Seniors

New senior housing complex planned near Findlay Market (Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority)

5.26.21

From the Cincinnati Enquirer:

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority plans to build a new senior housing complex on a city-owned parking lot west of Findlay Market in Over-the-Rhine.

Called Logan Commons, the planned three-story residential development would consist of 42 one-bedroom units, ranging from 565-666 square feet, with a 6,000-square-foot senior center on the first floor.

Virgin Islands Housing Authority Brings COVID-19 Care Packages and Smiles to Senior Residents

10.19.20

The coronavirus pandemic and its associated effects have greatly impacted the U.S. Virgin Islands’ lowest income residents, especially its seniors. To lift their spirits and help them stay sanitized and protected against COVID-19, the Virgin Islands Housing Authority distributed care packages funded by CARES Act coronavirus relief funds to the 65 senior residents of its Lucinda Millin Home on St. Thomas. The packages included cases of water, face masks, Clorox, puzzles, games, and the star attraction -- Red Cross emergency radios.

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), Alderman Harris, State Senator Sims and MR Properties LLC For the Grand Opening of The Montclare Senior Residences of Calumet Heights

10.7.20

From the Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's press release:

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Tracey Scott, , Alderman Michelle A Harris (8th Ward), Senator Elgie Sims (17th District), and other local and regional leaders today joined MR Properties, LLC for the grand opening of the Montclare Senior Residents of Calumet Heights. The 134-unit, seven-story new construction will provide mixed-income housing and first-class amenities for independent seniors 62 years of age and older on the City’s far South Side. 

New housing for the homeless opens in Salt Lake City, and it’s named after the state’s 'Mother Teresa’ (Housing Authority of Salt Lake City)

10.7.20

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.

Cuyahoga MHA CEO Jeffery Patterson featured on ForbesBooks ChangeMakers Podcast

10.5.20

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) CEO and CLPHA Board of Directors Vice President Jeffery K. Patterson was recently featured on ForbesBooksRadio's affordable housing podcast ChangeMakers with Katie Goar. Mr. Patterson discussed CMHA's work not only to increase housing opportunities for low-income Cuyahoga families, but also to leverage the housing authority's resources and local partnerships to improve education outcomes for school-aged public housing residents. One way CMHA is advancing this goal is through expanding  high-speed internet access at CMHA communities.

Area Office on Aging and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Join Forces to Distribute USDA Food Boxes to Seniors

7.30.20

Press release from the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority

Area Office on Aging and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Join Forces to Distribute USDA Food Boxes to Seniors

United States Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box Program Will Help Feed Area Citizens

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