A Fruitful Endeavor: Farms at NYCHA


From The NYCHA Journal:

In 2021, NYCHA farms produced 22,000 pounds of organic fresh vegetables, greens, and herbs. There are currently seven farms on the Authority’s open spaces. The inaugural farm at Red Hook Houses was launched in 2013. The other six farms are located at Wagner Houses, Howard Houses, Bay View Houses, Forest Houses, Mariners Harbor Houses, and Pink Houses.  

Video: CLPHA Members Help Residents with Center for Disaster Philanthropy COVID-19 Resident Support Grants


In November 2020, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) was awarded a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to help our public housing authority (PHA) members better protect and serve vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jersey City announces low-cost internet access for public housing residents



Jersey City residents living in Housing Authority buildings will be able to purchase high-speed internet access at deeply discounted prices and even get it for free, city officials announced Tuesday.

The city is partnering with Andrena, a New Jersey-based internet provider, in its latest initiative to expand broadband internet access to public housing complexes, Mayor Steve Fulop and the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) said.

School board OKs leasing 2.2 acres to provide affordable housing for district students, families (Housing Authority of Snohomish County)


From My Edmonds News:

The Edmonds School Board of Directors, at its Dec. 14 business meeting, unanimously approved a resolution to declare approximately 2.2 acres of property adjacent to Cedar Valley Community School as surplus and then lease it to Housing Hope, which will develop affordable housing on the site.

Join Part 1 of Housing Is and the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's "Housing as a Platform" Webinar Series: "HACLA’s Work to Lift Up the Whole Child"


Wednesday, January 19, 2:00 p.m. ET 

Join us for the first of a four-part webinar series co-hosted by CLPHA and the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.

Webinar Description

Public Housing Authorities Better Serve Residents through Cross-Sector Approaches


 Public housing authorities know that providing stable housing is only the first step in helping families thrive. A comprehensive approach that combines health, education, and housing programs has shown to dramatically improve life outcomes for low-income families. Public housing authorities have been in the vanguard developing cross-sector initiatives for their residents, who represent extremely low-income and vulnerable populations.

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