February 2018 Clips

February 28

NAHRO News

2018 HCV Admin Fee Rates posted

https://nahroblog.org/2018/02/27/2018-hcv-admin-fee-rates-posted/

 

Public Housing Reentry Technical Assistance

https://nahroblog.org/2018/02/27/public-housing-reentry-technical-assistance/

 

Non-national News

Mass.: More Than $15 Million Given To Support Affordable Housing

https://dailyfreepress.com/blog/2018/02/28/more-than-15-million-given-to-support-affordable-housing/

 

Mass.: Despite Hundreds Of Units, Needham Still Faces Affordable Housing Crisis

http://needham.wickedlocal.com/news/20180227/despite-hundreds-of-units-needham-still-faces-affordable-housing-crisis

 

N.Y.: New Yorkers ‘Lose Hope’ While Applying Again And Again For City’s Affordable Housing Lottery

http://pix11.com/2018/02/27/new-yorkers-lose-hope-while-applying-again-and-again-for-citys-affordable-housing-lottery/

 

R.I.: Students Lobby For Housing Legislation

http://www.browndailyherald.com/2018/02/27/students-lobby-housing-legislation/

 

Va.: Mom Brings Miscarried Embryo To City Council Meeting, Blames Public Housing Conditions

http://pix11.com/2018/02/28/mom-brings-miscarried-embryo-to-city-council-meeting-blames-public-housing-conditions/

 

Ala.: Opelika Housing Authority Welcomes Executive Director

http://opelikaobserver.com/opelika-housing-authority-welcomes-executive-director/

 

Wis.: Madison 'Well On Track' To Hit Goal Of 1,000 Affordable Housing Units Thanks To Federal Tax Credits

http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/madison-well-on-track-to-hit-goal-of-affordable-housing/article_fd2fbacb-b653-5dca-ac88-924e003aeb25.html

 

February 27

NAHRO News

February 28, 2018 Monitor

http://www.nahro.org/node/403/year/2018/month/2/date/1

 

International News

Canada: Toronto To Sell Off Almost 800 TCHC-Owned Buildings

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/toronto-to-sell-off-tchc-owned-housing/article38124148/

 

National News

Housing Official Says She Was Replaced For Rejecting Carson's Costly Office Redecoration

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/27/hud-ben-carson-office-redecoration-trump-appointee

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: NYCHA Residents Push City to Move Garbage Trucks Along

https://citylimits.org/2018/02/26/nycha-residents-push-city-to-move-garbage-trucks-along/

 

D.C.: Helping Families Before They Become Homeless

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/helping-families-before-they-become-homeless/2018/02/23/ad457e26-129e-11e8-8ea1-c1d91fcec3fe_story.html?utm_term=.b79be5d6d4ff

 

Tenn.: Nashville Organizations Band Together On New Affordable Housing Coalition

https://www.tennessean.com/story/money/2018/02/26/nashville-affordable-housing-homes-apartments/374731002/

 

Fla.: PBC Housing Authority Loses $1M On Failed Apartment Project

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/national-govt--politics/pbc-housing-authority-loses-failed-apartment-project/O7jD6EMxVp8VWzyreLsihP/

 

Texas: Texas Side Oks Renovations To Public Housing

http://www.texarkanagazette.com/news/texarkana/story/2018/feb/27/texas-side-oks-renovations-public-housing/715241/

 

Okla.: Tulsa Public Housing Requiring Domestic Violence Class

https://www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/tulsa-public-housing-requiring-domestic-violence-class

 

Ore.: To Fund Affordable Housing, Oregon Cities Turn to Construction Excise Tax

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/to-fund-affordable-housing-oregon-cities-turn-to-construction-excise-tax

 

Utah: Bill Emerges To Fund Homeless Shelter Operations And Push Affordable Housing By Charging Fees Of Cities That Don’t Provide Such Housing

https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2018/02/27/bill-emerges-to-fund-homeless-shelter-operations-and-push-affordable-housing-by-charging-fees-of-cities-that-dont-provide-such-housing/

 

