From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
A HomeTowne Studios extended-stay hotel off North Beach Street and Loop 820 is likely to be the future home for Fort Worth residents facing homelessness who are at particularly high risk of COVID-19.
From The Salt Lake Tribune:
One woman’s restless, decadeslong quest to lift up homeless Utahns led to the opening Tuesday of a brand new living center on Salt Lake City’s west side.
Pamela Atkinson, dubbed the state’s version of Mother Teresa for her lifelong work, said that since last April’s groundbreaking for the five-story apartment complex to be known as Pamela’s Place, people she assists daily on the streets have kept her updated on its progress.
From the VC Star:
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced $236 million in housing funds Monday, including a $1.2 million award to the City of San Buenaventura Housing Authority.
The Project Homekey funding will go toward the housing authority's rehabilitation of the El Portal apartments in Ventura's Westside community, which will create 28 affordable units. The funding will allow the housing authority to set aside 12 of those units as permanent supportive housing units for formerly homeless individuals.
From North Denver News:
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Division of Housing (DOH) awarded $4.47M through the Colorado State Housing Board (SHB) for affordable housing in September.
DOLA also so far has supplied over $7.49M to renters and landlords across Colorado through the EHAP and POP programs since Governor Jared Polis signed Executive Order 70 in May and HB1410 in June, authorizing DOH to provide up to $29.65M in COVID-19-related housing payment relief.
From Fresno Housing's press release:
On September 22, CLPHA and our counsel Reno & Cavanaugh submitted comments to HUD strongly opposing the agency’s transphobic proposed modifi
Press Release from the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority:
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Announces Home to Stay Program
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) and Lucas County Job and Family Services (LCJFS) partner to provide rental assistance for LMHA Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) eligible individuals and families exiting a homeless shelter
From the Times of San Diego:
An annual resource fair at Golden Hall provided assistance Wednesday to 771 homeless people, organizers said.
A man named Marcus, who declined to give his last name citing privacy, told San Diego Housing Commission staff he was there to find employment. He, his wife and 7-month-old son stay at a shelter after falling on difficult times.
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release:
The pending construction of more than 400 affordable rental apartments—including 270 units specifically to address homelessness—was celebrated at a groundbreaking ceremony today as a source of hope for the community and the individuals and families who will call the new development home.