Members Making News

Chicago Senior Experiencing Homelessness Gains Stability, a Fresh Start with Chicago Housing Authority Emergency Housing Voucher

9.28.22

73-year-old Chicago resident Joe Ann Wilson spent nearly two decades in the same apartment, but during the COVID-19 pandemic she was forced to leave her home due to rising rents and subsequently moved between homeless shelters for a year and a half.

New NYCHA Leadership Structure Announced: Gregory Russ to Continue to Serve as Chair of NYCHA's Board as National Search for New CEO Begins

9.27.22

Last week, New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced a new leadership structure at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), splitting the roles of NYCHA chair and chief executive officer. CLPHA Board Member Gregory Russ will continue in his role as chair of NYCHA’s board of directors, while General Counsel Lisa Bova-Hiatt will serve as interim CEO during the national search for a permanent CEO.

Connecting Cleveland to broadband and improving digital literacy a path to a better future (Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority)

9.27.22

From Sandra Williams', Director of  State Government Affairs at Charter Communications, op-ed  on Cleveland.com:

I read with interest the recent story about local nonprofits bringing digital literacy to Cleveland residents. (“College student found his real passion,” Sep. 6.)

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority announces $15.6 million financing plan that paves way to start construction on Harriet’s Hope affordable housing community serving survivors of human trafficking

9.27.22

From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release:

The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and Beacon 360 Management Inc. announced today they have finalized a $15.6 million financing plan that allows development to begin on Harriet’s Hope, a 52-unit new construction project that is a first-of-its-kind for Columbus and among the nation’s first service-enriched housing communities exclusive to human trafficking survivors.

Yakima Housing Authority receives funding for affordable housing project on Fruitvale

9.27.22

From KNDO 23 News:

 The city of Yakima will soon see a 54-unit affordable housing project on Fruitvale Boulevard after the Washington State Department of Commerce announced that the Yakima Housing Authority will receive $119,000 in funding. The money comes from the Housing Trust fund, which the state is using to support developers and bridge the gap from construction cost increases, according to the press release from the department. 

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