Clips September 2016

September 22

National News

National Public Housing Museum Officially Has Its Home

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-national-public-housing-museum-officially-has-its-home-20160921-column.html

 

Non-national News

Miss.: City Of Ridgeland Reaches Agreement With HUD After Discrimination Zoning Complaint

http://wjtv.com/2016/09/21/city-of-ridgeland-reaches-agreement-with-hud-after-discrimination-zoning-complaint/

 

Mo.: Family Resources Breaks Ground On Affordable Housing Project

http://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/local/family-resources-breaks-ground-on-affordable-housing-project/article_66be0cfc-7f83-11e6-932a-63162e13b545.html

 

Colo.: Fort Collins Community Members Advocate For Sunday Bus Service, Affordable Housing At City Council Meeting

https://collegian.com/2016/09/community-members-advocate-for-sunday-bus-service-affordable-housing-at-city-council/

 

September 21

NAHRO News

HUD Releases Updated PHA Assessment Of Fair Housing Tool (opinion)

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/hud-releases-updated-pha-assessment-fair-housing-tool?utm_source=iContact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NAHRO%20Direct%20News&utm_content=NEWDN+-+Updated+Fair+Housing+Tool

 

International News

Europe: How Europe's Influx Of Refugees Is Inspiring Creative, Affordable Housing For Everyone

https://www.fastcoexist.com/3063095/how-europes-influx-of-refugees-is-inspiring-creative-affordable-housing-for-everyone

 

National News

Studies Examine Most Effective Ways to Discuss Affordable Housing

https://www.macfound.org/press/publications/studies-examine-most-effective-ways-discuss-affordable-housing/

 

Non-national News

S.C.: Grant To Help Make Laundry Day Fun At Two Public Housing Complexes

http://www.goupstate.com/news/20160920/grant-to-help-make-laundry-day-fun-at-2-public-housing-complexes

 

September 20

International News

Australia: Welfare Agencies Welcome New Victorian Social Housing Register

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/news/welfare-agencies-welcome-new-victorian-social-housing-register/news-story/7f6ca945de4dc6bbb0e20909252be34a

 

Non-national News

Ky.: Former Public Housing Site Used For Urban Farm

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2016/09/19/former-public-housing-site-used-urban-farm/90700342/

 

Ohio: Willoughby Residents Make Fresh Start With Help From Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority

http://www.news-herald.com/article/20160919/NEWS/160919400

 

Colo.: City Council Approves Denver's First Affordable Housing Fund

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/denver-city-council-approves-citys-first-affordable-housing-fund

 

September 19

International News

Brazil: While Rio De Janeiro Unwinds From The Olympics, This Community Gets Left In The Lurch

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/09/while-rio-de-janeiro-unwinds-from-the-olympics-thi.html

 

United Kingdom: Housing Crisis Is Weakening The Bonds Between Generations

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/housing-crisis-is-weakening-the-bonds-between-generations-a7314686.html

 

National News

Housing Bias And The Roots Of Segregation

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/19/us/housing-bias-and-the-roots-of-segregation.html?_r=0

 

Non-national News

Fla.: Police Raid Eureka Garden As Sen. Rubio Plans Hearing On Public Housing Problems

http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2016-09-16/story/police-raid-eureka-garden-sen-rubio-plans-hearing-public-housing

 

Ala.: $15.5M Downtown Project Replaces Trenholm Court

http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/2016/09/16/155m-downtown-project-replaces-trenholm-court/90412778/

 

September 16

National News

Why So Many Poor Americans Don’t Get Help Paying For Housing

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-so-many-poor-americans-dont-get-help-paying-for-housing/

 

Yes, The Fair Housing Act Protects Non-English Speakers

http://www.citylab.com/housing/2016/09/yes-the-fair-housing-act-protects-non-english-speakers/500210/

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: City Makes $14 Million Available For Affordable Housing

http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2016/09/15/city-makes-14-million-available-for-affordable-housing/21032