February 22

International News

Australia: "If It's Attractive For Private Developers, It Should Be For Public Housing": Residents Protest Chapman Approval

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/if-its-attractive-for-private-developers-it-should-be-for-public-housing-residents-protest-chapman-approval-20180222-h0whn9.html

 

Non-National News

Va.: Norfolk Housing Authority Plans To Buy PNC Bank Building

https://pilotonline.com/inside-business/news/economic-development/article_6e4e9a48-bfa0-5d39-96e2-2975c5d65163.html

 

Va.: Warner, Kaine Announce More Than $2 Million For Virginia Public Housing Residents

https://augustafreepress.com/warner-kaine-announce-2-million-virginia-public-housing-residents/

 

Tenn.: Greeneville Housing Authority Achieves 'High Performer' Status On HUD Assessment

https://www.greenevillesun.com/news/local_news/greeneville-housing-authority-achieves-high-performer-status-on-hud-assessment/article_b4610318-2e4c-55c2-affc-3ee78db7388a.html

 

Ill.: Evergreen Real Estate Breaks Ground On Library/Senior Housing Projects

http://www.rejournals.com/articles/2018/02/21/evergreen-real-estate-breaks-ground-on-library-senior-housing-projects

 

Minn.: New Ecovillage Offers ‘Deep Affordable Housing’ To Some Hawthorn Families

http://spokesman-recorder.com/2018/02/21/new-ecovillage-offers-deep-affordable-housing-to-some-hawthorn-families/

 

Calif.: Project Bringing Affordable Housing, Hope to South Stockton

http://fox40.com/2018/02/21/project-bringing-affordable-housing-hope-to-south-stockton/

 

February 21

Non-National News

Mass.: Short Of Cash, Wellesley Housing Authority Could Redevelop Barton Road

http://wellesley.wickedlocal.com/news/20180220/short-of-cash-wellesley-housing-authority-could-redevelop-barton-road

 

N.Y.: Rapper Ja Rule Protests Conditions In NYCHA Buildings

http://pix11.com/2018/02/20/rapper-ja-rule-protests-conditions-in-nycha-buildings/

 

D.C.: 176 Affordable Units In Ward 8 Will Be Preserved

https://dc.curbed.com/2018/2/20/17032896/affordable-housing-ward-8

 

N.C.: New Charlotte Development Plan Puts Affordable Housing And Traffic On Collision Course

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/article200997829.html

 

Mont.: CDBG Funding Withheld For Four More Groups

http://www.krtv.com/story/37551065/cdbg-funding-withheld-for-four-more-groups

 

Calif.: Judge Approves Shutdown Of Large California Homeless Camp

http://www.sacbee.com/news/nation-world/article201068439.html

 

February 20

NAHRO News

HUD Updates FY 2018 FMRs

https://nahroblog.org/2018/02/20/hud-updates-fy-2018-fmrs/

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: City Program Opens 34 ‘Supportive Housing’ Units In Harlem To Shelter, Educate Homeless Families

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/manhattan/nyc-opens-supportive-housing-units-shelter-educate-homeless-article-1.3830119

 

N.Y.: National Program Stops Pests In Public Housing

http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2018/02/national-program-stops-pests-public-housing

 

Del.: Delaware Could Have Less For Housing Assistance If HUD Budget Is Slashed

http://delawarepublic.org/post/delaware-could-have-less-housing-assistance-if-hud-budget-slashed

 

N.C.: Why It Takes More Than A Supermarket To Eliminate A Food Desert

https://portcitydaily.com/local-news/2018/02/19/why-it-takes-more-than-a-supermarket-to-eliminate-a-food-desert/

 

N.C.: How Durham Is Trying To Get Affordable Housing At Light-Rail Stops

http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article201018949.html

 

Miss.: Housing Authority Has Begun Major Renovations

http://www.vicksburgpost.com/2018/02/17/housing-authority-has-begun-major-renovations/

 

Ill.: Skokie Board Approves Federal Funding Plan Benefiting Low And Moderate-Income People

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/skokie/news/ct-skr-community-block-grant-funding-tl-0215-20180219-story.html

