Community Development

NCHM Donates $100,000 to Save the Soldiers Home Project (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)

7.11.19

From UrbanMilwaukee:

The National Center for Housing Management (NCHM), a national non-profit organization, has announced a $100,000 grant in support of the Save the Soldiers Home project on the grounds of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center overlooking Miller Park. When completed, the project will restore six historic buildings, some dating back to the 1860s, and create 101 supportive housing units for veterans and their families who are either homeless or at risk of being homeless.

Miami-Dade PHCD Celebrates Phase One of Liberty Square with Secretary Carson & Mayor Gimenez

7.11.19

On Monday, July 1, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami-Dade Public Housing & Community Development (Miami-Dade PHCD) Director Michael Liu, and stakeholders joined to celebrate the grand opening of Phase 1 of Miami-Dade PHCD’s massive Liberty Square redevelopment project.

Wilmington to get first new public, multi-family housing in years (Wilmington Housing Authority)

6.28.19

From Star News Online:

"For the first time in years, the Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA) is getting ready to build a new multi-family public housing development.

Plans for the first phase of the complex, Dawson Street Lofts, are moving through the city’s planning system. Located between Dawson Street, South 10th Street and Virgie Rhodes Lane, the building will hold 24 one- and two-bedroom units across three stories.

San Antonio Housing Authority, Partners Break Ground on Eastside Urban Garden (San Antonio Housing Authority)

6.28.19

From the San Antonio Current:

"Garcia Street Urban Farm, a 4.1-acre farm designed to bring fresh produce and food education to San Antonio's East Side, broke ground Wednesday morning. 

The farm, which cost an estimated $500,000, will be managed via a partnership between San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), San Antonio College’s Eco Centro and other community stakeholders. 

Part of old Allegheny Dwellings reopens as mixed-income housing in the North Side (Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh)

6.28.19

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Ask resident Carolyn Brown about her new apartment at Sandstone Quarry, and she can barely contain her excitement.

“I'm in heaven,” said Ms. Brown, 72, of her apartment at the newly opened mixed-income development in the Fineview neighborhood of Pittsburgh's North Side.

“It's a nice place down here,” said Ms. Brown, who said she appreciates the views of the city, as well as the safety of her one-bedroom apartment.

Milwaukee affordable housing tower clears first city review (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)

6.28.19

From the Milwaukee Business Journal:

Seeking approvals for a 32-story tower offering apartments priced for low-income and luxury renters, a Milwaukee Housing Authority official said this may be the first mixed-income development of its kind for the community, but won’t be the last.

“When it works here, we can replicate it,” said Scott Simon, senior vice president of development for housing authority affiliate Travaux Inc.

Residents Moving into Newly Built Westview Village (Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura)

6.28.19

From MENA FN:

"Residents have begun moving into the newly constructed Westview Village apartments as the Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura (HACSB), a public housing authority dedicated to promoting quality of life through affordable, healthy housing and community-based development, completes phase one of a four-phase redevelopment effort.

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