Members Making News

Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers voted Best Senior Housing by Yonkers Chamber (Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers)

9.12.19

From the New York Real Estate Journal:

The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) was recently voted as the city’s best senior housing (non-site specific) in the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce’s 15th Annual Best of Yonkers competition. 

All winners will be featured in the Chamber’s August 30th “Best of Yonkers” issue of the Yonkers Progress.      

Vancouver to receive $1.88 million for affordable housing (Vancouver Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From The Columbian: 

Vancouver will receive $1.88 million in new affordable housing grants, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell announced last week.

The funding will come in the form of $1.24 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, Community Development Block Grant Program, as well as $646,431 from HUD’s HOME Investment Partnership Program, the Democratic senator said in a media release.

Vancouver Opens New Housing For Homeless Youth, Teens Aging Out Of Foster Care (Vancouver Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From Oregon Public Broadcasting:

On Monday, Vancouver and Washington state officials gathered alongside community members to celebrate the grand opening of Caples Terrace, a new public housing project offering affordable units to young adults who have aged out of foster care or fallen into homelessness.

Christina LaCelle, 20, could barely contain her excitement. She and her 3-month-old daughter Vivianne were just weeks away from moving into their very first apartment at the new complex.

‘The West Seattle Elementary difference’ starts new year with Be There Rally (Seattle Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From West Seattle Blog:

For the fourth consecutive year, West Seattle Elementary students got a first-day-of-school welcome like no other: The “Be There Rally.” 2016 was the first time community members were invited to greet and inspire the students. The event has continued growing in size and reputation, and this year drew more citywide dignitaries than ever. More on them later. First – WSE principal Pamela McCowan-Conyers got to tell the crowd all about her school.

Housing Authority of San Buenaventura receives grant worth nearly $19 million (Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura)

9.12.19

From ABC 3 KEYT:

The Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura was just awarded $18,983,730 from the California Strategic Growth Council for its Ventura Westside Housing and Active Transportation grant application.

The award is granted through the state’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program (AHSC), which funds projects that promote healthier communities and protect the environment by increasing the supply of affordable places to live near jobs, stores, transit and other daily needs.

New preschool in San Bernardino’s Arrowhead Grove community is for the whole family (Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino)

9.12.19

From the San Bernardino Sun:

The rectangular room is immaculate, with something to explore at every turn.

Between the gray walls are areas to read, color, play, write and listen. Rugs for napping and bean bags for lounging rest on the hardwood floors.

Not a book nor crayon is out of place on a recent weekday – it’s the calm before the storm.

San Antonio Housing Authority Planning Big Investment in Mixed-Income Housing (San Antonio Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From Next City:

Over the next 25 years, San Antonio is expecting to welcome a million new residents, an influx of people that would expand its population by about two-thirds. And while rent in the city is still relatively cheap, more than 40 percent of renters are cost burdened, paying more than 30 percent of their income for housing. In anticipation of the influx and a worsening market for renters, the San Antonio Housing Authority is planning to spend close to half a billion dollars on new mixed-income projects in the coming years.

SAHA partners with nonprofit to provide transitional housing for former foster youth (San Antonio Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From ABC KSAT 12:

Bridging the gap between foster care and a life of independence is one of the big goals for local nonprofit the THRU Project.

Originally established to provide mentors for youth who age out of state care, the group recently expanded its mission to provide housing for a vulnerable young population.

We first told you about the Next Step housing program last year. Now it's expanding, thanks to a new partnership with the San Antonio Housing Authority.

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