Clips - October 2015

October 30

National News

How One Woman Made It Out Of Prison And Into College

http://www.refinery29.com/2015/10/96497/vivian-nixon-prison-college-women

Non-national News

Tenn.: Tiny Homes for the Homeless

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/10/tiny-homes-homeless/413212/

Fla.: Man Lives in His Car to Raise Awareness of Homelessness

http://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-palm-beach-county/west-palm-beach/man-lives-in-his-car-to-raise-awareness-of-homelessness

Fla.: Units Could Be Condemned at Eureka Gardens

http://www.news4jax.com/news/eureka-gardens-property-manager-fired/36119516

Calif.: Facebook, Airbnb, Salesforce Give $225K on S.F. Affordable Housing Ballot Measure (Video)

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/real-estate/2015/10/facebook-airbnb-salesforce-affordable-housing.html

 

October 28

NAHRO News

Urgent: Call Your Legislators to Support Budget Deal Today (login required)

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/urgent-call-your-legislators-support-budget-deal-today

Non-national News

N.Y.: How to Make New York City Better, According to Two Architects

http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2015/10/27/how_to_make_new_york_city_better_according_to_two_architects.php

N.C.: City Declares 'Win' Over Homelessness Among Veterans

http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/city-declares-win-over-homelessness-among-veterans/article_b7fe64ab-1add-5ec3-896c-3759e727e8a8.html

Calif.: Rare Maps Reveal Fresno's Overlooked History Of Segregation

http://kvpr.org/post/rare-maps-reveal-fresnos-overlooked-history-segregation

 

October 27

National News

HUD Secretary Castro Emphasizes Importance of Millennials to Housing Market

http://dsnews.com/news/10-26-2015/hud-secretary-castro-emphasizes-importance-of-millennials-to-housing-market

Non-national News

N.J.: Critics Baffled by Christie's Vow to Fix Affordable Housing

http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2015/10/critics_baffled_by_christies_vow_to_fix_affordable_housing.html

Md.: Graziano Meets with Public Housing Residents

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-graziano-meeting-20151026-story.html

Minn.: State Announces $92 Million in Funding for Affordable Housing

http://www.brainerddispatch.com/news/3869372-state-announces-92-million-funding-affordable-housing

Wash.: Free Housing, Other Efforts Try to Attract Women to Tech

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/a618d798cf4d41b1a38139138c82771a/free-housing-other-initiatives-try-attract-women-tech

Calif.: L.A. County Supervisors to Debate Proposals for Affordable Housing

http://www.latimes.com/local/countygovernment/la-me-housing-money-20151027-story.html

 

October 26

International News

Affordable Housing: If Boom Means Bust

http://www.thespec.com/news-story/6034508-affordable-housing-if-boom-means-bust/

Non-national News

Mass.: 'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier

http://www.wbrc.com/story/30314794/green-public-housing-may-help-families-breathe-easier

N.Y.: Affordable Housing Complex Opens for Seniors

http://brooklyn.news12.com/news/affordable-housing-complex-opens-for-seniors-1.11008971

N.J.: WATCH: Time-Lapse Video Shows Implosion, Cleanup of Jersey City Public-Housing Towers

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2015/10/time-lapse_video_shows_implosion_cleanup_of_jersey.html

Wash.: The Clock Is Ticking on Seattle’s Affordable Housing Solution

https://nextcity.org/features/view/seattle-affordable-housing-plan-hala-recommendations-high-rent

 

October 23

NAHRO in the News

NAHRO Reappoints Osborne to Task Force

http://www.cecildaily.com/business/article_cdce9df9-f9ea-5a1e-a181-bbe6d3d306fb.html

International News

Mexico's $7,000 Public Housing Looks Like High Design

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3052238/mexicos-7000-public-housing-looks-like-high-design#1

Non-national News

Wis.: Dane County Giving $2 Million for Affordable Housing

http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/dane-county-giving-million-for-affordable-housing/article_fcf993f8-3fb1-5eb3-a954-ab0b2c509513.html

 

October 22

National News

The Minimum Wage Should Apparently Be $16.87--Is America Rich Enough To Do This?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2015/10/17/the-minimum-wage-should-be-16-87-apparently-is-america-rich-enough-to-do-this/

