On June 30, the White House convened an online Eviction Prevention Summit to help catalyze state and local actions to help keep renters stably housed. The first session featured Administration officials and experts from across the country discussing best practices on legal counsel and eviction prevention.
From CBS 58 News Milwaukee:
Mayor Tom Barrett announced Sunday, July 11, he is directing over $30 million to support housing activities in Milwaukee using funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The money is the first phase of ARPA funds to be deployed to increase housing and homeownership programs and to address potential displacement of residents stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
From HUD PD&R's Edge:
From MetroHealth's press release:
MetroHealth’s proposed pilot project has been selected by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to participate in the FCC’s Connected Care Pilot Program. This pilot will support the System’s Digital Connectivity Initiative, which includes providing patients living in the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) housing with high-speed, low-cost internet access. The pilot proposes FCC funding of $901,000 over three years to subsidize internet connection for CMHA residents.
From the Times of San Diego:
The San Diego Housing Commission’s collaborations on affordable housing projects garnered several awards, the commission announced Monday.
State of the Nation’s Report
From The Columbus Dispatch:
The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority will be using $21 million in new federal money to pay for emergency vouchers to house 298 homeless families.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the money as part of $5 billion being distributed nationwide for housing the homeless.
From WVEC Nofolk:
If you stopped by the park at the Oakleaf Forest housing community Wednesday, you’d think it was just one big party.
It featured music, games, and an ice cream truck on the warm spring day.
But the event, coordinated by Hampton University, strived to keep people healthy.