Members Making News
From Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release:
The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) announced today it is issuing $30 million in general revenue bonds this year as part of a plan to develop or acquire a minimum of 500 affordable mixed-income units annually in Columbus through 2025.
From the Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Yonkers' press release:
With vaccination rates lagging behind in many communities of color, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) has launched a campaign to allay fears and encourage its residents to get the vaccine.
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release:
Thirty five residents who participated in the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Modified Apprenticeship Training Program (ATP) today celebrated their graduation, and more importantly, new job opportunities.
From the Vancouver Housing Authority's press release:
With 159 new units of affordable housing under construction and another 106 units set to start construction later this year, Vancouver Housing Authority is experiencing one of its busiest years yet.
“We’ve definitely upped the amount of projects,” said VHA Development Director Victor Caesar.
Noteworthy projects in the pipeline include:
From the City of Shoreline, WA's press release:
From the Yakima Herald:
In 2016, when interested parties first floated the idea of a veterans housing project at the old Marine Corps Reserve armory in Yakima, they knew it would take years. But they also were confident that time and toil spent on the project would pay off. Veterans were worth the effort.
From CBS 13 Baltimore:
The State Department of The Environment is working closely with the Baltimore City Housing Authority to test the wastewater of more than 14 locations in Baltimore for COVID-19.
Janet Abrahams, with the Baltimore City Housing Authority, said crews are pulling samples twice a week from each site.
“This is a very successful process that they have implemented,” she said.
From the Chicago Tribune:
For the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of people gathered in the community room at a public housing building for senior citizens in South Chicago.
The room had been turned into a COVID-19 vaccination clinic and each of them patiently waited to get their first dose of the vaccine.