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Self-driving shuttles coming to Linden in first test in US residential neighborhood, official says (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)


From the Columbus Dispatch:

An autonomous shuttle is expected to begin service in the Linden neighborhood this month in the first residential test of self-driving shuttles in the nation. The shuttles will run along a 2.8-mile route and connect to services like St. Stephen’s Community House.

Self-driving shuttles are scheduled to start traveling in Linden in late January.

HUD Awards More Funding And New Designation To CMHA (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)


From 90.5 WCBE:

U.S. Housing and Urban Development officials were in Columbus Wednesday for a trio of announcements regarding the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority. 

HUD Midwest Regional Administrator Joseph Galvan announced that CMHA has been awarded nearly $156,000 to  help families attain self-sufficiency.

Printworks Mill in Greensboro to offer affordable housing (Greensboro Housing Authority)


From FOX8 News:

Printworks Mill is a new housing development in Greensboro that'll offer affordable options. This historic mill is slowly transforming into a brand new multi-use community.

“Printworks Mill is a fantastic example of using a distressed asset and turning it around and making it a productive place for people to live," said Cynthia Blue, of Greensboro Neighborhood Development. 143 of the units in the community will cater to low-income families.

HACEP scholarship program helps residents achieve educational goals (Housing Authority of the City of El Paso)


From the El Paso Herald-Post:

Since she was a child, Patricia Castillo has wanted to be a teacher. Thanks to the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso‘s scholarship program, she’s taken an important step toward achieving that goal.

“I saw a flyer in the community, and I thought, ‘Why not?'” she said.

Development Serves Youths Leaving Foster Care in Vancouver, Wash. (Vancouver Housing Authority)


From Affordable Housing Finance:

Youths aging out of foster care have a new place to live in Vancouver, Wash.

The recently completed Caples Terrace serves young adults 18 to 24 years who might not otherwise have a place to live. It’s the first project by the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) to target this unique population.

Kaiser Permanente purchasing site at Yesler (Seattle Housing Authority)


From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release:

The Seattle Housing Authority and Kaiser Permanente have announced that Kaiser Permanente is purchasing 1.6 acres in the Yesler neighborhood. The property is located in the northwest area of Yesler and is bordered by Alder St. and 9th Avenue. Kaiser Permanente is planning a state-of-the-art specialty care facility on the site, a use that is closely in keeping with a community-led master plan for Yesler redevelopment.

Construction Begins for Next Phase of San Bernardino’s Arrowhead Grove Redevelopment (Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino)


From Connect California:

Groundbreaking for the next phase of the Arrowhead Grove Neighborhood Revitalization, formerly known as the Waterman Gardens Public Housing site, has commenced with construction of the 184-unit Crestview Terrace Apartments now underway in San Bernardino, CA.

Tina Akers Brown Awarded 2020 Denise Maleska Leadership Service Award (Greensboro Housing Authority)


From the Greensboro Housing Authority's press release:

Greensboro Housing Authority CEO, Tina Akers Brown, was the recipient of the 2020 Denise Maleska Leadership Service Award by Leadership Greensboro. The award, presented at the 2020 Leadership Greensboro New year Reception, recognizes outstanding leadership in the Greensboro community.

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