Awards/Grants

San Diego Housing Commission Receives $7.5 Million Wells Fargo Grant to Increase Homeownership for People of Color

10.11.22

From Wells Fargo's press release:

An expanded effort to help more people of color in the San Diego region become homeowners is launching today with the support of a $7.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation. The grant was awarded to the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC), part of the San Diego Homeownership Equity Collaborative.

California Governor Gavin Newsom Announces $694 Million in Homekey Awards to Create More than 2,500 New Homeless Housing Units Statewide

9.14.22

From Governor Gavin Newsom's press release:

Alongside state and local leaders at a new Homekey project in Los Angeles preparing to welcome tenants, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the award of $694 million for 35 projects that will create more than 2,500 new units in 19 communities throughout the state. In total, including today’s announcement, California’s nation-leading Homekey program has funded more than 200 projects statewide – creating more than 12,500 permanent and interim homes for people exiting homelessness.

Governor Newsom Announces $116.3 Million for New Homeless Housing (Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)

3.4.22

From California Governor Gavin Newsom's press release:

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced more than $116 million in funding for seven Homekey projects across the state. The seven new projects will provide 387 housing units for people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

Metropolitan Council Awards Record $8 Million for Affordable Housing (Minneapolis Public Housing Authority)

3.4.22

From the Metropolitan Council's press release:

With affordable housing in short supply in the Twin Cities region, the Metropolitan Council has approved $8 million in grant awards to 10 affordable housing developments. The grants will fill project funding gaps and help create 557 new affordable homes and preserve another 113 affordable housing units.

Video: CLPHA Members Help Residents with Center for Disaster Philanthropy COVID-19 Resident Support Grants

1.26.22

In November 2020, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) was awarded a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to help our public housing authority (PHA) members better protect and serve vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CLPHA Board Vice President Jeffery Patterson Wins Cleveland NAACP’s 2021Unsung Hero Award

12.15.21

On December 5, 2021, the Cleveland Branch of the NAACP recognized Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority CEO Jeffery K. Patterson with the 2021 Unsung Hero Award at the NAACP’s 109th Anniversary Freedom Fund Dinner: “Advancing Equity Forward.” This award recognizes community leaders who have influenced a program or organization with a positive attitude, a willingness to help in whatever capacity necessary, and a commitment to excellence.

PNC Foundation commits $600,000 to launch Black Business Boost Fund for underinvested neighborhoods of Milwaukee (Housing Authority City of Milwaukee)

11.2.21

From the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee's newsletter:

The PNC Foundation is awarding a $600,000 grant to support the launch of the Black Business Boost Fund, an ecosystem designed to increase opportunities for Black entrepreneurs and business owners in underinvested neighborhoods of Milwaukee. The program will include direct equity investments, technical assistance, credit recovery, incubation, access to co-working space, working capital and strategic, ongoing one-on-one mentoring.

CLPHA Members Awarded FY21 Emergency Safety and Security Improvement Grants 

9.14.21

Yesterday HUD announced awards totaling $10 million to 55 public housing authorities for emergency safety and security improvement grants. Six CLPHA members were among those PHAs awarded grants: New York City Housing Authority, Seattle Housing Authority, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority, Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, and the Chester Housing Authority. These grants will be used for the purchase and installation of carbon monoxide monitors, surveillance cameras, security doors, and fencing.

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