 

September 15

Non-national News

Mass.: State To Spend $600,000 To Redesign Public Housing

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/09/14/state-spend-redesign-public-housing/4BQe71U34UcqV0B3ph5L7I/story.html

 

Mass.: Chelsea, Somerville Grants To Support 534 New Housing Units

http://www.bankerandtradesman.com/2016/09/chelsea-somerville-grants-support-534-new-housing-units/

 

D.C.: Officials Approve $13 Million For Barry Farm Redevelopment

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/housing-complex/blog/20833787/officials-approve-13-million-for-barry-farm-redevelopment

 

Ala.: $10 Million Affordable Housing Project Begins Leasing To Huntsville Families

http://www.al.com/business/index.ssf/2016/09/10_million_affordable_housing.html

 

Texas: HHA To Offer Housing Vouchers For First Time In Four Years

http://www.houstonpress.com/news/hha-to-offer-housing-vouchers-for-first-time-in-four-years-8769081

 

Calif.: City Putting $6.3M Toward 62 New Affordable Housing Units

http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2016/09/14/city-putting-63m-toward-50-new-affordable-housing-units

 

September 14

National News

How Mark Zuckerberg Might Attack The Affordable Housing Crisis

https://www.fastcoexist.com/3062897/future-of-philanthropy/how-mark-zuckerberg-might-attack-the-affordable-housing-crisis

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: HUD Awards $600,000 To Akwesasne Housing Authority To Improve Energy Efficiency, Air Quality In 96 Homes

http://www.northcountrynow.com/news/hud-awards-600000-saint-regis-mohawk-tribes-akwesasne-housing-authority-improve-energy

 

Md.: MDE To Fund Design Of Twin Cities Treatment Plant

http://www.dorchesterbanner.com/business/mde-fund-design-twin-cities-treatment-plant/

 

Ark.: $500,000 In Grants Go To Rogers Public Housing, Fire And Historic Museum

http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2016/sep/14/500-000-in-grants-go-to-rogers-public-h/?news-arkansas-nwa

 

September 13

National News

Most Americans Are Worried About Losing Their Housing

http://www.citylab.com/housing/2016/09/most-americans-are-worried-about-losing-their-housing/499616/

 

Non-national News

N.C.: New Buyer Lined Up To Acquire Troubled Rolling Hills Apartments

https://triad-city-beat.com/2016/09/new-buyer-lined-acquire-troubled-rolling-hills-apartments/

 

Ill.: From The South Side Of Chicago To College

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/09/from-the-south-side-of-chicago-to-college/499463/

 

Calif.: Pomona Settles Lawsuit Over Confiscation Of Homeless People's Property

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-pomona-homeless-settlement-20160911-snap-story.html

 

September 12

Non-national News

N.J.: On Affordable Housing, It's Towns' Math Vs. Advocates

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/press/new_jersey/on-affordable-housing-it-s-towns-math-vs-advocates/article_73cb341c-7617-11e6-811f-a7ecdabd9fae.html

 

Texas: Houston Public Housing Practices Face Federal Investigation

http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/courier/living/state-briefs-houston-public-housing-practices-face-federal-investigation/article_c4e951b2-74ec-548d-96b1-7a4ba77aa9f0.html

 

Wash.: New Approach To Homelessness Is Complex, But Worth The Effort (opinion)

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/new-approach-to-homelessness-is-complex-but-worth-the-effort/

 

September 9

Non-national News

Va.: AHIP, Albemarle County Win $855,000 CDBG Award To Improve Housing Conditions In Alberene Community

http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/24925-ahip-albemarle-county-win-855000-cdbg-award-to-imp/

 

Ill.: How Developers Are Rebuilding Affordable Units 20 Years After Chicago Began To Dismantle Its Public Housing

http://archpaper.com/2016/09/chicago-affordable-units-public-housing/#gallery-0-slide-0

 

