Community Development

Pittsburgh’s Housing Authority plans a $50 million revitalization of Bedford Dwellings


From 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh:

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh will apply for a $50 million grant for the Hill District in 2022, officials announced at a community meeting Tuesday night. The federal money, called a Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant, would be used to rebuild and expand the authority’s oldest housing development, Bedford Dwellings.

Fairfax County approves funding to support development of 175 affordable homes at Dominion Square (Fairfax County HA)


From the Fairfax County Times:

The  Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved a little more than $33 million in financing support for the development of 175 affordable homes – to be known as Dominion Square West. The development is the first step of a two-phase plan to bring affordable housing and needed community amenities to the Tysons area. 

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainable Development, Joins Green Building Alliance’s Pittsburgh 2030 District


From the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh's press release:

A greener future is on the horizon, and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) is helping lead the way.

Minneapolis aims to build 84 housing units across the city (Minneapolis Public Housing Authority)


From the Star Tribune:

The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority plans to demolish more than a dozen houses it owns and replace them with 84 units in four- and six-plexes across the city.

The roughly $34 million project is expected to begin in the summer of 2022 and calls for replacing aging "scattered site" public housing. Authority officials said only one of the 16 parcels designated for new housing is vacant.

LA Housing Authority Receives Neighborhood Revitalization Grant From HUD (Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)


From MyNewsLA:

Los Angeles was one of eight cities announced Monday as recipients of $450,000 federal grants to support a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plan.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds were given to the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, which will use the money to develop a “transformational plan” by and for residents of Chinatown and for the benefit of residents of the William Mead Homes housing development.

Before-and-After Burns Apartments Modernization Photos, as Construction Continues (Cambridge Housing Authority)


As construction on the Cambridge Housing Authority 's Burns Apartments continues, CHA posted before-and-after photos of the community that highlight the significant progress the housing authority has made in revitalizing the property. Construction on the 198 units at Burns Apartments started in February 2020, and is scheduled to be completed in late 2022.

View the photos on CHA's website.  

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