Clips - February 2016

February 29

International News

New Zealand: Christchurch in Danger of Becoming a Monolithic, Monocultural City

National News

Why Losing a Home Means Losing Everything

Non-national News

Tenn.: ‘A Place to Call Home’: KCDC to Break Ground on Five Points Senior Housing in April


February 26

National News

Mapping the Real Cost of Public Housing—Transportation Included

Non-national News

N.Y.: Melissa Mark-Viverito Pushes for 50% of New Apartments in East Harlem to be Affordable Housing

Va.: Alexandria: Butting Heads on Ramsey Homes

Tenn.: Estimated 760 Families to be Displaced in Memphis Housing Crisis

Okla.: Chickasaw Nation Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Housing Authority

Calif.: Berkeley Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing Project


February 25

National News

HUD Announces Finalists in Affordable Housing Innovation Competition

Non-national News

S.C.: St. Helena Council Contributes to Affordable Housing Project

Tenn.: Public Housing Residents Could Be Evicted If They Don't Work, Get Training Or Volunteer

Texas: Hunter Plaza Affordable Housing Reopens in Downtown Fort Worth


February 24

International News

Canada: Vancouver Goes Mobile With Movable, Modular Housing in Bid to Fight Homelessness

Non-national News

Mass.: Lawrence Gets $1.5M CDBG Grant; Haverhill Gets $876,000

Ill.: Alexander County Housing Authority Residents, Employees Worry About Their Future

Minn.: Report: Need for Affordable Senior Housing in State, Rice County to Increase in Coming Years

Hawaii: Hawaii Extends Emergency Declaration to Fight Homelessness


February 19

Non-national News

N.Y.: How Boy With Cerebral Palsy Overcame Homelessness and Hospital Trips to Write a Book Aged Just 14

Tenn.: HUD Begins Process Moving Residents Out of Warren and Tulane Apartments

Wyo.: In Rural America, Homeless Population May Be Bigger Than You Think

Texas: Section 8 Housing Not So Affordable Once Transportation Costs Are Counted, Study Says

Ariz.: What is Phoenix Doing to Create Affordable Housing for Artists?


February 18

Non-national News

N.Y.: The Secret History of AMI

Miss.: New Program Has Biloxi Housing Authority Operating Like a Private Business

Mich.: Housing Authorities on the Ground in Flint

Wash.: Patano Studio's Proposed Elevated Park Would Bring New Life, Affordable Housing to Unpleasant Seattle Highway


February 17

International News

Denmark: Shipping Container-Based Student Housing Planned for Copenhagen

Singapore: Singapore Aims to Print Public Housing “Like Lego”

HUD/Administration News

HUD Allocates More Than $660 Million to Native American Communities to Support Affordable Housing

National News

The Problem of Resegregation in Suburbia

Diane Yentel To Be New President of National Low Income Housing Coalition

Non-national News

D.C.: A Case for Homeless Shelter Networks as Basic Infrastructure


February 3

HUD and Administration News

HUD Eyes Evicting Thousands of People From Low-Income Housing

Non-national News

Minn.: Northfield HRA Looks to Assist Downtown Tenants, Property Owners with Rehab

Colo.: Bank of America Doles Out $750,000 for Denver Affordable Housing Projects

Calif.: What San Bernardino County Can Teach Others About Ending Veteran Homelessness


February 2

Non-national News

N.Y.: The People Who Call New York’s Affordable Housing Developments Home

Tenn.: First Tennessee Reaches $1.9M Settlement with HUD Over Discrimination Allegations

Calif.: San Jose Considers Exemptions to Affordable Housing Law


February 1

International News

Australia: Mike Baird Unveils Details of $1.1 Billion Affordable Housing Fund

Non-national News

Conn.: Stamford Housing Authority Gets $7.3 Million State Loan

Pa.: Push for Affordable Housing Targets Trendy Pittsburgh Neighborhoods

Md.: Nonprofit Group Launches Campaign Against Baltimore Housing Chief

D.C.: Mayor Bowser Announces 12 Affordable Housing Projects Costing $82.2 Million

Mich.: City Seeks $30 Million Federal Development Grant for Brewster-Douglass and Eastern Market Sites


Hawaii: Bill Limits Tenants’ Stay to 17 Years