Members Making News

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.
6.13.18
The Yakima Housing Authority will open seasonal housing for migrant farm workers this month. the Cosecha Courts 2 project will house 96 workers in the agriculture-rich Yakima Valley. 
6.13.18
SAHA also has begun an initiative at its Cassiano Homes community to partner with the police and local agencies to walk with Cassiano Homes children to school and teach them about street safety. 
6.13.18
The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) will build a neighborhood park on San Antonio's East Side with funding from its $30 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grant.
6.13.18
National playground-building nonprofit Kaboom! and the Baltimore Ravens teamed up with the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) to build a playground at HABC's Douglass Homes. 200 volunteers, including several Ravens players, helped with the project.
2.28.18
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.

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