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2.14.24 Members Making News
HUD has officially re-opened the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Jobs Plus Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to accommodate the anticipated FY24 Jobs Plus appropriations funding. This re-opening allows HUD to invite additional applications, enabling the allocation of more Jobs Plus Grants for the current...
1.30.24 Members Making News
From WBZ News Cambridge: The Cambridge Housing Authority has a unique program for teens in Cambridge Public Housing where they address specific educational issues. "Being the first in their family to graduate high school, to go to college. So we started saying, 'How can we get them through...
1.17.24 CLPHA Member Update, Funding Opportunity
Applications Due February 1 The Department of Labor has posted a Notice of Funding Opportunity for PHAs; state, city, county, and local governments; independent school districts and others to apply for funding to provide pre-apprentice services that support education, occupational skills...
1.2.24 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has re-opened the FY 2023 Jobs Plus NOFO to add the anticipated FY 2024 Jobs Plus appropriations of $15 million in funding. This allows HUD to solicit additional applications and to award more Jobs Plus Grants this fiscal year. The due date for new applications is March 12, 2024. Applications...
6.29.23 Report
HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research has recently published a report detailing the Long-Term Effects from the Original Jobs Plus Demonstration. The Jobs Plus demonstration aimed to increase economic empowerment and mobility for public housing residents through on-site employment...
6.12.23 CLPHA Member Update, Funding Opportunity, Grant
HUD has published the FY23 Jobs Plus Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), which makes $22.5 million available to PHAs for helping families increase earned income. Applications will be due on August 21, 2023. HUD anticipates making 12 awards under this NOFO, and each grant size...
5.17.23 Members Making News
From the New York Times: Sarah Adams, a teacher, started a side business selling her Jamaican grandmother’s rum cake in 2015 with $5,000 from her husband’s retirement savings. Soon, she was handing out samples at markets and street festivals, building her company, Ms. Macs, one tin at a time...
5.17.23 Members Making News
From the DelCo Times: Leaning on the wisdom of Madam C.J. Walker, the Entrepreneur Innovation Center opened for business Thursday at the Booker T. Washington Community Center. In spearheading the concept for the center, Marrea Walker-Smith was motivated by the famous Walker quote: “Don’t sit down...
11.7.22 Members Making News
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.  The...
7.6.22 Members Making News
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...

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