 

Calif.: Voucher Change Gives Greater Mobility For Low-Income Residents

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/homelessness/sd-me-housing-vouchers-20180215-story.html

 

February 16

Non-National News

Mass.: MassHousing Provides $13.9 Million Financing to Russell Apartments in Cambridge

http://bostonrealestatetimes.com/masshousing-provides-13-9-million-financing-to-russell-apartments-in-cambridge/

 

Mass.: Job Training Synced With Childcare Gets Boston Mothers Into New Careers

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/boston-pilot-program-syncs-job-training-with-childcare

 

N.H.: Nashua Housing Authority Hopes To Expand; Cites Waiting List For Public Housing

http://www.unionleader.com/Nashua-Housing-Authority-hopes-to-expand-cites-waiting-list-for-public-housing

 

D.C.: D.C. Invests Big in Redevelopment of Neglected Southeast Complex Into Affordable Housing

https://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/housing-complex/blog/20992645/dc-invests-big-in-redevelopment-of-neglected-southeast-complex-into-affordable-housing

 

Ga.: HUD Awards $5 Million For Dekalb Homeless Programs

http://www.ajc.com/news/local/hud-awards-million-for-dekalb-homeless-programs/QL5VC0n9nPjrSHpmLRal6O/

 

Ore.: Trump Tax Cuts Force a Portland Affordable Housing Developer to Cut Costs—By Trimming Wages

http://www.wweek.com/news/city/2018/02/14/trump-tax-cuts-force-a-portland-affordable-housing-developer-to-cut-costs-by-trimming-wages/

 

February 15

National News

‘We Would Literally Not Survive’: How Trump’s Plans For The Social Safety Net Would Affect America’s Poorest

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/we-would-literally-not-survive-how-trumps-plans-for-the-social-safety-net-would-affect-americas-poorest/2018/02/14/11f34f92-10f6-11e8-8ea1-c1d91fcec3fe_story.html?utm_term=.2d0fbbc6ea3d

 

Non-National News

Maine: City Council Amenable To Public Housing Pitch

http://sentry.mainelymediallc.com/news/2018-02-14/Front_Page/City_council_amenable_to_public_housing_pitch.html

 

Ala.: Housing Authority Announces ‘Campus Of Hope’ For East Birmingham

http://www.birminghamtimes.com/2018/02/housing-authority-announces-campus-of-hope-for-east-birmingham/

 

Wis.: Federal Officials Award $240,000 To SET Ministry To Help Public Housing Residents Find Jobs

https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2018/02/14/federal-officials-award-240-000-set-ministry-help-public-housing-residents-find-jobs/338604002/

 

Texas: Disabled Man Kicked Off Housing Program For Inspection Problem

http://abc13.com/home/disabled-man-turns-to-abc13-after-housing-problem/3085498/

 

Mont.: Bozeman Hires The City’s First Affordable Housing Manager

https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/city/bozeman-hires-the-city-s-first-affordable-housing-manager/article_33e5cbe9-264c-5dd5-874b-4cec0945cd13.html

 

February 14

NAHRO News

February 15, 2018 Monitor

http://www.nahro.org/node/403/year/2018/month/2/date/0

 

FY 2019 President’s Budget Request: Community Development

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/fy-2019-president%E2%80%99s-budget-request-community-development

 

FY 2019 President’s Budget Request: Section 8 Programs

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/fy-2019-president%E2%80%99s-budget-request-section-8-programs

 

FY 2019 President’s Budget Request: Public Housing Programs

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/fy-2019-president%E2%80%99s-budget-request-public-housing-programs

 

International News

Australia: Sirius Sub-Letting Case Adjourned As Lawyers Fail To Produce Evidence

https://au.news.yahoo.com/nsw/a/38959201/mum-and-daughter-in-court-after-sub-letting-public-housing-unit/

 

National News

Big Questions Ahead For New Tax Incentive Targeting Poor Communities

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/big-questions-ahead-for-new-tax-incentive-targeting-underinvested-communiti

 

The Age-Friendly City Can't Just Be for the Wealthy

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/02/the-age-friendly-city-cant-just-be-for-the-wealthy/553007/

 

Non-National News

Puerto Rico: Half Of Puerto Rico’s Housing Was Built Illegally. Then Came Hurricane Maria.

