Moving To Work

MTW Steering Committee Hires First Program Manager

12.13.18

The MTW Steering Committee, on behalf of the MTW public housing agencies, has selected Nicole Barrett to serve as its first MTW Program Manager to lead research, policy analysis, and advocacy for the MTW program. The position will be managed by CLPHA in support of the MTW agencies.

In addition to her three years working at CLPHA as a Research & Policy Analyst, Nicole has been a policy advocate for the National Housing Trust, a management assistant in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations at HUD, and a legislative intern in Congress.

VHA works with time-limited aid to provide rent help to more families

10.11.18

A recent news article highlights how the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) is utilizing the MTW demonstration to encourage family self-sufficiency with its School Housing Stability Program, a rental assistance program that offers subsidized housing to families experiencing homelessness from the Vancouver and Evergreen public school districts over a four-year period, with rental assistance decreasing each year.

Vancouver low-income housing development secures additional funding

10.24.18

Hunt Capital Partners has provided $4.2 million in capital federal LIHTC equity financing for Rhododendron Place, a future 30-unit Vancouver, WA housing community funded in part by the Vancouver Housing Authority. Rhododendron Place will house individuals experiencing homelessness with behavioral health disorders or mental disabilities and offer related supportive services.

New San Diego Affordable Apartments Include Units Set Aside for Families with Members Who Have Developmental Disabilities

10.24.18

The San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) and partners held a groundbreaking ceremony for Pacifica at Playa Del Sol, a future community of 42 affordable rental apartments, 12 of which will be set aside for individuals and families with developmental disabilities.

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