December 2016 Clips

December 15

Non-national News

D.C.: D.C. Set to Limit Rent Increases for Certain Elderly and Disabled Tenants

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/housing-complex/blog/20846559/dc-set-to-limit-rent-increases-for-certain-elderly-and-disabled-tenants

 

D.C.: Here's how Developers Will Breathe New Life into Isolated Public Housing

http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2016/12/13/heres-how-developers-d-c-will-breathe-new-life.html?ana=RSS%26s%3Darticle_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+bizj_washington+(Washington+Business+Journal)

 

S.C.: City of Greenville Unanimously Pledges $2M to Affordable Housing

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/2016/12/12/city-poised-pledge-2-million-affordable-housing/95332680/

 

Ga.: Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms introduces Legislation for Displacement Free Zones 

http://atlantadailyworld.com/2016/11/28/atlanta-city-councilmember-keisha-lance-bottoms-introduces-legislation-for-displacement-free-zones/

 

Ore.: Portland Moves Forward on $51 Million Affordable Housing Deal

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2016/12/city_moves_forward_on_ellingto.html#incart_river_home                 

 

Wash.: Seattle Starts $21M Loan Fund to Promote Affordable Housing near Transit

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/seattle-equitable-transit-oriented-development-loan-fund

 

December 14

National News

Non-national News

Md.: Affordable Apartments Open on Historic Baltimore Campus

http://www.housingfinance.com/developments/affordable-apartments-open-on-historic-baltimore-campus_o

 

D.C.: Mixed-Income Development Replacing Public Housing Opened in Navy Yard

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/housing-complex/blog/20846478/mixedincome-development-replacing-public-housing-opens-tomorrow-in-navy-yard

 

Colo.: Arvada Community Food Bank will Continue Offering Housing Opportunities and other Self-Sufficiency Services in 2017

http://www.denverpost.com/2016/12/06/arvada-community-food-bank/

 

Colo.: $30 Million Grant will Help Revitalize Sun Valley, Denver’s Poorest Neighborhood

http://www.denverpost.com/2016/12/12/30-million-grant-help-denver-poorest-neighborhood-sun-valley/

 
 

December 13

International News

Londoners Fighting Back Against Housing Crisis

http://www.equaltimes.org/the-londoners-fighting-back#.WFAWkLIrKUl

 

National News

How to Achieve Sustainability in Affordable Housing

http://www.crej.com/news/achieve-sustainability-affordable-housing/

 

Tenants Flocked to Oakland Warehouse, Scene of Fire, for Low Rents

http://www.wsj.com/articles/tenants-flocked-to-oakland-warehouse-scene-of-fire-for-low-rents-1480979863

 

Non-national News

December 8

NAHRO News

December 7

National News

December 6

NAHRO News

A Message from the NAHRO Acting CEO, John Bohm

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/message-nahro-acting-ceo-john-bohm

 

Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing Final Rule

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/instituting-smoke-free-public-housing-final-rule

 

International News

Canada: Affordable Housing Project Opened for Formerly Homeless, Vulnerable Calgarians

http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/affordable-housing-project-opened-for-formerly-homeless-vulnerable-calgarians

 

National News

Facebook Plans to Invest $20m in Affordable Housing Projects

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/dec/02/facebook-affordable-housing-silicon-valley

 

Non-national News

 

December 2

National News

Study Looks At How Living In Assisted Housing Affects The Well-Being Of Children

http://hub.jhu.edu/2016/11/29/public-housing-boosts-lowers-child-test-scores/

 

Trump Names Mortgage Industry Lobbyist To HUD Transition Team

http://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-names-mortgage-industry-lobbyist-to-hud-transition-team-1480453288

 

Non-national News

Md.: Rebuilding Of O'Donnell Heights Public Housing Site Continues

http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-bz-keys-pointe-odonnell-heights-20161129-story.html

 

Ala.: 'Everybody Wins'; Grease Collection At Birmingham Public Housing Starting To Pay Off

http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2016/11/grease_collection_at_birmingha.html

 

Texas:  Kyle Mayor Scrambles To Fix Housing Authority Oversight

http://www.kvue.com/news/local/hays-county/kyle-mayor-scrambles-to-fix-housing-authority-oversight/360346075

 

December 1 

NAHRO News

N.C.: Greensboro Nonprofit Helps People with Disabilities find Affordable Housing

http://myfox8.com/2016/11/30/greensboro-nonprofit-helps-people-with-disabilities-find-afforable-housing/

 

Ill.: Freeport Housing Authority Apartments to see $20 Million in Renovations

http://www.journalstandard.com/news/20161130/freeport-housing-authority-apartments-to-see-20-million-in-renovations

 

Wash.: Seattle Teens Build Mobile Tiny Homes for Local Homeless Community

http://inhabitat.com/seattle-teens-build-mobile-tiny-homes-for-local-homeless-community/