Homelessness

Chicago Heights To Get More Housing For Low Income Veterans: Officials (Housing Authority of Cook County)

4.20.22

From Patch.com:

The Housing Authority of Cook County is developing apartment units for low-income veterans, the organization announced.

According to officials, money for the project will come through a multimillion dollar loan from the county. Last week, officials announced the $4.25 million fund as an initiative to reduce homelessness across the south suburbs.

Housing Authority of Washington County Joins House America with a Focus on Braiding Regional and Federal Funding to Reduce Homelessness

4.6.22

The Housing Authority of Washington County, a new CLPHA member and a Department of Washington County, Oregon, recently joined HUD’s House America through proclamation of the County Board of Commissioners. HAWC, which also recently joined the Moving to Work (MTW) program, is aggressively working to reduce homelessness in its jurisdiction. A recent voter-approved Supportive Housing Services (SHS) measure is bringing $200 million a year to the region to reduce homelessness. The measure is in place for ten years.

Governor Newsom Announces $116.3 Million for New Homeless Housing (Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)

3.4.22

From California Governor Gavin Newsom's press release:

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced more than $116 million in funding for seven Homekey projects across the state. The seven new projects will provide 387 housing units for people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

Housing Hope to build affordable housing near Edmonds church (Housing Authority of Snohomish County)

3.4.22

From Everett, WA's HeraldNet:

Housing Hope, a nonprofit and affordable housing developer, intends to build 52 apartments on a lot next to Edmonds Lutheran Church. Construction is to start this year.

“This is really executing on our plan to at least compete for and try to start a new project every year,” Housing Hope CEO Fred Safstrom said. “… It’s going to be a very attractive, nice project.”

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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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