Community Development

Pamela’s Place: New housing project for the homeless named after Utah’s ‘Mother Teresa’ (Housing Authority of Salt Lake City)

4.25.19

From The Salt Lake Tribune:

Pamela Atkinson has been an icon for decades, symbolizing to many Utah’s commitment to helping its homeless, refugees and other disadvantaged populations.

Now, the longtime advocate and faith leader — a woman Gov. Gary Herbert refers to as the Beehive State’s own “Mother Teresa” — is being honored with a new round of affordable housing in Utah’s capital for those who most need it.

HUD Publishes Notice Seeking Input on Opportunity Zones

4.23.19

On April 17, HUD published a notice in the Federal Register seeking input on several major issues related to Opportunity Zones. The notice from HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) provides information on the intersection of Opportunity Zones and affordable housing nationally and requests feedback on nine questions concerning HUD’s role in encouraging investment in economically distressed communities.

Opening near TCC-South Campus: Affordable housing for the workforce (Fort Worth Housing Solutions)

4.11.19

From the City of Fort Worth, TX's website:

Fort Worth Housing Solutions will open Campus Apartments, its newest affordable housing community, near Tarrant County College-South Campus in late March.

The 224-unit community features 10 market-rate units and 214 units for households earning less than 60 percent of the area’s median income. Fifteen of the affordable units will be new homes for families relocating from Butler Place Apartments under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program.

Emanuel, Lopez, and CHA Plan Affordable Housing in Back of the Yards Community (Chicago Housing Authority)

4.11.19

From Lawndale News:

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and 15th Ward Alderman Raymond Lopez on Monday joined Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and members of the Back of the Yards community to announce plans for a new mixed-use, mixed-income development. The new project will include up to 80 apartments, and a flexible community space on the first floor. The new affordable housing development in Back of the Yards is expected to include up to 80 residential rental units.

Council approves $22.5M toward redevelopment of Lee Walker Heights (Asheville Housing Authority)

4.11.19

From WLOS ABC 13: 

There are big changes on the way for Asheville's oldest public housing development.

On Tuesday, city council voted to move forward with funding dedicated to redeveloping Lee Walker Heights.

As part of getting ready for the changes, all the residents of Lee Walker Heights have been relocated.

New affordable housing springs at old Montgomery Gardens site (Jersey City Housing Authority)

4.11.19

From NJ.com: 

"Where towering, ominous public housing buildings once stood there is now the start of an inviting and friendly community of homes.

On Tuesday, Mayor Steve Fulop, with the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) and The Michaels Organization, unveiled the first 21 of 126 units of Mill Creek Gardens, on the site of the Montgomery Gardens public housing complex. The remaining units will be available in phases over the next two months as construction is completed.

New Affordable Senior Housing Coming to Bronx, Brooklyn (NYC Dept.of Housing Preservation and Development & New York City Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From Multi-Housing News:

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has selected two separate groups to develop two 100 percent affordable senior housing communities in the Bronx and Brooklyn, N.Y. Xenolith Partners, The Kretchmer Cos., ELH Mgmt. and the Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) have been chosen to develop the Bronx project, while Blue Sea Development Co. and Gilbane Development Co. have been selected to develop the Brooklyn project.

Greenville Housing Authority breaks ground on new apartment community for seniors

3.29.19

From FOX Carolina:

The Greenville Housing Authority on Tuesday officially broke ground on the Preserve at Logan Park, a $30 million development that will be the last of three newly constructed developments to replace all affordable senior housing units lost when the former Scott Towers Public Housing Community was imploded.

DCHA Receives $17.6 Million in Housing Production Trust Funds for First Phase of Kenilworth Courts Redevelopment (District of Columbia Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From DCHA's e-Newsletter:

The District of Columbia Housing Authority was awarded $17.6 million in Housing Production Trust Funds to construct the first 166 units at Kenilworth Courts in Ward 7. The three-phased project is expected to deliver a total of 532 new affordable units to the community in the coming years.

The funds were part of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s announcement today of $138 million in Housing Production Trust Funds awarded to 11 projects in total.

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