Members Making News

City leaders, community celebrate new affordable housing development (Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority)


From the Toledo Blade:

The remarks of “Wow!” and “Look at that!” kept coming as person after person walked through the door of the three-bedroom apartment. They pointed at the high ceilings, the modern light fixtures, the walk-in closets, and the breakfast bar.

The apartment tour on Monday proved that affordable housing is changing in Toledo. Where drab, barrack-style housing long sat, colorful, spacious housing has now been built.

Fairfax County board approves over 100 units of affordable senior housing (Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority)


From WDVM:

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved over 100 units of affordable senior housing.

The board approved the construction of 150 units of senior housing in the high cost areas of Alexandria and Fairfax.

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority has partnered with Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing to get the ball rolling of the development of the Oakwood Residences.

Housing Authority Bridges Digital Divide (Elm City Communities)


From the New Haven Independent:

Over 100 public-housing tenants are receiving two years of free internet service and free tablets in return for a promise — to attend classes on how to use them to improve their lives.

That transaction unfolded Wednesday evening at an event at the Cornell Scott Hill Health Center outpost in West Rock at 122 Wilmot Rd.

Moody Nolan’s Legacy House Provides New Prototype of Affordable Home Design (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)


From Builder Online:

In the construction industry, community service and charitable giving comes in many forms. While some companies will choose to donate a percentage of their revenue to relevant housing-related causes, others may take an active role and build homes for those in need.

CHA, partners open Clark-Estes Apts. that provide 54 affordable units (Chicago Housing Authority)


From the Chicago Defender:

The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) was joined by the City of Chicago Department of Housing, 49th Ward Alderwoman Maria Hadden, former 49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore, and Ross Financial Services Thursday for the grand opening of Clark-Estes Apartments, a mixed-use development that will bring 54 affordable residential units to the Rogers Park community – 15 of which are assisted by CHA’s Property Rental Assistance (PRA) program.

Minneapolis Public Housing Authority and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority on Track to Become First Ever Regional MTW Partnership


HUD has provided a path forward for a first-in-the-nation partnership between Minnesota’s largest public housing authorities: the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) and the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority (Metro HRA). HUD stated that they are supportive in concept of the two PHAs forming the nation’s first Regional Moving to Work (MTW) partnership and has allowed the partners to move forward with the planning and implementation process.

Plan for Manchester housing upgrades moving forward (Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh)


From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

The Pittsburgh Housing Authority is aiming to rehab 86 public housing units in the Manchester neighborhood in Pittsburgh's North Side.

Housing officials say they will seek federal approval next month for the improvements, which aim to repair and replace floors, furnaces and water heaters, install new cabinets and bathroom fixtures, as well as building roofs.

Housing Authority does the math, will cancel security deposit system, return tenant money (Cambridge Housing Authority)


From Cambridge Day:

One of Cambridge’s biggest landlords, the Cambridge Housing Authority, is about to take an extraordinary step: return security deposits to its tenants and stop collecting the payments from new residents. The authority’s board approved the change Wednesday.

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