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article199948699.html

 

N.C.: Asheville's Lee Walker Heights Born From Segregation, Social Improvement Desires

http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2018/02/13/ashevilles-lee-walker-heights-born-out-segregation-social-improvement-desires/322937002/

 

Wis.: HUD Awards $240,000 To Help Milwaukee Public Housing Families

https://www.tmj4.com/news/local-news/hud-awards-240000-to-help-milwaukee-public-housing-families

 

Ill.: Despite Cuts In Proposed White House Budget, HUD Spokesman Says ACHA Won't Feel The Squeeze This Year

http://thesouthern.com/news/local/acha/despite-cuts-in-proposed-white-house-budget-hud-spokesman-says/article_d287e41b-3b1c-59b4-90e5-60ac8f0729ca.html

 

Mo.: Renovated Kitchens Coming To Dulle Tower

http://www.newstribune.com/news/local/story/2018/feb/14/renovated-kitchens-coming-dulle-tower/713370/

 

Texas: Council Oks Plan For New Beaumont Housing Project

https://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Council-OKs-plan-for-new-Beaumont-housing-project-12611356.php

 

Texas: Austin Housing Authority Celebrates 80 Years

http://my.tvey.es/c2XZe

 

Colo.: RiNo Zoning Change Approved In Exchange For Affordable Housing

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/02/13/rino-zoning-change/

 

February 13

NAHRO News

FY 2019 Proposed Budget Slashes HUD Funding (login required)

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/fy-2019-proposed-budget-slashes-hud-funding

 

NAHRO CEO Adrianne Todman Responds to Proposed FY 2019 Budget

http://www.nahro.org/nahro-ceo-adrianne-todman-responds-proposed-fy-2019-budget

 

National News

White House Proposes to Slash HUD Programs

http://www.housingfinance.com/policy-legislation/white-house-proposes-to-slash-hud-programs_o

 

Trump’s Budget Hits Poor Americans The Hardest

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/02/12/trumps-budget-hits-poor-americans-the-hardest/?utm_term=.33da0799bc5d

 

White House Budget Calls For Deep Cuts To HUD

https://www.npr.org/2018/02/13/585255697/white-house-budget-calls-for-deep-cuts-to-hud

 

Non-National News

Mass.: Worcester Housing Community to Undergo Major Renovation With $16.4 Million in MassHousing Financing

http://bostonrealestatetimes.com/worcester-housing-community-to-undergo-major-renovation-with-16-4-million-in-masshousing-financing/

 

Fla.: Advocates Say Puerto Rican Crisis Is Reason To Take Affordable Housing Seriously

http://news.wfsu.org/post/advocates-say-puerto-rican-crisis-reason-take-affordable-housing-seriously

 

Wash.: Seattle DOT Plans to Remove Hostile Architecture

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/seattle-dot-plans-to-remove-hostile-architecture

 

February 12

NAHRO News

Urge Lawmakers to Provide Robust Funding to HUD, Quickly Finalize FY 2018

http://www.nahro.org/nahro-advocacy

 

Congress Approves Budget Deal, Ends Brief Shutdown

https://nahroblog.org/2018/02/09/congress-approves-budget-deal-ends-brief-shutdown/

 

Congress Creates Opportunity Zone Program

https://nahroblog.org/2018/02/09/congress-creates-opportunity-zone-program/

 

Non-National News

Ohio: Exhibit Captures History, Vibrancy Of Poindexter Village

http://www.dispatch.com/news/20180210/exhibit-captures-history-vibrancy-of-poindexter-village

 

Ill.: The History Of Chicago's Public Housing In 'High-Risers'

https://www.npr.org/2018/02/10/584757785/the-history-of-chicagos-public-housing-in-high-risers

 

