Members Making News

12.4.23
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The Seattle Housing Authority has been awarded $1,075,200 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to expand neighborhood choices for more families with young children being served by SHA. SHA has designed a suite of services that increase the ability of these families with vouchers to rent in neighborhoods which have...
12.4.23
From KOCO 5 News Oklahoma City: klahoma City addressed the affordable housing crisis with a new approach: converting a motel into supportive housing. The Oklahoma City Housing Authority is using MAPS dollars to do it. It is the first time the city has transformed a motel space into housing for the homeless. The city's Housing Authority said it's faster and less costly...
12.4.23
From the New York City Housing Authority's press release: Today, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced the completion of more than $24.1 million in safety and security upgrades, including new CCTV cameras, layered access control installations, entrance renovations, and/or lighting improvements at 23 campuses over the past year to improve the quality of life for over 46,000...
12.4.23
From the New Haven Independent: The city has officially purchased a Foxon Boulevard hotel for $6.9 million, and is now busy converting it into a non-congregate homeless shelter that the Elicker administration said it hopes to open before Christmas. 
12.4.23
From the Housing Authority of Washington County, OR's press release: 
12.4.23
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) announced the new Restore Home initiative at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. The initiative is part of the agency’s proposed 2024 budget and capital plan, which will be considered at a special board meeting in December.
12.4.23
From The Mercury News: Construction is underway on a supportive housing project in San Jose to provide stable homes for more than three dozen young adults who are homeless or leaving the foster care system across the South Bay. The former Pavilion Inn, at 1280 N. Fourth St., will be converted to 43 studio and one-bedroom apartments. It’s set to open by next summer. The site will...
12.4.23
From the Fort Worth Report: Eula Halliburton has been waiting three years for Cowan Place to open, allowing her to return home to her Stop Six neighborhood. Every day, she would come by the lot that would one day be the location of affordable senior housing. She wondered when she would be able to move in. On Friday, Nov. 10, she was finally able to do just that.
12.4.23
From the Housing Authority of Cook County's press release:
11.28.23
HUD has awarded nearly $25 million in Housing Mobility-Related Services awards to seven public housing authorities (PHAs) to administer housing mobility programs.
11.28.23
HUD has awarded nearly $25 million in Housing Mobility-Related Services awards to seven public housing authorities (PHAs) to administer housing mobility programs.
11.14.23
From the Cambridge Housing Authority's press release: The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) is delighted to announce the fortification of its collaboration with The Home for Little Wanderers (The Home) through the acquisition of The Home’s Somerville Village property in Somerville, Massachusetts.
11.14.23
From WTOL 11 News Toledo: New life for an old hotel began Wednesday with the demolition of a blighted historic south Toledo property. Lucas Metropolitan Housing began the demolition of the old Park Hotel on Wednesday morning at 201 Knapp Street.
11.14.23
From the Housing Authority of Baltimore City's press release: The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) and Coppin State University (CSU) today launched the Student Housing Initiative, a first-of-its-kind program in Maryland to provide low-income college students with vouchers to live in tenant-based housing.
11.14.23
December 5 | 2:00 p.m. ET Join CLPHA's Housing Is Initiative and the National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH) for a webinar on how improving health care access for people with disabilities!
11.8.23
From the Denver Housing Authority's press release: The Denver Housing Authority (DHA), Denver City Council President Jamie Torres and other strategic partners broke ground today on Phase 3 of the Sun Valley neighborhood.  
11.7.23
From Tracey Scott's op-ed in the Chicago Tribune: Amid unprecedented congressional uncertainty and unfinished business regarding a 2024 budget, federal support for affordable housing is urgently needed in Chicago.
11.7.23
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: Families that experienced homelessness, like Emily and her children, are now at home in apartments at the newly constructed development Milejo Village in San Ysidro, built in collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC).
11.7.23
From CBS 13 Sacramento: Sacramento city and county leaders may be one step closer to navigating the homelessness crisis. An affordable housing plan meant to get people off the streets will create 2,000 units during a five-year plan. On Tuesday, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors and Sacramento City Council approved a joint agreement. The city and county will need to...
11.7.23
The Vancouver Housing Authority held a grand opening ceremony Wednesday for an apartment building for youth who are unhoused or have just left foster care. Watch the video news story on FOX 12 Oregon's website.
11.7.23
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority partnered with the national non-profit Operation Warm for the 16th year Saturday at the UIC Forum, handing out 5,000 new winter coats to more than 2,000 families with children living in public housing and participants of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.
11.7.23
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: Samantha Stokes grew up one of four children living under the roof of hard-working parents. Ends didn’t always meet, and she remembers being evicted as a child – something she vowed never to experience as an adult.
11.7.23
From CommonWealth Beacon: The state's public housing infrastructure is, to put it lightly, strained. And it didn’t get that way by accident.

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