Members Making News

Seattle Credit Union to Open Financial Hub at the Salishan Family Investment Center (Tacoma Housing Authority)

4.20.22

From Seattle Credit Union and the Tacoma Housing Authority's press release:

Seattle Credit Union is excited to announce an expansion into Tacoma in the summer of 2022.

The credit union’s mission is to provide financial support and opportunities for communities that are underserved and have been systemically discriminated against. Recognizing a need for financial services outside of King and Snohomish counties, Seattle Credit Union is expanding south to serve the Salishan community of Tacoma.

San Diego Housing Commission Development Will Transform Former Hotel into 175 Affordable Rental Apartments for Seniors with Low Income

4.20.22

From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release:

Seniors age 62 and older who have low income will have 175 new affordable housing opportunities in Rancho Bernardo upon the completion of a new development in collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC), which celebrated its ceremonial groundbreaking today.

Chicago Heights To Get More Housing For Low Income Veterans: Officials (Housing Authority of Cook County)

4.20.22

From Patch.com:

The Housing Authority of Cook County is developing apartment units for low-income veterans, the organization announced.

According to officials, money for the project will come through a multimillion dollar loan from the county. Last week, officials announced the $4.25 million fund as an initiative to reduce homelessness across the south suburbs.

‘An opportunity to give back’: Willie Hines Jr. plunges into new role as leader of Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee

4.20.22

From Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service:

Willie Hines Jr. once lived in public housing.

Now he’s the first African American person to lead the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, or HACM, in its 78-year history.

“I thrived from growing up in public housing,” Hines said. “This is an opportunity to give back to the community that gave to me.”

CLPHA's Sunia Zaterman, Boston Housing Authority Featured in Boston Globe Article on Possibilities for Boston Public Housing under New Mayor Michelle Wu

4.6.22

CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman was quoted today in the Boston Globe's article "With federal funds in hand, public housing also at play in Mayor Wu’s agenda," which discusses advocates' views on how new Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and her administration can address the affordable housing crisis and improve public housing in Boston.

King County Housing Authority's Neighborhood Early Learning Connectors Help KCHA's Youngest Residents Get Ready for School

4.6.22

The King County Housing Authority's Neighborhood Early Learning Connectors program builds bridges and provides support and resources in its public housing communities to hundreds of families with children from birth to 5-years old.  In KCHA's new video below, find out more about how thier Early Learning Connectors partner with families via a developmentally appropriate, neighbor-to-neighbor approach to early education that supports the learning and development of young children and ensures they enter school happy, healthy, and ready to thrive.

New community health clinic coming to East Austin affordable housing complex (Housing Authority of the City of Austin)

4.6.22

From CBS Austin:

A new health care option coming to an area of Austin that's been lacking those kinds of services for decades. A new community health center will be opening later this year at the Chalmers Courts in East Austin.

Chalmers Courts had its beginnings in 1939. It was one of the first public housing projects in the entire country.

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