Neb.: Lincoln Housing Authority Appoints Chris Lamberty As New Executive Director

http://journalstar.com/news/local/lincoln-housing-authority-appoints-chris-lamberty-as-new-executive-director/article_fa09fef3-40b3-5da2-baee-4d006629cf86.html

 

Colo.: Denver Is About To Let Rino Developers Build Higher If They Chip In Affordable Housing. Will It Make A Difference?

https://www.denverpost.com/2018/02/12/denver-rino-higher-buildings-affordable-housing/

 

Calif.: State Lawmakers Want To Restore An Urban Renewal And Affordable Housing Program. But It's Complicated

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-urban-renewal-program-returns-20180212-story.html

 

Calif.: Getting Homeless People Off California Streets Is Tough. One Lawmaker Has An Idea.

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article199579974.html

 

February 9

NAHRO News

HUD Publishes Notice on FY 2017 Set-Aside Tenant-Protection Vouchers

https://nahroblog.org/2018/02/08/hud-publishes-notice-on-fy-2017-set-aside-tenant-protection-vouchers/

 

National News

A Cold Night on a West Coast Street

https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2018-02-08/west-coast-homelessness-the-downside-of-hot-economies

 

Non-National News

Maine: More Than $450K Awarded To Two Maine Housing Programs

http://www.mainebiz.biz/article/20180208/NEWS01/180209946

 

Vt.: Bond Raises $37M For Affordable Housing

http://www.wcax.com/content/news/Bond-raises-37M-for-affordable-housing-473438563.html

 

N.Y.: Sisters’ Quiet Life of Prayer Disrupted by an Affordable Housing Fight

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/08/nyregion/sisters-greenburgh-affordable-housing.html

 

Pa.: Parking Tax Revenue Would Pay For New Affordable Housing Units, Under URA Plan

http://wesa.fm/post/parking-tax-revenue-would-pay-new-affordable-housing-units-under-ura-plan#stream/0

 

Md.: Tenants Evicted Improperly From Baltimore's Privatized Public Housing, Complaint Alleges

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-public-housing-evictions-20180208-story.html

 

Ala.: Birmingham Police To Give Away Gun Locks In South Precinct Public Housing Communities

http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2018/02/birmingham_police_to_give_away.html

 

Ill.: Thebes Public Housing Residents Told To Relocate

http://www.wsiltv.com/story/37464363/thebes-public-housing-residents-told-to-relocate

 

February 8

NAHRO News

HUD to Release CDBG-DR Notice for 2017 Disasters

https://nahroblog.org/2018/02/07/hud-to-release-cdbg-dr-notice-for-2017-disasters/

 

National News

Here’s What Happens To HUD If The Government Shuts Down

https://www.curbed.com/2018/2/8/16990554/hud-government-shut-down

 

House Leaders Scramble To Win Support For Budget Deal Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/house-leaders-scramble-to-win-support-for-budget-deal-ahead-of-midnight-deadline/2018/02/08/4812e996-0cd9-11e8-8b0d-891602206fb7_story.html

 

Non-National News

Ct.: Report: 'Affordable' Housing Still Out Of Balance In Connecticut

http://www.courant.com/business/hc-biz-connecticut-affordable-housing-report-20180206-story.html

 

N.Y.: New York City Settles Over Toddler's Stabbing in Elevator

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/new-york/articles/2018-02-07/new-york-city-settles-over-toddlers-stabbing-in-elevator

 

N.Y.: Erie County Receives $5 Million To Fight Homelessness

http://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/buffalo/news/2018/02/07/erie-county-receives--5-million-to-fight-homelessness-

 

N.J.: Orange Housing Authority Manager Cristina Mateo Buys Her First Home in Orange

https://www.tapinto.net/towns/east-orange-slash-orange/articles/orange-housing-authority-manager-cristina-mateo-b

 

Ala.: Daleville Receives $450,000 Water Grant

http://www.southeastsun.com/daleville/article_2b517142-0c34-11e8-b03b-0bc2cdb142ca.html

 

Mich.: How The Lack Of Affordable Housing Led A Family To Homelessness

http://www.wzzm13.com/news/local/outreach/no-place/how-the-lack-of-affordable-housing-led-a-family-to-homelessness/515752176

