Awards/Grants

HUD Announces Availability of $324 Million in Lead Hazard Reduction Grants

7.11.19

HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes has announced $324 million in available Lead Hazard Reduction grants intended to help local governments and certain state and tribal governments to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in low-income, privately-owned (unassisted) pre-1978 housing.

Visit www.hud.gov/lead to learn more, including upcoming webinars about applying.

Denver Housing Authority wins top prize in Dept. of Energy's Solar in Your Community Challenge (Denver Housing Authority)

6.6.19

From Denver7:

The Denver Housing Authority has good reason to toot its own horn.

DHA has just been announced as the winner of the $500,000 grand prize in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar in your Community Challenge.

The $5-million competition was launched in 2016 as a way to improve energy affordability and to expand solar access to low-and-moderate-income households.

San Diego Housing Commission Initiatives and Partnership Developments Receive National and Local Honors (San Diego Housing Commission)

6.6.19

From the San Diego Housing Commission's website:

San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) initiatives to address the housing affordability crisis in San Diego and increase efficiency in its rental assistance program, as well as the agency’s rehabilitation of properties to extend their affordability, are among the recipients of eight awards or nominations this week, honoring SDHC accomplishments.

$2.3 million grant to aid local LMHA residents (Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From the Toledo Blade:

Federal officials announced Friday new funding to benefit employment prospects of Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority residents.

A Housing and Urban Development program, Jobs Plus Initiative, connects public housing residents with employment services and better-paying jobs. The local grant for LMHA totals $2.3 million.

DCHA Receives $17.6 Million in Housing Production Trust Funds for First Phase of Kenilworth Courts Redevelopment (District of Columbia Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From DCHA's e-Newsletter:

The District of Columbia Housing Authority was awarded $17.6 million in Housing Production Trust Funds to construct the first 166 units at Kenilworth Courts in Ward 7. The three-phased project is expected to deliver a total of 532 new affordable units to the community in the coming years.

The funds were part of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s announcement today of $138 million in Housing Production Trust Funds awarded to 11 projects in total.

Housing Commission Receives Award for Housing First San Diego Program (San Diego Housing Commission)

3.8.19

From the Times of San Diego:

The housing commission is the recipient of the Nan McKay and Associates’ 2018 Development Award for its Housing First program, which helps San Diego’s homeless residents find permanent housing. The program has created nearly 6,000 housing opportunities countywide since it launched in November 2014.

HACLA Receives Nation’s Largest Jobs Plus Initiative Grant from HUD ( Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)

3.8.19

From  the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' website: 

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) was awarded a $3.7 Million Jobs Plus Initiative (JPI) grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The award was announced by Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of HUD, during a press conference held at Nickerson Gardens, HACLA’s largest public housing site with 3,146 residents.

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