Clips - June 2016

June 30

National News

Americans Are Paying More and More to Live in The Same Places They Once Abandoned


Non-national News

Ind.: New Low-Income Housing Available on Old Northside


Wash.: Billionaire Paul Allen Donates $1M to Build Housing for Homeless in Columbia City


Calif.: Could This Silicon Valley Algorithm Pick Which Homeless People Get Housing?


June 29

Non-national News

Conn.: Elm City Communities Becomes the First Housing Authority in America to Launch SeeClickFix


N.J.: Paterson Housing Authority Opens Shared Workspace for Entrepreneurship Program


N.C.: Hillcrest Affordable Housing Development Officially Complete


Calif.: City Program Helps Berkeley Community Members ‘Move Up’ From Homelessness


June 28

National News

Why Housing Matters


Non-national News

Mass.: North Shore Community Development Coalition to Revitalize Neighborhoods


La.: Landrieu Pledges 7,500 Affordable Housing Units in New Orleans by 2021


Fla.: Loan Program Targets Community Redevelopment Housing


Calif.: ROEM Builds Affordable Housing Development in San Jose Master Plan



National News

5 Eco-Friendly Social Housing Projects


Non-national News

Mich.: Ann Arbor's Miller Manor Updates Show 'The Future of Low-Income Housing'


Md.: Perkins Homes to be Redeveloped Under Latest Demo of Baltimore Public Housing


Calif.: Oakland Gospel Church Builds Low-Income Housing Complex


Calif.: Affordable Housing Project Opens in West Napa




Action Alert: S. 3083 Introduced in Senate - Take Action Now


International News

Brazil: Fears for Poor as Brazil Cuts 'Minha Casa, Minha Vida' Housing Plan


Non-national News

June 23


H.R. 3700 Introduced in Senate - Take Action Now!


National News

Despite a Housing Recovery, Middle-Income Families Are Increasingly Losing Ground on Affordability


Non-national News

Mass.: 24 West-Of-The-River Communities Score $8.7M in Community Development Block Grants


Md.: Montgomery Co. To Receive $2.5 Million for Housing and Community Development Projects


June 22

June 21


Direct News - Washington Update. NAHRO Submits Comments on HUD’s UPCS-V Demonstration (login required)


National News

10 Years After Housing Peaked, US is More of A Renter Nation


Non-national News

D.C.: District Breaks Ground on Affordable-Housing Development for Families Headed by Grandparents


N.C.: Project to Build Affordable Housing


Fla.: For Good: Volunteers Convert Shipping Containers into Sturdy Housing for Homeless


June 20


Action Alert: Send a Letter and Tweet at Your Senators in Support of H.R. 3700 This Week (login required)


National News

These are The Faces of America’s Growing Youth Homeless Population


Can Low-Income Housing Be Energy Efficient and Affordable?


Non-national News

N.J.: Affordable Apartment Community for Workforce Families Officially Opens in Downtown Atlantic City


Pa.: For Those with Section 8 Vouchers, Finding Suitable Housing is Difficult


June 17


Direct News - Washington Update. HUD Publishes Proposed Small Area Fair Market Rents Rule (login required)


Non-national News

S.C.: Solutions Elusive for Charleston Region’s Affordable Housing Problem


Fla.: Work On Affordable Housing Complex Lofts at LaVilla to Commence Sept. 1


Ill.: Freeport Housing Authority Surprises Scholarship Winners with More Money


Mo.: Commission Prioritizes Funding for Affordable Housing


TX.: Austin City Council Lays Groundwork For Affordable Housing Push


June 16

International News

Australia: Greens Unveil Plan to Put 2kW Solar on All Australian Public Housing


National News

Homeless Kids is A Problem We Can Solve (Opinion)


Non-national News

Va.: Community Development Organizations Face Cuts


Ill.: Nearly Half of Chicago Residents Can't Afford Where They Live


Minn.: Hennepin Co. Has Big Plans to Preserve Affordable Housing


Okla.: THA Offers Summer Maintenance Intern Program to Youths Living in Public Housing


June 15

Non-national News

ME.: Maine State Housing Authority Gets $3.4 Million for Lead Removal


N.Y.: New Owner Renovating Troubled Syracuse High-Rise for Low-Income Families


Ill.: Chicago Housing Authority CEO Lauds Progress on Controversial Plan for Transformation, Advocates Remain Skeptical


S.C.: Construction Starts on Housing for Seniors


Ala.: Road for Phenix City Housing Authority Paved by Columbus


Fla.: Program Offers Artists Low Rent in Exchange for Free Community Classes


Calif.: City Flips Homes for Low-Income Housing


June 14

Non-national News

Fla.: Former Residents of Public Housing Share Paths to Success


Ill.: Plan for 'Affordable' Housing Meets Resistance in East Dundee


Tenn.: Are Tiny Homes a Solution to Homelessness in the US?


