Be sure to check out our newly posted smoke-free policy resources on housingis.org!
CLPHA is pleased to announce that renowned physician, epidemiologist, researcher, and activist Dr. Camara Jones will be a keynote speaker at our fifth annual Housing Is Summit in Washington, D.C., May 16-17. Dr. Jones will open day two of the conference exploring the need to address social determinants of health to reduce health disparities as well as the interdisciplinary nature of a strong safety net.
District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) Executive Director Tyrone Garrett announced that DCHA “has increased participation and success rates by nearly 150 percent in the Section 3 employment program and a 70 percent increase in job training and professional development.” In FY 2018 more than 150 new employees at DCHA or its partner organizations w
Research shows that housing stability, location, and quality have long-term effects: intermittent homelessness, poverty, and environmental hazards may contribute to negative health outcomes for individuals of all ages.
Join CLPHA’s Education Working Group on Tuesday, February 12, 2:00-3:00pm ET to learn more about school attendance initiatives taking place at PHAs across the country. Representatives from the King County Housing Authority and the national nonprofit Attendance Works will present on tools for addressing chronic absenteeism, as well as strategies for fostering a culture of attendance among residents. As always, we'll have time for questions. This webinar is open to CLPHA members and the general public.
Local Austin, TX news station KVUE highlighted the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) and Dell Medical School's new Bringing Health Home initiative at HACA's Booker T. Washington Terraces in East Austin. Funded via a $315,000 grant from the St.
Washington State’s Department of Commerce awarded $3 million to the Vancouver Housing Authority for its Tenny Creek Assisted Living project, a future 40-unit community for individuals experiencing chronic mental illness.