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CLPHA, Tacoma and Denver Housing Authorities’ Education and Health Programs Highlighted in Bitterroot Magazine

7.25.19
In the latest issue of Bitterroot, an online weekly magazine covering the politics, culture, economy, and environment of the Western U.S., Editor-in-Chief Jake Bullinger highlights programs at CLPHA member PHAs Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Denver Housing Authority (DHA) that address housing instability and improve residents’ life outcomes through impactful

HUD Announces Availability of $324 Million in Lead Hazard Reduction Grants

7.11.19

HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes has announced $324 million in available Lead Hazard Reduction grants intended to help local governments and certain state and tribal governments to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in low-income, privately-owned (unassisted) pre-1978 housing.

Visit www.hud.gov/lead to learn more, including upcoming webinars about applying.

San Antonio Housing Authority, Partners Break Ground on Eastside Urban Garden (San Antonio Housing Authority)

6.28.19

From the San Antonio Current:

"Garcia Street Urban Farm, a 4.1-acre farm designed to bring fresh produce and food education to San Antonio's East Side, broke ground Wednesday morning. 

The farm, which cost an estimated $500,000, will be managed via a partnership between San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), San Antonio College’s Eco Centro and other community stakeholders. 

CLPHA Supports Bill to Protect Public Housing Residents from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

6.26.19

Legislation to prevent carbon monoxide fatalities in public housing was approved by the House Committee on Financial Services today and now moves to the full House for consideration. The “Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019,” by Representative Jesus Garcia (D-IL) requires combination carbon monoxide and smoke detectors in public and assisted housing units and authorizes $300 million over a three-year period for installation and maintenance.

CLPHA Outreach & Engagement

4.25.19
 
CLPHA’s Communications Director Jenny Werwa (third from left) at the National Housing Conference’s Solutions for Housing Communications convening.
 
CLPHA is traveling across the country this month to discuss communications strategies and promote ourHousing Is work in concert with national cross-sector partners and CLPHA member agencies.
 

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