Congratulations to CLPHA members Fresno Housing and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) on joining Harvard University's Opportunity's Insights' (OI) next cohort of its Creating Moves to Opportunity (CMTO) project! OI will work directly with "CMTOx sites" Fresno Housing, HACP, and other PHAs to increase access to high-opportunity neighborhoods for families with HCVs.
From the Afterschool Alliance:
CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman Praises Waters’ Commitment to Public Housing
Last Friday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters joined Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles President & CEO Doug Guthrie at HACLA’s Avalon Gardens public housing community to distribute UHC’s cloth masks to residents. HACLA has received 25,000 masks from UHC so far, and thousands more masks are coming soon.
Sunia Zaterman, Executive Director, Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, provided the following statement in her opening remarks at the Housing Is Summit on the death of George Floyd:
Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL) To Discuss Importance of Cross-Sector Collaboration
Thanks to the generosity of UnitedHealthcare Community & State, 45 PHAs will receive a total of 176,000 non-surgical, washable cloth masks, manufactured by clothing company Hanes, to share with their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new online community on HousingIs.org called CLPHA COVID-19 Coordination will serve as a go-to platform for PHAs to communicate with each other about preparedness and response efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
From the Times of San Diego:
An annual resource fair at Golden Hall provided assistance Wednesday to 771 homeless people, organizers said.
A man named Marcus, who declined to give his last name citing privacy, told San Diego Housing Commission staff he was there to find employment. He, his wife and 7-month-old son stay at a shelter after falling on difficult times.
From WTKR 3 News:
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority was awarded with over $400,000 from the U.S. Department and Urban Development.
HUD awarded the NRHA with $478,500 to hire and retain service coordinators to help residents achieve economic and housing independence.
A groundbreaking was held for an affordable housing facility earmarked for residents 62 and over.
Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen, and Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, were joined Feb. 25 by civic and community leaders at the groundbreaking for St. Paul the Apostle Senior Residence, according to a release.