Members Making News

2.14.24
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 fiscal year. CLPHA urges our members to take advantage of this funding opportunity.
2.12.24
This month, HUD's Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) newsletter focused their spotlight on the Housing Authority of Kansas City's Sam Rodgers Place and discussed how HAKC and Kansas City successfully developed and implemented a comprehensive Choice Neighborhoods housing plan that responded to resident needs and culminated in a healthy living community that combined health and wellness with...
2.12.24
From the Tacoma Housing Authority's press release: Ballmer Group has awarded the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) a three-year $1,233,000 grant. The funds will be used to expand capacity in THA’s successful 2GEN Family Engagement Program, which emphasizes a multi-generational approach to housing and family engagement, stability, and thriving for THA clients. The goal of the program is to...
2.12.24
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Board of Commissioners today approved a combined total of nearly $100 million in new investments that will develop or preserve more than 700 apartments for Columbus-area seniors, families and people with disabilities.
2.12.24
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: As crews on excavators and other heavy machinery worked to clear concrete and prepare the East Village site for construction, a groundbreaking ceremony across the street today celebrated an affordable housing development in collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) that will provide 270 affordable...
2.12.24
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press. release: Joaquín Cintrón Vega is resigning from his role as president and chief executive officer at Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH). The Board of Commissioners has tapped current deputy executive director Rachel Gagnon as the interim chief executive officer. Her appointment is expected to be formalized at the next Board of Commissioners regular...
2.12.24
From Denver Housing Authority's press release: The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) announced today that Joaquín Cintrón Vega has been selected to serve as DHA’s next Chief Executive Officer following a national search and multiple rounds of interviews.
2.5.24
From the Kitsap Sun: A Warren Avenue property near downtown Bremerton, across from Kitsap Community Resources' home and once the site of three abandoned houses and a small commercial building, is now the site of an apartment building soon to become a Bremerton Housing Authority-owned housing option for disadvantaged young people.
2.5.24
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: Chicago Housing Authority residents who participated in the “LevelUp” wealth-building program received their certificates of completion and celebrated economic power Saturday at a ceremony at the Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center.
2.5.24
From Opportunity Home San Antonio's press release: The San Antonio Housing Facility Corporation, an Opportunity Home affiliate, was awarded a $50,000 grant from the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, to ensure completion of the Snowden Senior Apartments project by January 2025.
2.2.24
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1.30.24
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 high school?'" said Deputy Director of Resident Services at Cambridge Housing Authority...
1.30.24
From the Yonkers Times: Yonkers Housing Authority President and CEO Wilson Kimball has been named as Executive Director of the New York State Public Housing Authority Directors Association (NYSPHADA). NYSPHADA is New York State’s leading organization in providing information to New York State Housing Authorities by providing networking opportunities through communication, training and...
1.30.24
From the Vancouver Housing Authority: When Roy Johnson became Vancouver Housing Authority’s leader in February of 2008, the Clark County (and national) housing landscape looked vastly different than it does today. So much has changed. So much has been built and funded and created in the last 16 years. Not to mention, housing has gotten a lot more expensive, making the agency’s work even...
1.30.24
From Atlanta Housing's press release:
1.17.24
In this month’s HUD Choice Neighborhoods Newsletter Spotlight, learn how Atlanta Housing built relationships with families and partnered with their local school district to offer tailored educational supports to its Choice Neighborhoods residents to help bridge the gap between home and school.   Read Article
1.17.24
From Atlanta Housing's press release: Santa kept his promise for more than 650 Atlanta Housing-assisted children who received a Christmas gift from their wish lists at the Santa For a Day three-day gift distribution event, which started Monday and ended today. Atlanta Housing’s partnership with Santa For a Day has served more than 4,600 children since its inception four years ago. This year’...
1.8.24
From WAVE 3 News Louisville: Mayor Craig Greenberg announced Louisville native Elizabeth Strojan will become the Executive Director of the Louisville Metro Housing Authority. As the Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President of Administration & External Affairs at the New York City Housing Development Corporation, Stojan works to create and preserve affordable housing for New...
1.8.24
From. HUD's Office of Policy Development & Research:
1.8.24
From CapRadio: A former Best Western motel has reopened in downtown Sacramento after being converted into permanent homeless housing, offering nearly 100 residents the chance at a fresh start.  Sacramento Central Studios at H and 12th streets is the city’s third motel-conversion project funded by the state’s Homekey initiative and the first downtown. The others are in South...
1.8.24
From The Denverite: The Denver Housing Authority is looking into new ways to increase the city’s housing stock. Its new apartment complex takes advantage of one option that’s been on the minds of Denverites: office-space conversions. DHA announced last week that they renovated a former medical office building at 655 Broadway, turning the space into an affordable apartment building...

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