 

Minn.: Minneapolis Welcomes New North Side Affordable Housing Development

http://www.fox9.com/news/minneapolis-welcomes-new-affordable-housing-on-north-side

 

Calif.: Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant

https://lasentinel.net/watts-rising-collective-awarded-35-million-grant.html

 

February 7

National News

Trump Considering New Work Requirements, Raising Rent For Federally Subsidized Housing: Report

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/372636-trump-considering-adding-work-requirements-for-people-in-federally

 

The Rise of 'Digital Poorhouses'

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/02/the-rise-of-digital-poorhouses/552161/

 

Non-National News

Puerto Rico: Special Report: In Puerto Rico, A Housing Crisis U.S. Storm Aid Won't Solve

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-puertorico-housing-specialreport/special-report-in-puerto-rico-a-housing-crisis-u-s-storm-aid-wont-solve-idUSKBN1FQ211

 

Mass.: Libraries, Fire Stations Might Include Public Housing

http://dailyfreepress.com/2018/02/06/libraries-fire-stations-might-include-public-housing/

 

N.Y.: Outreach Workers Combat Street Homelessness on the Front Lines

https://www.wnyc.org/story/outreach-workers-combat-street-homelessness-front-lines/

 

N.Y.: NYCHA Grilled Over 82 Percent Heat Failure Rate In Public Housing

http://abc7ny.com/home/nycha-grilled-over-82-percent-public-housing-heat-failure-rate/3043772/

 

Va.: Bristol Redevelopment And Housing Authority Transitions With New CEO

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/bristol-redevelopment-and-housing-authority-transitions-with-new-ceo/article_c7cd2591-8d5a-58cc-a952-69ad4b99bc97.html

 

Va.: Interim CEO Responds After RRHA Reaches Nearly $1 Million Settlement With Over-Billed Tenants

http://wric.com/2018/02/06/interim-ceo-responds-after-rrha-reaches-nearly-1-million-settlement-with-over-billed-tenants/

 

N.C.: Asheville's Oldest Public Housing Complex Wins Millions For Makeover

http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2018/02/06/asheville-oldest-public-housing-complex-wins-millions-dollars-makeover/312841002/

 

Mich.: Detroit’s ‘Heidelberg Project’ Looks Toward Impactful Community Development

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/detroits-heidelberg-project-looks-toward-impactful-community-development

 

February 6

International News

Canada: Nova Scotia Argues That Supported Housing For Disabled Is Not A Right

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/disabled-institutions-community-care-human-rights-1.4520610

 

Malaysia: WUF9 Input Will Help Re-Planning Of National Public Housing - Noh Omar

http://malaysiandigest.com/frontpage/282-main-tile/721482-wuf9-input-will-help-re-planning-of-national-public-housing-noh-omar.html

 

Non-National News

Mass.: Statewide Efforts Target Affordable Housing Shortage

http://www.telegram.com/news/20180205/statewide-efforts-target-affordable-housing-shortage

 

N.Y.: See The Affordable Housing Developed In NYC Since 2014 In One Handy Map

https://ny.curbed.com/2018/2/5/16965170/affordable-housing-new-york-map-hpd

 

Fla.: Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz Say He's 'Living Proof Of American Dream' At Boys & Girls Club Event

https://www.tcpalm.com/story/money/business/2018/02/06/starbucks-chairman-howard-schultz-say-hes-living-proof-american-speaks-boys-girls-club-martin-county/308745002/

 

Ill.: The Towers Came Down, and With Them the Promise of Public Housing

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/06/magazine/the-towers-came-down-and-with-them-the-promise-of-public-housing.html

 

February 5

International News

Australia: Tesla And Australia Will Turn 50,000 Homes Into A Virtual Solar Power Plant

https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/australia-tesla-virtual-solar-power-plant/

 

National News

Carson Calls For HUD Inspector General To Review His Family’s Role At The Department

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2018/02/02/carson-calls-for-hud-inspector-general-to-review-his-familys-role-at-the-department/?utm_term=.56fdf7679988

