Clips - May 2016

May 31

Non-national News

Mass.: Eastie Public Housing to Become Private


Ga.: Neighbors Speak Out About Violence After 2nd Dead Body Found in Augusta Public Housing Complex


Kan.: ‘Everywhere and Invisible’: Avoiding a Concentration of Low-Income Housing


Okla.: Tulsa Housing Authority Recognizes Outstanding Students From Each Housing Property


Calif.: Low-Income Units in Ventura Get a Face-Lift


Hawaii: Housing Project Stalled After Lead, Arsenic Found


May 24


Community Development Update: May 23, 2016


International News

To Solve the World’s Affordable Housing Crisis, Should Second Homes Be Banned?


Non-national News

Fla.: City of DeLand Unveils $1 Million Proposal for Homeless Bed Expansion


Texas: Dallas to Suburbs: "Let's Get You More Desegregated"


May 23


HUD Makes Reports on CSSR Tenant Status Available


International News

Canada: Activists Paint Stark Picture of Affordable Housing in Downtown Eastside


France: Paris Rents, Mapped by Metro Station


Non-national News

N.Y.: Queens Couple Sees Art in the Bullet Holes Piercing a Public Housing Complex


N.C.: Asheville's Homelessness Plan - Uplifting and Unworkable


S.C.: Residents Seek Action Against Housing Authority


May 20

National News

The Artist Loft: Affordable Housing (for White People)


Non-national News

N.Y.: New York City Has Been Shining Surveillance Lights on Its Black Population for the Last 300 Years


W.Va.: LCC Creates Housing Authority


Fla.: Senate Passes Bill Reforming HUD Oversight of Public Housing


Minn.: Commerce Commissioner Calls 'Widow Foreclosures' a Ticking Time Bomb


May 19

International News

New Zealand: Green Party: Spend Housing New Zealand Tax, Dividends on Public Housing


Non-national News

Md.: To Combat Student Homelessness, Frederick City Artist Yemi Helps Raise Money Through Art


Fla.: Tampa Council to Vote on $35.5 Million Contract for Riverfront Park


Mo.: Housing, Racism and Unrest


May 18

NAHRO News(login required)

NAHRO Encourages Members to Comment on PHA Fair Housing Assessment Tool


International News

France: Paris Declares War on 'Ghettoes for the Rich'


National News

Lawsuit Claims Insurance Companies Contribute to Segregation in Cities


Non-national News

Penn.: Borough of Chambersburg to Rebuild Elder Street


Tenn.: Judge Appoints Receiver to Control 2 Troubled Memphis Apartment Complexes


Fla.: Sen. Marco Rubio Offers Amendments that Change HUD Oversight for Apartments like Eureka Garden


Fla.: Miami-Dade Turns to Congress for Rescue on $6 Million Homeless Squeeze


May 17

NAHRO News(login required)

Voice Your Support for the Senate T-HUD Spending Bill Today


May 15, 2016 Monitor


HUD and Administration News

Newport’s Jim Reed Named New England Regional Administrator of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


National News

The Destructive Legacy of Housing Segregation


Non-national News

N.J.: What Towns, Organizations in Hudson County Will Benefit from $1.9M HUD Grant?


Fla.: Survey Feedback Will Help Determine HUD Grant Use in St. Johns County


Colo.: How One Colorado City Instantly Created Affordable Housing


May 16

International News

Which British Cities Have Most Social Housing?


Non-national News

Colo.: $14M Pledged for Fort Collins Affordable Housing


Nev.: Squatters See a New Frontier in the Empty Homes of Las Vegas


May 13

Non-national News

N.Y.: World's Oldest Person Dies In New York at Age 116


Ill.: Empowerment Vocational Center Celebrated At Freeport Housing Authority Address


Wis.: 'Pretty Soon Runs Out' Film Captures Failures, Frustrations Of Milwaukee Urban Renewal


Colo.: How Housing Matters In Real Life Solutions


May 12

Non-national News

N.C.: How Detroit Schools ‘Beat’ CMS – And Why That’s Not So Bad


Ariz.: Funding Cuts Could Leave 100-Plus Phoenix-Area Families Homeless – Again


Calif.: Santa Maria Woman Denied Section 8 Housing Voucher Because of DUI Conviction


Alaska: Anchorage's New Summer Strategies For Dealing With Homelessness


May 11

International News

Brazil: Rio Is Preparing for the Olympics with Forced Evictions and Rivers of Sewage


National News

UrbaNerd: Some Numbers on Abandoned Property and Affordable Housing


Which Neighborhoods Win by Building Affordable Housing?


Non-national News

Idaho: Housing Authority Opens Application Process


Calif.: Meditating on the "Past Future Housing" of Los Angeles with Morgan Fisher and Karina Nimmerfall at the MAK Center


May 10

National News

Why Aren’t Housing Vouchers Like Food Stamps?


Non-national News

Ky.: Family That Was Homeless Gets A Home Through Public-Private Partnership


Minn.: Met Council Program Steers Section 8 Renters To Low-Poverty Areas With Good Schools


May 6

NAHRO News (login required)

Community Development Update: May 6, 2016


Moving to Work Program Update



NAHRO in the News

Gary Keller receives NCRC Presidential Award



National News

Attorney General Requests Nation’s Governors Issue Valid IDs to Released Prisoners



Non-national News

Mich.: Flint Health Center Expanding With $1 Million Federal Grant


Hawaii: Hawaii Allocates $12M to Tackle Homelessness Crisis


May 5


HUD Publishes Notice on UPCS-V Demonstration


HUD and Administration News

HUD Allocates $174 Million Through New Housing Trust Fund


National News

Opinion: The Hidden Virtues Of Income Inequality — And ‘Poor Doors’ In Affordable-Housing Requirements


Non-national News

N.Y.: Jamaican Chef Opens Fort Greene Restaurant Thanks To Public Housing Program


Ill.: Former Cabrini Green Residents Welcomed Into New Mixed-Income Housing Complex In Old Town


May 4

Non-national News

Pa.: To Rebuild a Neighborhood, Philadelphia Goes Beyond Housing


Calif.: How Starbucks Got Tangled Up In LA's Homelessness Crisis


May 3


Take Action to Support the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (H.R. 3700) Today (login required)


HUD and Administration News

HUD Makes More Than $37 Million Available To Fight Housing Discrimination


HUD Awards $355 Million For Local Homeless Programs


International News

Germany: Berlin Cracks Down On Airbnb Style Renters To Protect Affordable Housing


Non-national News

Fla.: Conflicts Of Interest Could Ruin Pork 'n' Beans Revitalization Plan


W.Va.: Social Service Shortfalls Hinder Health, Boost Medical Spending


Ill.: HUD Recovery Team Working To Improve Poor Living Conditions In Cairo, Ill.


Mo.: Social Services In St. Joseph Rely On 'Cultural Proficiency'


Wis.: Merrill Housing Authority Gets Green Light For $13.3 Million Project


Wash.: 23 Landlords Face Charges Of Discriminating Against Potential Renters


May 2

Non-national News

Fla.: Housing Authorities Launch Reading Centers To Help Kids Catch Up


Ill.: Freeport Empowerment Vocational Center Weeks From Opening


Colo.: Aspen Family's Hardship Case Sets Precedent For Affordable Housing