Members Making News

11.7.23
From WLRN Miami: It’s a hard time to be an artist in Miami. Fewer music venues, like Churchill’s, are around for up-and-coming musicians to practice their craft. Rents for artist studios are like rents for the rest of us — they’re going up. Wynwood is lost as an artist enclave. The next areas, like Allapattah, are already pricing artists out. The median sale price of a...
11.7.23
From HACLA's website article:
11.7.23
From the Los Angeles Sentinel: The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) announced on Oct. 11 that it is the recipient of a $3.9 million Clean California Local Grant Program award. Caltrans awarded 42 Clean California grants totaling nearly $100 million for local projects throughout the state. HACLA was selected as one of the 42 recipients out of 230 applications...
11.7.23
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11.7.23
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Board of Commissioners announced today it has approved a combined total of $64.9 million in new investments that will rehabilitate or preserve 242 apartments for seniors and/or Columbus-area families.
11.7.23
From CBS New York: Some senior citizens in New Jersey who were once homeless will be sleeping in new homes tonight. It's part of an effort to get more benefits to people. There is no place like home. That's especially true for someone who knows what it's like to be without one.
10.17.23
From So Others Might Eat's press release: On Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, SOME (So Others Might Eat), a DC-based nonprofit focused on combating poverty and homelessness, unveiled its newest addition to the D.C. skyline with the official opening of Roberts Residences at 1515 North Capitol Street NE.
10.17.23
From Northeastern Global News: Adelia Argueta had multiple options for attending college — and attending college for free. But when Argueta received that opportunity from Northeastern through the Boston Housing Authority Scholars program, she knew she had found a match. “God put me here for a reason — this school is for me,” Argueta, a first-year student, says. 
10.11.23
From City of San Diego's press release: To support ongoing, collaborative efforts to create additional permanent affordable homes with supportive services for people experiencing homelessness in the City of San Diego, the State of California has awarded $20.75 million in Homekey program funds for two San Diego projects. Applications for additional funds for San Diego are still pending a...
10.11.23
From The Virgin Islands Daily News: Each apartment received new windows, doors, fixtures, flooring, cabinets, ceiling fans, LED lighting and a fresh coat of paint, according to a statement from housing developer MDG Design + Construction. The units are also equipped with new kitchen and bathroom fixtures designed with low water usage in mind as well as electric water heaters and EnergyStar...
10.10.23
From the Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority's website: The Board of Commissioners for the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) has selected Nathan Frank Simms Jr. to lead the organization as Executive Director. Simms will relocate from Fulton County, Georgia, where he most recently served as Manager – Federal Programs for their Department of...
10.10.23
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter:
10.10.23
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: Based on the overwhelming popularity of last year’s inaugural “Homecoming” Celebration, the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) announced today it is again host the second-annual event that serves federal Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) recipients from Monday, Oct. 16 through Friday, Oct. 20, at its partner’s office at...
10.10.23
From Opportunity Home San Antonio's press release: Opportunity Homes San Antonio has allocated 150 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) to South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless (SARAH) to assist the City of San Antonio in addressing the homeless population in the community. With more than 3,000 homeless in Bexar County, the need for increased housing options is critical.
10.10.23
From Opportunity Home San Antonio's press release: Opportunity Homes San Antonio has allocated 150 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) to South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless (SARAH) to assist the City of San Antonio in addressing the homeless population in the community. With more than 3,000 homeless in Bexar County, the need for increased housing options is critical.
10.10.23
From the New Haven Register: The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on a digital divide in New Haven, but the divide existed before then — and it continues to exist. Now, New Haven will provide more tools to help close that divide with a $250,000 federal grant.
10.10.23
From KeyBank's press release: KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) provided $14.6 million financing for the construction of New Life Homes, a 60-unit low-income housing project on Hilltop in Tacoma, WA. This project will help to address the dire need for affordable housing serving individuals in recovery for substance abuse, those leaving the criminal justice system,...
10.10.23
From The Virginian-Pilot: The city of Norfolk has secured its first federal grant to help offset the cost of building a 20-plus acre park in the St. Paul’s neighborhood that will double as a flooding mitigation tool.
10.10.23
From the Los Angeles County Development Authority's website:
10.10.23
From WTO9 News Steubenville: The Pittsburgh Housing Authority provided pointers to Steubenville City Council on Tuesday regarding the High Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant that council received in January. This is the first phase of grants the city can receive. The housing authority has plenty of experience, as it’s received the planning grant in the past. Most recently, it is...
10.10.23
From NBC 10 Boston:  It’s been nearly two months since Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, signed an executive order banning fossil fuels from city buildings by the year 2050, and work toward those goals is well underway. The Boston Housing Authority holds one of the city's largest shares of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions. The BHA’s fossil fuel-free target is even more aggressive — it...

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