the location for the next RAVE Field. Funding and efforts supporting the construction of the NewHolly field are being championed by Grammy Award-winning artist Ciara and her husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, both of whom are part owners of Sounders FC.

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