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.
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HUD to Hold Webinar Program
From HUD's Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes:
Throughout June, we invite you to join HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (HUD/OLHCHH) for an exciting and educational webinar program. This year, we take a broader look at the healthy homes environment.
Data-driven ”Community Catalyst” initiative in 23 communities convenes partners across sectors to identify and address community and population health needs; 10 of the initiatives are focused on public housing authority partnerships
From the Urban Institute:
From WWAY 3:
The Wilmington Housing Authority is making sure our oldest residents aren’t going without basic needs.
The WHA distributed more than 200 basic needs baskets to senior residents with the help of the Wilmington Fire Department last Wednesday.
The baskets included cleaning supplies, masks, and hand sanitizer.
From the City of Denver's press release:
HUD has announced they will host COVID-19 webinars focusing on Housing/Health Partnerships, the COVID-19 Vaccine Challenge, and Community Health Workers (CHWs). Please note that capacity is limited and pre-registration is required to attend.
Health Center 101: Building Housing/Health Partnerships
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 2:00 – 3:30 pm (ET)
From WHYY Philadelphia:
The Ruth L. Bennett Homes, with 261 family units, is the largest federally subsidized public housing development in Chester. The homes, which require tenants to make less than a certain amount to reside there, already serve a vulnerable population. When the pandemic struck, they faced further financial hardships, and keeping food on the table became a challenge.