Cities Where a Big Chunk of Affordable Housing Could Soon Disappear

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/affordable-housing-could-soon-disappear-in-many-us-cities

5 Videos to Reconsider Homelessness

http://www.laloyolan.com/arts_and_entertainment/culture/videos-to-reconsider-homelessness/article_cc0edb8b-6b54-5315-8374-e7245c799786.html

Non-national News

N.Y.: New Affordable Housing Opens in Yonkers

http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/yonkers/2015/10/20/affordable-housing-yonkers/74237262/

N.J.: State Officials Celebrate Affordable Housing in A.C., Pleasantville

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/communities/atlantic-city_pleasantville_brigantine/state-officials-celebrate-affordable-housing-in-a-c-pleasantville/article_c0902b6c-7844-11e5-aa4b-73ba29b29b14.html

Mo.: Saint Street Apartments Will Offer New Affordable Housing Option in Branson

http://www.ky3.com/news/local/saint-street-apartments-will-offer-new-affordable-housing-option-in-branson/21048998_35977828

Idaho: Boise 11-year-old Wins 'What Home Means to Me' National Art Contest

http://www.kboi2.com/news/local/Boise-11-year-old-wins-What-Home-Means-to-Me-national-art-contest-335291201.html

Calif.: SF Mayor Announces Plan to Provide Affordable Housing for Teachers http://abc7news.com/education/sf-mayor-announces-plan-to-provide--affordable-housing-for-teachers/1045018/

 

October 9

Non-national News

N.C.: Raleigh Temporarily Funds Two Affordable-Housing Programs

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/midtown-raleigh-news/article38199969.html

Ill.: Chicago Housing Complex Agrees to Fire Security Firm Accused of Harassment

http://chicagoreporter.com/chicago-housing-complex-agrees-to-fire-security-firm-accused-of-harassment/

Minn.: Catholic Charities Raises $23M for St. Paul Project to Combat Homelessness

http://www.startribune.com/catholic-charities-raises-23m-in-private-funding-to-fight-homelessness/331320851/

Wis.: HUD Grant for Northwest Side Met with Distrust by Some Residents

http://milwaukeenns.org/2015/10/09/hud-grant-for-northwest-side-met-with-distrust-by-some-residents/

 

October 8

International News

England: The Tories' Affordable-Housing Plan is a Middle-Class Giveaway

http://www.economist.com/news/britain/21672245-push-build-starter-homes-less-it-seems-david-camerons-affordable-housing-plan

National News

5 Least Affordable Housing Markets in America

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/5-least-affordable-housing-markets-in-america-2015-10-08

Non-national News

Md.: HUD Halts Change to Voucher Program in Columbia

http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-bz-hud-columbia-20151007-story.html

Virgin Islands: New Waterlines Saving Millions for V.I. Public Housing

http://stcroixsource.com/content/news/local-news/2015/10/08/new-waterlines-saving-millions-vi-public-housing

 

October 7

International News

Germany: Stuttgart Struggles to House the Migrants It Embraces

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/07/world/europe/stuttgart-embraces-migrants-and-the-challenge-of-housing-them.html?_r=0

Non-national News

Mass.: $3M Plan to Improve Senior, Disabled Housing in Boston

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/10/06/boston-announces-plan-improve-senior-disabled-housing/WEMh27EFUQWuNHlBqRiJRO/story.html

Ohio: Fifth Third to Pay $85M Settlement for Flawed Mortgages

http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/business/article38020074.html

Calif.: Oakland Housing Authority Police Getting Body Cameras

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/SevenDays/archives/2015/10/06/oakland-housing-authority-police-getting-body-cameras

Guam: GHURA to Issue Less Section 8 Vouchers to Families

http://www.pacificnewscenter.com/local/6027

 

October 6

National News

How Some Cities Reverse Segregation

http://www.governing.com/topics/urban/can-cities-desegregate-some-show-how-its-done.html

Getting People to Care About Discrimination Through Portraits

http://fusion.net/story/208940/houston-prop-1-hero-ordinance/

Non-national News

Minn.: Edina Considers Allowing Developers to Buy Their Way Out of Affordable-Housing Obligations

http://www.startribune.com/edina-considers-allowing-developers-to-buy-their-way-out-of-affordable-housing-obligations/330791281/