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8.9.23
From ABC 6 Columbus: Changing lives and futures, one student at a time. The city of Columbus is pouring funding into an effort aimed at providing stable housing for hundreds who need it. The 'Success Bridge' program was launched at Columbus State Community College in an effort to help struggling youngsters.
7.27.23
From SCCHA's press release: The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee announced that Santa Clara County Housing Authority would receive a highly competitive Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) award for $25 million for an 89-unit senior housing development in San Jose called Alvarado Park. The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee approved 27 projects that will produce 1,388...
7.27.23
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The Seattle Housing Authority has completed construction and leasing of Salish Landing, a new 82-unit housing community for people with low incomes. Salish Landing is located at 6955 Delridge Way SW in West Seattle, the site of SHA’s former Lam Bow Apartments, which were destroyed by fire in 2016. The new building adds 31 more units of...
7.27.23
From the San Antonio Report: When Wi-Fi routers are installed and activated at Mission Park and Riverside Apartments, 24,276 residents who live in public housing projects will have free access to the internet, according to officials. Opportunity Home San Antonio has developed about 100 affordable housing properties across the city. Of the properties it manages, most will have free...
7.27.23
From HACP's press release: The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh’s (HACP) and the City of Pittsburgh are proud to announce that it has been approved to receive a $50 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Grant, provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The announcement sets the stage for the complete redevelopment and revitalization of the Bedford...
7.27.23
Birmingham, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Wilmington, DE Housing Authorities Will Use Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Awards of up to $50 Million Each to Transform Low-Income Neighborhoods and Improve Residents’ Lives
7.26.23
From the New Haven Independent: Pre-approve certain building plans. Eliminate parking minimums. Support single-room apartments. Implement a land tax.  The Housing Authority of New Haven and its nonprofit affiliates recommended those city-level policies and others while delivering a message to City Hall: when it comes to the housing crisis, ​“we can’t count on the state.”
7.26.23
From NY1 Spectrum News: A program launching this fall aims to replace thousands of gas cooking stoves in NYCHA-owned buildings with new electric induction stoves. NYCHA is teaming up with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the New York Power Authority on an initiative called the "Induction Stove Challenge," the agencies said in a news release Monday....
7.26.23
From WLWT 5 Cincinnati: A massive renovation is underway for two historic apartment buildings in East Walnut Hills. The $38 million project will upgrade more than 100 units throughout the Riverview and San Marco. The renovations will include new flooring, appliances and renovated bathrooms and kitchens, all while remaining affordable.
7.26.23
From Patch.com: Fairfax County officials broke ground Thursday morning on The Lodge at Autumn Willow, an independent living community that will add 150 units to the county's affordable housing stock.
7.26.23
From WTKR3 Norfolk: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority's (NRHA) HomeNet Homeownership Center received a $6.4 million grant from Virginia Housing to bridge the minority homeownership gap on Wednesday. NRHA says the grant aims to bridge the minority homeownership gap in Norfolk and "empower individuals to fulfill their dream of owning a home."
7.26.23
From FOX 5 San Diego: Construction crews are developing a multi-story building aimed to house people experiencing homelessness and they are using shipping containers to get it done. The new development is underway in the El Cerrito neighborhood of San Diego and local leaders believe it could be the building blocks to a fast-paced housing solution.
7.26.23
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners Tuesday advanced three major new housing developments on the West, North and Southwest Sides, including the first phase of the long-awaited LeClaire redevelopment effort. The other projects are Parkside Phase 5 in the former Cabrini Green area and Ogden Commons Phase A2 in the...
7.26.23
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Board of Commissioners today approved a combined total of over $50 million in new investments that will add or preserve 278 apartments as affordable housing for seniors and or fixed-income Columbus-area residents.
7.26.23
From the Port City Daily: The local public housing authority is “getting creative” in how it supports the addition of affordable housing in the community, according to executive director Tyrone Garrett. As part of its federal allocation of housing choice vouchers, Wilmington Housing Authority can dole out project-based vouchers to eligible developers. Vouchers are intended to...
7.26.23
From the St. Thomas Source: While the territory’s housing communities are being rebuilt after the 2017 storms, the V.I. Housing Authority is adding a slate of services through the Bright Paths program to help families achieve healthy and productive lives. Bright Paths was created in 2020 and put into effect in June 2022, Emmanuella Perez-Cassius, assistant director of the Resident...
7.26.23
From Opportunity Home San Antonio's website: Individuals who reside at public housing or mixed-income communities in the organization’s portfolio have the ability to connect to broadband internet at no cost. Currently, 72 of 74 Opportunity Home communities have been connected. Broadband installation at Mission Park and Riverside Apartments is pending due to logistics. Once the...
7.12.23
From KSAT 12 San Antonio: Opportunity Home San Antonio, formally known as the San Antonio Housing Authority, has been working on Wi-Fi connectivity for its residents since 2013. In 2020, when the pandemic hit, Opportunity Home approved a $4 million plan to help give the families who live on its properties free Wi-Fi. Now that it is in full effect, the initiative has evolved to help...
7.12.23
From the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' (HACLA) pres release:
7.12.23
From the Chicago Housing Authority's (CHA) press release: CHA has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Climate Challenge, committing to a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and 15 percent energy use reduction over the next 10 years.
7.11.23
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: The new construction of more than 300 affordable rental apartments at the former site of the Sheriff’s Crime Lab will provide homes for seniors, families and individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities upon completion of three developments in collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) that celebrated their...
7.11.23
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: Continuing collaborative efforts to create additional permanent affordable homes with supportive services for people experiencing homelessness, the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) has applied for up to $23 million from the state Homekey program for two properties in collaboration with the City of San Diego and County of San Diego....
7.11.23
From ABC 13 News Asheville: Asheville Housing Authority said farewell Thursday to the man who's been a big part of the agency for the past 17 years. David Nash, who began as deputy director in 2006 and took over as executive director in 2019, said housing is one of the most important things to a family. And he believes the housing authority's resources are critical to providing it...

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