A new public health funding opportunity from the Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI) and the Center for Sharing Public Health Services (CSPHS) could help support public housing authorities that are building and sustaining cross-sector health partnerships.
From the San Antonio Housing Authority's (SAHA) press release:
The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) was awarded a 9 percent Low-Income Housing Tax Credit today by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for Alazan Lofts, a new development that will expand affordable housing on the Inner Westside of San Antonio.
From the El Paso Herald-Post:
The Housing Authority of the City of EI Paso (HACEP) was awarded tax credits totaling almost $30 million for new construction and renovation projects for three apartment complexes.
From the Auburn Reporter:
Puget Sound Energy has awarded the King County Housing Authority with a grant to install solar panels at the Meadows on Lea Hill Apartments in Auburn.
The Village at Overlake Station in Redmond, and Windsor Heights Apartments at SeaTac also will receive solar panels.
Collectively, the three systems total 82 kilowatts, enough clean energy to lower the KCHA’s operating costs.
HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes has announced $324 million in available Lead Hazard Reduction grants intended to help local governments and certain state and tribal governments to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in low-income, privately-owned (unassisted) pre-1978 housing.
Visit www.hud.gov/lead to learn more, including upcoming webinars about applying.
The Denver Housing Authority has good reason to toot its own horn.
DHA has just been announced as the winner of the $500,000 grand prize in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar in your Community Challenge.
The $5-million competition was launched in 2016 as a way to improve energy affordability and to expand solar access to low-and-moderate-income households.
From the San Diego Housing Commission's website:
San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) initiatives to address the housing affordability crisis in San Diego and increase efficiency in its rental assistance program, as well as the agency’s rehabilitation of properties to extend their affordability, are among the recipients of eight awards or nominations this week, honoring SDHC accomplishments.
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's e-newsletter:
For the first time in nearly a decade, the District of Columbia Housing Authority was awarded $717,000 in a ROSS grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This funding will be project specific.