Texas: Dallas Is Giving Away Tiny Houses To The Homeless

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/local-news/20160908-dallas-is-giving-away-tiny-houses-to-the-homeless.ece

 

September 8

HUD and Administration News

Second Co-Sponsor Signs On To Rep. Roe’s Public Housing Reform Legislation

http://wjhl.com/2016/09/07/second-co-sponsor-signs-on-to-rep-roes-public-housing-reform-legislation/

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: Major Housing Project Approved For The Bronx Is Big Win For Mayor De Blasio

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/bronx-wins-affordable-housing-deal-backed-de-blasio-article-1.2782535

 

Wis.: City Of Westby Awarded $500,000 CDBG

http://lacrossetribune.com/westbytimes/news/local/city-of-westby-awarded-cdbg/article_c2ee9eb3-dd27-5763-aff8-1d4126d8d6dd.html

 

Kan.: Sedgwick County Renews HUD Grant For Homeless Housing Program

http://kmuw.org/post/sedgwick-county-renews-hud-grant-homeless-housing-program

 

Texas: City, HACB Celebrate Award Of HUD Help For Buena Vida

http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/premium/article_71d79722-7572-11e6-a082-b7ef370f0216.html

 

September 7

Non-national News

Tenn.: State, City Announce Plan Remodel, Replace Hundreds Of Johnson City Housing Units

http://wjhl.com/2016/09/07/state-city-announce-plan-remodel-replace-hundreds-of-johnson-city-housing-units/

 

Tenn.: Legal Threat Hangs Over Nashville Affordable Housing Proposal

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/davidson%20/2016/09/06/legal-threat-hangs-over-nashville-affordable-housing-proposal/89782528/

 

Fla.: County Has Housing Assistance Money But Few Qualifiers

http://www.highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/county-has-housing-assistance-money-but-few-takers-20160907/

 

Mich.: 110 New Homes Proposed For Ypsilanti Township

http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2016/09/110_new_homes_proposed_for_yps.html

 

September 3

International News

Venezuela: Venezuela's Maduro Jeered During Visit To Public Housing Project

http://triblive.com/usworld/world/11083809-74/maduro-opposition-margarita

 

Australia: Victorian Government Launches First Online Social Housing Register

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-04/online-social-housing-register-launched-in-victoria/7812770

 

Non-national News

N.C.: A Passion For Helping Others

http://www.thetimesnews.com/news/20160905/passion-for-helping-others

 

Mich.: Detroit City Council May Require Affordable Housing In New Developments

http://www.freep.com/story/news/2016/09/05/council-may-require-developers-set-aside-some-units-affordable-housing/89792654/

 

September 2

Non-national News

N.Y.: Under New Policy For Homeless Families, Children Can Miss Less School

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/02/nyregion/new-york-homeless-families-path-policy.html?mabReward=A5&_r=1

 

Vt.: Vermont To Receive $3 Million For Affordable Housing

http://www.wptz.com/news/vermont-to-receive-3-million-for-affordable-housing/41476104

 

Tenn.: Global Ministries Plans To Sell Its Subsidized Housing Portfolio

https://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2016/sep/2/global-ministries-plans-to-sell-its-subsidized-housing-portfolio/

 

September 1

International News

Algeria: Prime Minister Launches Public Housing Project Of 4,900 Units In Saida

http://allafrica.com/stories/201609010466.html

 

Non-national News

N.C.: Tyson Plans $14 Million Expansion

http://www.journalpatriot.com/news/tyson-plans-million-expansion/article_94fd3910-6fa4-11e6-b8ec-cf4740d10be5.html

 

Ind.: Lead Levels Are Forcing More Than 1,000 Indiana Residents To Relocate

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/08/31/492108427/lead-levels-are-forcing-more-than-a-thousand-indiana-residents-to-relocate

 

Ill.: Conversations Over Pizza Moves Past Just Talking

http://www.journalstandard.com/news/20160825/conversations-over-pizza-moves-past-just-talking