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From The Chicago Citizen:
The Chicago Housing Authority and its partners officially opened an innovative mixed-use development Thursday that has brought a new Target and affordable/market-rate apartments to Rogers Park.
The result of a partnership between CHA, Three Corners Development/Iceberg Development and the Lightengale Group, the Concord at Sheridan is a transit-oriented development located near Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue steps from the CTA’s Loyola Red Line Station.
From the Yonkers Times:
From HUD's press release:
Expanding on its commitment to help local communities redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $5 million to four communities.
Funded through HUD's Choice Neighborhoods program, these grants will help local leaders to craft comprehensive, homegrown plans to revitalize and transform these neighborhoods.
Seattle Sounders FC today announced that the club and its charitable arm, RAVE Foundation, have selected South Seattle’s NewHolly – a Seattle Housing Authority neighborhood located between Beacon Hill and Rainier Valley – as the location for the next RAVE Field. Funding and efforts supporting the construction of the NewHolly field are being championed by Grammy Award-winning artist Ciara and her husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, both of whom are part owners of Sounders FC.
From The Seattle Times:
Microsoft, King County and the King County Housing Authority will invest $245 million to provide affordable rents for more than 3,000 low- and middle-income residents through the purchase of five apartment complexes.
From The Monroe Monitor:
Today at the Seattle Housing Authority, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the top Democrat on the Senate education committee, sat down with local officials, community advocates, and digital education leaders to learn more about how Seattle has successfully expanded access to digital skills and literacy education—as well as best practices and lessons from their experiences—as she discussed her latest plans to promote digital inclusion in Washington State and across the country.
From the Ventura County Star:
No current residents at the Westview Village public housing complex in Ventura have an electric vehicle, but newly constructed units will include electric vehicle charging stations.
The charging stations are just one way to make sustainable features accessible to public housing residents, according to Denise Wise, CEO of the Housing Authority of the City of Buenaventura, which developed and manages the complex.
From The Oklahoman:
A Wisconsin company wrapping up redevelopment of the former Dunbar school east of downtown is preparing to build more affordable senior housing on a blighted block between Midtown and Classen-10-Penn.