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.
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.
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.
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.
From the Los Angeles Times:
Ben Carson, the U.S. secretary of Housing and Urban Development, went to Watts on Wednesday to announce a $3.7-million grant for a new job center at Nickerson Gardens, the biggest public housing development west of the Mississippi.
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.
The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) won a $50,000 Evergreen Options Renewable Energy Project grant from Tacoma Power, which THA will use to build solar panels at the Crisis Residential Center (CRC) at its future Arlington Drive Youth Campus. The CRC will be a 12-bed facility for housing and providing services to homeless youth.
The City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) received a big boost in the planned $310 million revitalization of its Twin Rivers housing project into a modern, mixed-income community. The California Strategic Growth Council awarded a $23 million grant to the project, most of which will go towards a state-of-the-art light rail station adjacent to the community.
On December 21, 2018 HUD announced
nearly $29 million in grant awards under its Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency - Service Coordinators (ROSS-SC) Program. Eleven CLPHA members received ROSS-SC awards, totaling over $4.7 million.