August Clips

August 31

HUD and Administration

HUD Offers $2 Million In Grants To Help Students Living In Assisted Living Pay For College


Non-national News

N.Y.: Re-Entry Services For Young Offenders' Transition Back Into Society


Ga.: Atlanta Affordable Housing Law Gaining Ground In Other Cities


Ind.: Their Soil Toxic, 1,100 Indiana Residents Scramble To Find New Homes


August 30

Non-national News

D.C.: This Summer, The DC Housing Authority Trained Girls How To Code


Fla.: Collier Turns To Lee County For Affordable Housing


N.D.: Video Shared On Social Media Draws Attention To Student Homelessness In The Metro


N.M.: $12 Million Investment By UnitedHealthcare Helps Bring New Affordable-Housing Community To Downtown Albuquerque


Calif.: Long Beach Mayor To Host Forums On Affordable Housing This Fall


August 29

International News

United Kingdom: Labour Leadership: Owen Smith's Promise To 'End Homelessness In 5 Years' Branded 'Insulting' By Soup-Kitchen Volunteers


Non-national News

Ohio: City Of Piqua Awarded $300,000 CDBG Infrastructure Grant


Ill.: Hopeful Entrepreneurs Learn More About Freeport Fish Tank


Calif.: California Bill Will Allow Special TEACHERS-ONLY Public Housing Projects In San Francisco


August 25

National News

The Untold Story Of The Relationship Between Hip-Hop And Architecture


Non-national News

N.Y.: New, Affordable Housing Opens Doors In Albany


N.J.: Hudson County Launches Online Affordable Housing Portal


Ohio: Wellston Secures $500,000 Neighborhood Revitalization Grant


Ill.: A New Way To Preserve Affordable Housing In Chicago


Utah: Salt Lake City Invests $500,000 To Mitigate Issues With Homelessness In Rio Grande District


August 24

Non-national News

Mass.: Betterncourt Wants To Increase Affordable Housing Stock


Md.: Advocates, Council Members Demand Affordable Housing Requirement At Port Covington


Tenn.: Franklin Removes Affordable Housing Mandate In New Developments


La.: New Orleans Affordable Housing Policy Moves Forward


Wash.: Seattle Mayor Names First Cabinet-Level Director Of Homelessness


Calif.: LA City Council Votes To Declare Homelessness A Statewide Emergency


August 23

National News

Will Landlords Have to Answer for Awful Neighbors?


Non-national News

Mass.: Housing Court's Dilemma: To Evict Or Not To Evict In Cases Of Landlords Vs. Drug Abusers


Md.: Run To End Youth Homelessness Set For Saturday


La.: Treme-Lafitte Affordable Housing: Tax Credits To Bring 16 Affordable Homes


Calif.: Lee, Feinstein Want HUD To Help City With Anti-Gentrification Plan


August 22

International News

Singapore: Making Singapore A Place Where Millennials Can Chase Dreams


Australia: Tax Airbnb Hosts To Provide Affordable Housing


Non-national News

Mass.: Mendon Awarded Grant For Affordable Housing Study


N.C.: Lumberton Housing Authority, City Hold Fun Day Event


Fla.: In Orlando's Milk District, God Makes A 'Home' Delivery


Nebr.: Man Gets Two-Year Sentence For Lying On Housing Application


August 19

National News

How Housing Vouchers Work


Catastrophic Floods in Louisiana Have Caused Massive Housing Crisis


How Mark Zuckerberg Might Attack the Affordable Housing Crisis


Non-National News

Calif.: 'Bike and Build' for Affordable Housing stops in Chico



August 18

Non-National News

Ill.: Library Coming to Altgeld Gardens and Chicago Housing Authority



La.: Housing Crisis Looms in flood-stricken Louisiana


Wash.: Seattle City Council passes Historic Affordable Housing Mandate


Calif.: Donald is on Social Security, but He Keeps Getting Denied Housing because of His Past.


