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HUD Awards More Funding And New Designation To CMHA (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)

1.22.20

From 90.5 WCBE:

U.S. Housing and Urban Development officials were in Columbus Wednesday for a trio of announcements regarding the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority. 

HUD Midwest Regional Administrator Joseph Galvan announced that CMHA has been awarded nearly $156,000 to  help families attain self-sufficiency.

Development Serves Youths Leaving Foster Care in Vancouver, Wash. (Vancouver Housing Authority)

1.22.20

From Affordable Housing Finance:

Youths aging out of foster care have a new place to live in Vancouver, Wash.

The recently completed Caples Terrace serves young adults 18 to 24 years who might not otherwise have a place to live. It’s the first project by the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) to target this unique population.

$3.7 million awarded to Housing Commission to house military veterans (San Diego Housing Commission)

1.9.20

From ABC 10 News San Diego:

Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced today that the San Diego Housing Commission will receive nearly $4 million in federal funding to help homeless military veterans find housing.

The Housing Commission will receive a nearly $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program.

HUD Releases Notice on Mainstream Voucher Management; CLPHA, CSH to Host Mainstream Voucher Webinar on February 25

1.23.20

Today, HUD released a notice entitled “Revised Policies and Procedures for the Mainstream Voucher Program.” The notice includes new guidance on several aspects of Mainstream management, particularly admissions preference and waitlist administration.

State receives $2.3 million to help house veterans: Vancouver Housing Authority to get $386K

12.18.19

From The Columbian:

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced $2.3 million in statewide funding to house veterans through the HUD-VA Supportive Housing Program, better known as VASH, on Tuesday.

The program combines rental assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ case management and clinical services. Vancouver Housing Authority was awarded $385,740 for the program, which started in 2008.

Rental subsidies for 145 units made available for seniors and disabled in Tacoma (Tacoma Housing Authority)

12.18.19

From The News Tribune:

Two local entities have partnered to help seniors and disabled residents in Tacoma gain affordable housing.

On Wednesday, Tacoma Housing Authority and Cascade Park Communities announced a partnership to help make available 145 affordable assisted-living units.

Federal dollars will help homeless vets find affordable, stable housing (Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority & Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority)

12.18.19

From WFXR News:

Federal funding to help homeless veterans find affordable and stable housing in our area is included in the congressional bipartisan budget deal.

The dollars will fund a partnership program between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Boston awarded $1.8M in federal funding for housing vouchers (Boston Housing Authority)

12.18.19

From the Associated Press:

Boston has been awarded $1.8 million in federal funding to provide homes for residents with disabilities and homeless people.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced the funding for the Boston Housing Authority from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Saturday. It will pay for 139 housing vouchers for residents with disabilities, homeless families and the chronically homeless.

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