Members Making News

An Interview with CLPHA Board President Jeffery K. Patterson

2.10.22

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) CEO Jeffery K. Patterson was elected president of CLPHA’s board of directors at CLPHA’s December 2021 board meeting. He previously served as the board’s vice president.  

Recently, CLPHA sat down with Mr. Patterson to discuss his priorities for CLPHA and how he plans to lead our organization. 

 

Read the Interview

 

Boston invests more than $12m in digital equity and inclusion (Boston Housing Authority)

2.9.22

From SmartCitiesWorld:

Boston is investing more than $12m to bring digital equity and inclusion to nearly 23,000 Boston public housing residents, library users, and school-age families.

The new funding will provide free access to wireless broadband service and devices to help public housing seniors and residents get online and will also provide Chromebook laptops to Boston Public School (BPS) students.

Affordable housing efforts to be expanded in Utah through federal program (Housing Authority of Salt Lake City)

2.9.22

From ABC 4 Salt Lake City:

The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City (HASLC) has been awarded a position through a federal program that will expand affordable housing efforts in the state.

HASLC is now part of the Moving to Work Landlord (MTW) Incentive cohort, which was created by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

In January 2022, the HUD announced the 29 agencies that were selected and Salt Lake City made the cut.

Cambridge Housing Authority adds low-cost Internet option for residents

2.9.22

From the Boston Globe:

Boston wireless Internet service provider Starry struck a deal with the Cambridge Housing Authority to offer broadband connections to thousands of apartments in the city.

Under the deal announced on Thursday, Starry will provide $15-per-month Internet service to residents of more than 2,630 units. But the residents won’t have to pay even that price, as the cost of the service is eligible to be covered entirely by the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program.

Fairfax County approves funding to support development of 175 affordable homes at Dominion Square (Fairfax County HA)

2.9.22

From the Fairfax County Times:

The  Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved a little more than $33 million in financing support for the development of 175 affordable homes – to be known as Dominion Square West. The development is the first step of a two-phase plan to bring affordable housing and needed community amenities to the Tysons area. 

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainable Development, Joins Green Building Alliance’s Pittsburgh 2030 District

2.9.22

From the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh's press release:

A greener future is on the horizon, and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) is helping lead the way.

Denver launches initiative to house 400 homeless residents in 100 days (Denver Housing Authority)

2.9.22

From The Denver Gazette:

Denver's Department of Housing Stability and Mayor Michael Hancock launched a housing initiative Tuesday with a goal of getting 400 homeless residents housed in 100 days. 

Denver launched a similar initiative at the beginning of September with the goal of housing 200 people. Officials said 576 people were housed at 346 households during that initiative.

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