The city and Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority intend to team up to pursue federal funding that would replace antiquated housing and revitalize an East Side neighborhood.
The project would involve a six-year, $35-million Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
From the Boston Real Estate Times:
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined the Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC), the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), local elected officials and the Madison-Whittier Coalition to celebrate the grand opening of the Melnea Cass Apartments.
The $39 million project creates 76 units of new mixed-income housing at 40 Raynor Circle and 600 Melnea Cass Blvd, and is part of the BHA’s Whittier Choice Neighborhood grant program.
On October 16, Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) and Palladium USA celebrated the grand opening of Palladium Fort Worth, a 150-unit community with more than half of its apartments affordably priced for families earning up to 60 percent of the area’s median income.
From The Columbian:
Vancouver Housing Authority is moving forward with plans that will nearly double the number of affordable housing units it has in Battle Ground.
The authority’s board of commissioners on Thursday approved purchasing 4.37 acres of land in Battle Ground for a future 80-unit development at 306 S.E. Clark Ave. in an older area of town, not far from downtown.
From DCHA's newsletter:
District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett unveiled a working draft of phase one of the agency’s 20-year comprehensive plan to begin addressing tackle the up to $2.5 billion in deferred maintenance and capital improvements at more than 6,600 units in DCHA’s traditional public housing portfolio. The plan would preserve affordable existing stock and create new affordable housing.
From Lawndale News:
Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) officials joined La Casa Norte, the City of Chicago Department of Housing, local elected officials and members of the community to dedicate Pierce House, which brings 25 units of supportive housing to the Humboldt Park community. The one and two-bedroom apartments are supported by CHA project-based vouchers and will be leased to individuals and families from the CHA waiting list and Chicago’s Coordinated Entry System.
From the Chicago Defender:
Chicago Housing Authority officials today joined Evergreen Real Estate Group, the City of Chicago Department of Housing and the community to celebrate the opening of Independence Apartments, a mixed-income apartment building that brings affordable housing for seniors to the Northwest Side.