Members Making News

Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority Launches Social Service Hubs in Winton Terrace, Findlater Gardens (Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From Cincinnati CityBeat:

Connie Benton has lived at Findlater Gardens for the last 18 years. She likes the sense of community among most of the residents in the 600 townhomes owned and run by the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority in Winton Hills, about eight miles north of downtown Cincinnati. 

But her family has also experienced violence here, and some of her relatives struggle with the trauma that comes with those experiences. 

Column: Chicago shows how public housing and libraries can coexist and be visually stunning. Now we need more of them (Chicago Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From the Chicago Tribune:

Let’s dispense with the obvious, shall we? Three new Chicago buildings, which combine public libraries and public housing, are head and shoulders above the Robert Taylor Homes, Cabrini-Green and the rest of the city’s dehumanizing, now-demolished public housing projects.

Breaking the cycle of poverty: Cambridge housing program prepares young residents for college (Cambridge Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From the Boston Globe:

Rafael Salas, an incoming freshman at Westfield State University, dreams of the day when he can help his family leave public housing.

In middle school, when he began attending a youth development program run through the Cambridge Housing Authority, Salas said he already knew his place in society: a “low-income black man.”

Boston Housing Authority's Chief On Integrating Public Housing And BHA's Needs Going Forward (Boston Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From WBUR Boston Public Radio:

Bill McGonagle, administrator for the Boston Housing Authority, will retire this month after working with the agency for 40 years.

He started there as a janitor in the 1970s and has been the head since 2009, when he was appointed by Mayor Thomas Menino. The Boston's Globe's Adrian Walker described him as "the landlord for Boston’s poorest residents."

Story Series Highlights Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Woodhill Homes Community

9.12.19

In tandem with the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s (CMHA) two-year, $350,000 project to revitalize Woodhill Homes, ideastream, a publicly supported and locally owned multimedia news source in Northeast Ohio, is producing a series of stories about the community and its residents.

CLPHA Members Testify on Homelessness Initiatives During House Financial Services Committee Field Hearing

8.15.19

Yesterday, executives from the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) discussed their commitment and programmatic efforts to house people experiencing homelessness in the city and county of Los Angeles during a field hearing of the U.S.

Long-awaited project to house veterans breaks ground in Yakima (Yakima Housing Authority)

8.8.19

From the Yakima Herald-Republic:

The transformation of the former Yakima Armory into housing for homeless and low-income veterans is underway after the Yakima Housing Authority broke ground on the long-awaited project Wednesday.

Yakima Housing Authority Executive Director Lowel Krueger, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Yakima veteran Chuck Austin took shovels to the yard of the property at 1702 Tahoma Ave. and turned the soil.

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