 

HUD May Push New Work Requirements For Public Housing Residents

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/02/hud-floats-work-requirements-for-public-housing-residents/552173/

 

Non-National News

U.S. Virgin Islands: USVI Receives $243 Million HUD Grant For Recovery

http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/news/usvi-receives-million-hud-grant-for-recovery/article_e90fede5-629b-53fe-b97f-be09d54ed9ab.html

 

Puerto Rico: HUD Awards $1.5 Billion To Help Puerto Rico Recover From Hurricanes Irma And Maria

https://www.stl.news/hud-awards-1-5-billion-help-puerto-rico-recover-hurricanes-irma-maria/79164/

 

N.C.: Gateway Freedom Center To Relaunch Housing, Substance Abuse Recovery Program For Men

http://www.salisburypost.com/2018/02/04/gateway-freedom-center-to-relaunch-housing-substance-abuse-recovery-program-for-men/

 

Mo.: Three Light Luxury Apartments Are Headed Downtown. But Where’s The Affordable Housing?

http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article198207929.html

 

Colo.: Lafayette May Increase Affordable Housing Fee To Meet Rising Projects, Costs

http://www.dailycamera.com/lafayette-news/ci_31639696/lafayette-may-increase-affordable-housing-fee-meet-rising

 

Calif.: Battling Homelessness And Hepatitis A, San Diego Employs Tent Structures To Help

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/battling-homelessness-hepatitis-san-diego-employs-tent-structures-help-n844556

 

February 2

National News

Are We Worried Sick About the Rent?

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/01/rent-anxiety-is-making-us-sick/551660/?utm_source=SFTwitter

 

Rent Control: a Reckoning

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/01/rent-control-a-reckoning/551168/

 

Non-National News

Pa.: City Launches New Program To Help Renters Facing Eviction

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/31/city-launches-new-program-to-help-renters-facing-eviction

 

Tenn.: Nashville’s New Affordable Housing Policies — Slow Out The Gate — Now Face Budget Slash

https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/31/nashville-new-affordable-housing-policies-slow-out-gate-now-face-budget-slash/1074878001/

 

Ill.: New Housing Authority Director Isn't One To Take Job Sitting Down

http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2018-02-01/new-housing-authority-director-isnt-one-take-job-sitting-down.html

 

Calif.: New Affordable Housing Units Planned In San Luis Obispo

http://www.ksby.com/story/37399112/new-affordable-housing-units-planned-in-san-luis-obispo

 

Calif.: Volunteers Count Homeless In Marion, Polk Counties

http://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/homeless/volunteers-count-homeless-in-marion-polk-counties/283-513399997

 

February 1

NAHRO News

NAHRO CEO Adrianne Todman Responds to State of the Union Address

http://www.nahro.org/nahro-ceo-adrianne-todman-responds-state-union-address

 

National News

Officials Raised Ethics Concerns Over Ben Carson's Son Assisting HUD Event: Report

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/371661-hud-officials-worried-about-involvement-of-ben-carsons-son-in

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: Documentary Project Will Literally Shed Light On The South Bronx

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/documentary-project-will-literally-shed-light-on-the-south-bronx

 

N.Y.: City To Spend $200 Million To Upgrade Heating Systems At NYCHA Houses

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/01/31/nycha-heating-investment/

 

Fla.: After Beckham Announcement, Fake Eviction Notices Pop Up At Public Housing Community

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2018/01/31/david-beckham-eviction-fake-public-housing/

 

Wis.: Critics Raise Concerns With Walker's Proposed Welfare Changes

https://www.wpr.org/critics-raise-concerns-walkers-proposed-welfare-changes

 

Texas: Bastrop Affordable Housing Project Meets Mostly Opposition At Hearing

http://www.statesman.com/news/local/bastrop-affordable-housing-project-meets-mostly-opposition-hearing/2Df19rawWQNhfMridFGo3K/

 

Calif.: L.A.'S Homelessness Surged 75% In Six Years. Here's Why The Crisis Has Been Decades In The Making

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-homeless-how-we-got-here-20180201-story.html