RAD

New Study Explores Resident Perspectives on the RAD Program

6.6.19

A new study conducted by the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health examined residents’ experiences and perspectives after a Rental Assistance Demonstration conversion. The researchers, who conducted 30 in-depth interviews with residents across three RAD sites, published their findings in an article for Housing Policy Debate, The ‘Projects’ Are Nice Now”: Resident Perspectives on the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program.“

CLPHA's Executive Director tells Affordable Housing Finance How RAD Can Be a Turning Point for Public Housing

4.26.19

In Affordable Housing Finance's article "Turning Point for Public Housing," CLPHA' Executive Director Sunia Zaterman says of the massive capital needs backlog facing public housing authorities that  “[t]he handwriting has been on the wall. The funding levels were not sustainable."

Opening near TCC-South Campus: Affordable housing for the workforce (Fort Worth Housing Solutions)

4.11.19

From the City of Fort Worth, TX's website:

Fort Worth Housing Solutions will open Campus Apartments, its newest affordable housing community, near Tarrant County College-South Campus in late March.

The 224-unit community features 10 market-rate units and 214 units for households earning less than 60 percent of the area’s median income. Fifteen of the affordable units will be new homes for families relocating from Butler Place Apartments under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program.

Affordable Boston Community Receives $39M Loan (Boston Housing Authority)

3.8.19

From Multi-Housing News:

MassHousing has closed on $38.7 million in affordable housing financing to non-profit Inquilinos Boricuas En Accion Inc. (IBA). In partnership with the Boston Housing Authority, the organization intends to use the capital for the rehabilitation and preservation of West Newton Apartments, a 146-unit public housing community in Boston’s South End. Contractor Bilt-Rite Construction, Davis Square Architects and Management Agent Maloney Properties are also part of the redevelopment project.

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