August 17

Non-National News

Ill.: CHA Youth create their Own Business and Learn to be C.E.O’s



Mass.: Summer Learning at Sullivan Features Fun Times and Literacy Building


Mass.: Hampden DA awards $65,000 in Seized Money to Local Nonprofits


Wash.: Seattle Housing Authority Recognized for its Commitment to Resident Safety


August 16


August Recess Advocacy Week Three - Take Action Today on the Low Income Housing Tax Credit


Non-national News

N.Y.: Nomad Affordable Housing Sells off Air Rights to Maintain Low-income Apartments


N.Y.: On Tenant Blacklist, Errors and Renters with Little Recourse


Colo.: Blueprint for Merging Health and Housing Under One Roof


August 15


Community Development Update (Login Required)


National News

America Must Act Boldly on Affordable Housing


Place, Race, and Economic Mobility


Non-National News

Mass.: Advocates Worry Homeless Pupils’ Lives ‘are being Ignored’ in Crisis


Wash.: An Inspiring Video of Seattle Housing Authority Resident Tadele


August 12

National News

When Public Housing Is Bulldozed, Families Are Supposed to Eventually Come Back. Why Don’t They?


Rising Home Prices Affect Housing Affordability


An Army Veteran with a Housing Mission


Non-National News

D.C.: D.C. Agency Commits Millions to Preserve Affordable Units at Maycroft Apartments



Minn.: Granny Pods find Lukewarm Reception in Minnesota Cities


August 11


August Recess Advocacy Reminder: Support Small Agency Reform! (Login Required)


National News


August 10


Washington Update: HUD Publishes Version 1.0 of the UPCS-V Protocol (Login Required)


National News

Measuring the Impact of Poverty in Education


For America’s Poor, Life Expectancy Statistics Resembles Those in Developing Countries.


Non-National News

Ill.: CHA Bids Farewell to 150 Youth Heading to College at 6th Annual Take Flight College Send-Off Trunk Party



Ga.: They Tore Down Hell


August 9

International News

One In Three Families are A Month's Pay from Losing Homes


Non-National News

N.Y.: $22 Million Makeover Planned for Brooklyn Park's Affordable Housing


Wis.: Historic Milwaukee Soldiers Home Will Once Again House Veterans


Nev.: Tight Supply Crimps Las Vegas Housing Market


August 8


August Recess Advocacy, Week Two: Take Action Today on Small Agency Reform! (Login Required)


Non-National News

IA.: Goodwill Helps Homeless Veterans Find a Home


Wash.: Housing Program Puts Children on Path to Higher Education


Calif.: The Next Big Fight over Housing Could Happen, Literally, in Your Back Yard


Calif.: Californians Look to Address Affordable Housing in the Voting Booth


August 5

Non-National News

N.Y.: Tahl Propp, Enterprise Agrees to Keep 549 Harlem Apartments Affordable for 40 Years


Pa.: Philadelphia Housing Authority Signs Sav-A-Lot for North Philly


Ill.: Freeport Housing Authority's WDI Celebrates Eight Graduates during Wagner House Ceremony


Mich.: United Healthcare Invests Nearly $17 Million to Expand Affordable Housing for Individuals, Families and Veterans in Michigan


TX.: Council Approves $25M Public Housing Remodel, $300k Bicycle Signals


August 4


REMINDER: Thank Your Legislators for Passing a Housing Reform Bill (H.R. 3700/S. 3083)! (Login Required)


National News

Statistics Point to Tribal Housing Crisis, Summit Seeks Solutions


Bringing New Life to Languishing Land


A Pervasive Form of Housing Discrimination that’s Still Legal


Non-National News

Fla.: Rent’s too High on American Dream


August 3


NAHRO Releases In-Depth Summary of Housing Reform Bill (S. 3083/H.R. 3700) (Login Required)


Non-National News

Ill.: Chicago Housing Authority Launches Subsidized Housing Program for Human Trafficking Survivors


Ga.: Teens Ask for Summer Jobs at LaGrange Housing Authority to Stay Out of Gangs


Calif.: Fresno Housing Authority Kids Learn Coding and Robotics Skills in Special Summer Tech Camp


August 2

International News

Home Ownership in England at Lowest Level in 30 Years as Housing Crisis Grows


Non-national News

N.C.: Community Center Soon to Reopen


Calif.: The Housing Crunch in Long Beach is real: 19,000 Apply for Section 8 vouchers


Calif.: Palo Alto Hotel Converted Into Low-Income Housing


August 1


August Recess Advocacy, Week One: Thank Your Legislators for H.R. 3700/S. 3083! (Login required)


National News

Why Should Only the Wealthy Get Solar Panels?


Obama Administration Announces Nearly 50 percent Decline in Veteran Homelessness


Non-national News

Md.: Baltimore County Housing Discrimination Vote Set for Monday