Members Making News

10.24.18
The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Tacoma Community College (TCC) have partnered with CWD Investments to subsidize Tacoma’s former Tiki Apartments community for participants of THA and TCC’s College Housing Assistance Program. The 62-unit complex, renamed Highland Flats, will house TCC students experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.
10.24.18
Residents of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee’s Westlawn Gardens neighborhood completed the first urban pilot of the National Council on Aging’s Aging Mastery Program®. The five-week program offers comprehensive health and wellness education for individuals 55 or older to empower them to make small, yet impactful changes to their physical activity,...
10.24.18
The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County and partners cut the ribbon on The Lindley, a 200-unit high-rise in Chevy Chase, MD. The opening of The Lindley constitutes a net increase of 22 units of affordable housing in the neighborhood. You can watch a time-lapse video of The Lindley’s construction here.
10.11.18
A recent news article highlights how the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) is utilizing the MTW demonstration to encourage family self-sufficiency with its School Housing Stability Program, a rental assistance program that offers subsidized housing to families experiencing homelessness from the Vancouver and Evergreen public school districts over a four-year period...
10.11.18
The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) recently hosted a National Night Out in San Antonio’s West Side neighborhood for local residents, community leaders, and law enforcement officers, featuring musical performances, children’s activities, and refreshments.
10.11.18
San Antonio’s Museo del Westside and the Westside Preservation Alliance have teamed up for a photo exhibition chronicling the history of the San Antonio Housing Authority’s (SAHA) Alazan-Apache Courts, a community created during President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. SAHA plans to revitalize the historic complex in the future.
10.11.18
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and its development partners broke ground on Phase 1B of its massive Jordan Downs revitalization project. When completed, this phase will utilize RAD to create 135 affordable apartments at a cost of $73 million.
10.11.18
The Greenville Housing Authority (TGHA) is celebrating its 80th birthday, and the Greenville Journal interviewed TGHA Executive Director Ivory Mathews about the housing authority’s history, programs, and future goals.
10.11.18
A Cleveland news channel recently featured a story about the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s (CMHA) Griot Village, an affordable housing complex intended for grandparents raising grandchildren.
10.11.18
The Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) held a graduation ceremony for four graduates of HACC’s homeownership program. Since 2010, HACC has helped 67 individuals become homeowners.
10.11.18
HUD and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) recognized the Chicago Housing Authority’s recently-redeveloped Rosenwald Courts community with the 2018 ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation. 
10.11.18
The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) and its nonprofit subsidiary the Austin Affordable Housing Corporation announced they have partnered with the Community Development Trust and the Austin Housing Conservancy to purchase the Preserve at Wells Branch, a 308-unit apartment complex located in an area of higher opportunity near Interstate 35 and Wells...
10.11.18
Rendering of the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City's development plans for the former Capitol Motel.
7.24.18
CLPHA’s Membership Spotlight features the outstanding work and achievements of our member public housing authorities - the nation’s largest and most innovative PHAs. Based on interviews with PHA executives, these brief profiles spotlight our members’ initiatives to strengthen their communities and improve life outcomes for their residents.
6.28.18
Jeffery K. Patterson, CEO of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority of Cleveland, Ohio, and Vice President of the CLPHA Board of Directors, appeared on behalf of CLPHA before the U.S.
6.13.18
The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) has earned a perfect score in this year’s Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) review. HACA has maintained a HUD High Performer status under SEMAP for the last 15 years.
6.13.18
The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority is the latest PHA to launch a local ConnectHome program. ConnectHome Akron, part of the national ConnectHome Initiative started by HUD under the Obama Administration to help bridge the digital divide in low-income communities, will begin by providing free Wi-Fi to 12 high-rise communities that...
6.13.18
The Houston Housing Authority has opened Independence Heights Apartments, the housing authority's first new housing development in a decade. Independence Heights will provide 154 mixed income units, with some units set aside for elderly, disabled, and veteran residents.
6.13.18
The Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) published a video about the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's research on Moving Forward, CHA's case management and work requirement initiative.
6.13.18
The San Diego Housing Commission cut the ribbon on Mesa Verde Apartments, an 89-unit affordable housing community in San Diego's Navajo region. The project cost $33.9 million and will remain affordable for at least 55 years.
6.13.18
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) held a Neighborhood Health Daat its Pueblo Del Rio community in partnership with Cedars Sinai Medical Center and COACH for Kids. The event offered residents free health screenings and promoted healthy living.
6.13.18
The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) won 42 achievement awardfrom the National Association of Counties (NACo). HACSB earned the awards for its exemplary programs in senior and children services, public health, and literacy encouragement, among other areas. 
6.13.18
Fifth Third Bank partnered with the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) to bring its Financial Empowerment Mobile, or eBus, to LMHA communities to offer residents free financial advice and job-searching services.
6.13.18
HUD awarded the Paterson Housing Authority a nearly $4 million grant through the HUD Capital Fund to renovate and modernize its public housing units. This grant is a 54% increase on its $2.58 million award from last year.

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