Tenn.: Patriot Place Opens with Housing for Homeless Veterans


Minn.: Low-Income Housing Project Wins Support


June 13

International News

Egypt: Egypt Builds New Homes to Replace Crumbling Slums


Non-national News

N.Y.: Children in NYCHA housing Test Positive for High Lead Levels in Blood from Lead Paint


Fla.: Miami Housing Project Looks to Put a Price on Chronic Homelessness


Ill.: Aldermen, Rockford Housing Authority Disagree on Orton Keyes Makeover Plan


Calif.: California Lawmakers in Tough Spot with Brown's Housing Deal


June 10


Community Development Update: June 10, 2016 (login required)


International News

Saudi Arabia: In Saudi Arabia, a Rare Tax on Wealthy Landowners


Germany: Mayor of Declining German Town Wants Migrants to Fill Gaps


National News

Election 2016: Labor to Unveil 'tough, unpopular' Savings Measures Including Family Payments Changes


House Republicans Push 'Welfare to Work' Poverty Platform


Non-national News

Penn.: New to Philly: Affordable Housing, No Roof Necessary


Calif.: Gov. Jerry Brown and Lawmakers Strike California Budget Deal that Adds Money for Housing and Child Care


Calif.: There's Money for Homeless People to Rent Apartments — but Not Enough Landlords Who Will Take It


Hawaii: Homeless Shelters Struggle With Loss of Federal Funding


June 9

International News

Australia: Tasmanian Community Housing Providers to Build New Homes in Exchange for 500 Public Housing Titles


Non-national News

Penn.: PMC Group Reneges on Promise for Affordable Housing (opinion)


Minn.: St. Paul Considers 'Granny Flats' as Affordable Housing Option Along Green Line


June 8

National News

9 Final Promise Zones Announced


Non-national News

D.C.: Crackdown on Landlords Who Rebuff Section 8


Ga.: Where Did All the BTW Residents Go?


Fla.: Planned 100-Unit Complex in Sanford Will Provide Affordable Senior Housing, Officials Say


Ohio: Landlord 'Made Veteran Homeless,' While Continuing to Collect His Public Housing Voucher


Ill.: Sleepy Hollow to Create Affordable Housing Trust Fund


June 7


Less Than 40 Days Until August Recess - Support Small Housing Agency Reform Today


Non-national News

N.Y.: Senior Roommates Matched as Way To Bring Affordable Housing to Elderly


Va.: Roanoke Valley Sees Fewest Number of Homeless Veterans in 8 Years, Working to Hit More Record Lows


June 6

National News

This Map Shows America's Affordable Housing Crisis


Non-national News

N.H.: Greenville Senior Housing Development Renamed for its Founder


Ala.: Loveman Village Redevelopment Gets $17 Million Tax Credit Approval


Texas: Growing Food Desert in Southwest Laredo


June 3

International News

France: Paris Shops Are Marking Their Windows for the Homeless


National News

Reports: Homeless, Foster Kids Face Enormous Hurdles in Trying to Get to College


Non-national News

Texas: Salvation Army Sends Children Experiencing Homelessness and Poverty to Summer Camps


Ore.: Affordable Housing Complex Opens in East Portland


June 2


FY 2017 House Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Section 8


Non-national News

N.J.: Bergen Freeholders Send $1.25M in Fed Funds to 4 Affordable-Housing Projects


D.C.: D.C. Launches Month-Long Affordable Housing Initiative


Tenn.: New Policy Prohibits Public Housing Residents from Gardening


Ind.: YWCA Gets Great News for Transitional Housing Program


June 1


FY 2017 House Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Public Housing


Non-national News

S.C.: Orangeburg Homeless Shelter Closes Doors; Lack of Federal Dollars Dooms Samaritan House


Idaho: Boise Man’s Cross-Country Trip Will Document Homelessness in the U.S.


Calif.: UC Berkeley Students Win 1st Place in Affordable Housing Contest