Jobs & Employment

Public housing residents hope to paint a new career path (Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority)

11.7.22

From Spectrum News 1 Cincinnati:

Armed with half a dozen paintbrushes, a handful of rollers and a few buckets of paint, a dozen residents with Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority hoped to brighten up their community space and employment outlook with a little hands-on training. 

Cambridge Housing Authority Workforce Program gets a $100,000 boost from Cummings as it works to broaden support

7.6.22

From Cambridge Day:

The Cambridge Housing Authority’s Workforce Program that helps youths living in public housing prepare for college or a career has received a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation. The grant, to be distributed over two years, will support the program while government aid has dwindled.

NYCHA resident workers begin installing solar roofs

4.7.21

From Real Estate Weekly: 

Con Edison has begun installing solar panels across New York City Housing Authority developments with a program that creates jobs for residents and saves them money on energy bills.

Twelve newly trained solar installers are placing the panels on roofs at Glenwood Houses in the Flatlands area of Brooklyn. From there, they’ll move to Kingsborough Houses in Crown Heights. They already completed installation work at Carver Houses in northern Manhattan.

Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority Launches Social Service Hubs in Winton Terrace, Findlater Gardens (Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From Cincinnati CityBeat:

Connie Benton has lived at Findlater Gardens for the last 18 years. She likes the sense of community among most of the residents in the 600 townhomes owned and run by the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority in Winton Hills, about eight miles north of downtown Cincinnati. 

But her family has also experienced violence here, and some of her relatives struggle with the trauma that comes with those experiences. 

San Diego County Grand Jury Commends the San Diego Housing Commission Achievement Academy for Programs ‘to Improve the Lives of Clients’ (San Diego Housing Commission)

6.28.19

From SDHC's website:

The San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) Achievement Academy is an example of an agency “performing in an outstanding manner or providing noteworthy community services,” according to a San Diego County Grand Jury report released today.

DCHA Hosts Second Annual Career Fair (District of Columbia Housing Authority)

6.28.19

From DCHA's website:

"Dozens of job applicants attended the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Second Annual Career Fair, part of the agency’s Workforce Development Initiative.

Employers were on hand to meet candidates and explain the job openings they have available on May 31 at the Southwest Family Enhancement and Career Center. The candidates filled out applications, dropped off resumes, and asked questions about open positions and the companies that were hiring.

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