Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority to offer Wi-Fi zones



 The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) and Building For Tomorrow’s ConnectHome Akron Initiative is bringing internet service to underserved communities through high-speed community Wi-Fi zones.

According to AMHA officials, the Wi-Fi Zones will give residents in AMHA public housing full access to quality wireless internet service in their residential units. Previously, residents could access free Wi-Fi in common areas only.

A Learning Hub In D.C. Public Housing Is Helping Students Navigate Distance Learning (District of Columbia Housing Authority)


From DCist: 

Students sat two to a table, separated by plexiglass and wearing face masks.

An 11-year-old girl took a math test on decimals. A 9-year-old boy solved a word problem that directed him to calculate the attendance size of the Super Bowl. His 7-year-old sister doodled in a notebook during a break from her virtual second-grade class.

NRHA to provide assistance to Norfolk residents experiencing loss of income due to pandemic (Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority)


From WAVY News: 

 Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) is providing more assistance to city residents experiencing loss of income due to the pandemic.

“Many residents beyond those we serve through public housing are in trouble right now due to income loss,” said NRHA Executive Director Ron Jackson. “We want to help as best as we can by providing housing counseling and emergency assistance.”

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