June 2014 HCD News Clips

June 30, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD AWARDS NEARLY $120 MILLION TO FOUR COMMUNITIES TO REVITALIZE HOUSING, SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2014/HUDNo_14-086

Bill would prioritize citizens: FAS migrants could wait longer for public housing

http://www.guampdn.com/article/20140630/NEWS01/306300002/Bill-would-prioritize-citizens-FAS-migrants-could-wait-longer-public-housing

World News

Prince Charles Was Right about Housing

http://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/485473/Prince-Charles-People-doubted-my-views-but-I-was-right-all-along-about-housing

National News

Indian Housing Training Conference

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/06/28/indian-housing-training-conference-focuses-future-generations-155374

Non-National News

San Francisco, Calif.: New Ideas for Ending Chronic Homelessness

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/S-F-s-new-ideas-for-ending-chronic-homelessness-5587372.php

Atlanta, Ga.: 17 Homeless Families Finally Find Homes, But Gov. Wants Them Out

http://www.care2.com/causes/17-homeless-atlanta-families-finally-found-a-home-but-now-the-government-wants-them-out.html

Ashville, N.C.: How Many Homeless Kids is Enough? (Op Ed)

http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2014/06/29/column-number-homeless-kids-ok/11724373/

June 27, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD: Maternity Leave Discrimination Allegations Settled

http://dsnews.com/news/06-26-2014/hud-allegations-settled-maternity-leave-discrimination

Obama Administration Expands Affordable Housing Plan

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/sns-rt-us-usa-housing-20140626,0,976219.story

Non-National News

Butte, Mont.: Old School To Be Converted Into Housing

http://mtstandard.com/news/local/housing-slated-for-old-school-owners-of-long-vacant-greeley/article_456ec414-fdb8-11e3-af32-0019bb2963f4.html

San Rafael, Calif: Hundreds Line Up For Housing Subsidies

http://www.marinij.com/marinnews/ci_26034178/hundreds-line-up-marin-housing-subsidies

New Orleans, La.: HANO Selects New Exec. Director

http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/06/hano_selects_new_executive_dir.html

San Francisco, Calif.: Campaign to Reduce LGBTQ Homelessness

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_26040737/san-francisco-launches-campaign-reduce-lgbtq-homelessness

Seattle, Wash.: Affordable Housing Best Practices?

http://crosscut.com/2014/06/26/community-idea-lab/120739/affordable-housing-seattle-city-council/

June 26, 2014

HUD/Administration News

Senate Panel Backs Julian Castro Nomination

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/06/25/usa-housing-nominee-idINL2N0P60TM20140625

The Healthy House Initiative

http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2017695

Donovan OMB Nomination Advances in the Senate

http://www.federaltimes.com/article/20140625/MGMT/306250010/Donovan-OMB-nomination-advances-Senate?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CAdvice%20&%20Opinion%7Cp

National News

State of the Nation’s Housing 2014

http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/sites/jchs.harvard.edu/files/sonhr14-color-full.pdf

Making Sense of Federal Housing Law (blog)

http://www.cato.org/blog/making-sense-federal-housing-law-once-more-feeling

Non-National News

 Akron, Ohio: Public and Private Sector Unite to Purge Poverty

http://www.ohio.com/news/local/public-sector-nonprofits-unite-to-purge-poverty-from-summit-lake-1.499306

Syracuse, N.Y.: Feds say pay $15M by friday or city risks losing programs

http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/06/feds_to_syracuse_pay_15_million_by_friday_or_risk_losing_city_lead_program.html

Salem, N.H.: Grant helps Salem expand, adds jobs

http://www.unionleader.com/article/20140625/NEWHAMPSHIRE1411/140629309/0/FRONTPAGE

Los Angeles. Calif.: LA is the most difficult place to find affordable housing

http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-affordable-housing-20140626-story.html

June 25, 2014

HUD/Administration News

John Gross associate Walter Weiss is sentenced in fake bid scheme

 http://www.niagara-gazette.com/local/x1927816978/John-Gross-associate-Walter-Weiss-is-sentenced-in-fake-bid-scheme

World News

Ireland: Ending Homelessness in 2016 is Achievable If…

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/end-to-homelessness-by-2016-achievable-if-funding-available-1.1844122

England: Homelessness figures hide increasing suffering

http://www.24dash.com/news/communities/2014-06-25-Homelessness-figures-hiding-increasing-suffering#.U6rUofldVHM

Australia:  Ex-Prisoners Have Some of the Highest Rates of Homelessness

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-25/australian-study-of-ex-prisoners-finds-high-rates-homelessness/5548430

National News

Jamie Dimon Touts Program Aimed At Young Men of Color

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/jamie-dimon-touts-program-aimed-at-young-men-of-color/

Non-National News

 Washington, D.C.: Housing is a Big Part of Inequality in Washington

http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/23352/housing-is-a-big-part-of-inequality-in-washington-we-need-more-housing-and-more-affordable-housing-/

Quincy, Mass.: Mold, bugs and Despair

http://www.patriotledger.com/article/20140625/NEWS/306259983/12344/NEWS

Trenton, N.J.: Plummeting Homelessness Rates in Mercer County Turns Heads

http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2014/06/plummeting_homelessness_rates_in_mercer_county_turn_heads_on_local_national_stage.html

Hollywood, Calif.: LGBT Seniors Struggle for Affordable Housing

http://www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2014/06/24/38040/after-i-do-lgbt-seniors-struggle-for-affordable-ho/

Brooklyn, N.Y.: Domestic Violence Groups Push For More Housing for Homeless

http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/domestic-violence-groups-nycha-apartments-homeless-blog-entry-1.1842228

June 24, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD Names Diaz as new CIO

http://www.federalnewsradio.com/485/3649531/HUD-names-Diaz-as-new-CIO

Julian Castro is Obama’s newest climate denizen

http://www.govexec.com/management/2014/06/julian-castro-obamas-newest-climate-denizen/87043/?oref=river

Video of the Week

Confronting Homelessness in the Suburbs

https://greatcities.uic.edu/2014/06/23/confronting-homelessness-in-the-suburbs/

World News

Australia: Berry pushes for tenants to remain in the city

http://www.theage.com.au/act-news/yvette-berry-pushes-for-northbourne-public-housing-tenants-to-remain-in-the-city-20140624-zsjfx.html

Non-National News

 Trenton, N.J.: Democrats Fail To Override Christie’s Veto

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/new_jersey/20140624_N_J__Democrats_fail_to_override_Christie_veto_of_Sandy_bill.html

Chelsea, Mass.: Jailed housing official admits illegal fund-raising for Murray

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/06/23/chelsea-housing-official-mclaughlin-pleads-guilty-again-this-time-for-illegal-political-fundraising/JjKMsHjbcz6XhZcKBSavhI/story.html

Asheville, N.C.: Residents facing unprecedented overhaul

http://www.carolinapublicpress.org/19592/asheville-public-housing-agency-residents-facing-unprecedented-overhaul

Troy, N.Y.: Schumer, Rosamilia advocate for city’s CDBG funding

http://www.troyrecord.com/general-news/20140623/schumer-rosamilia-advocate-for-citys-cdbg-funding

June 23, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD Provides Additional Funds for nearly 900 Local Homeless Programs across the Country

http://usich.gov/media_center/news/hud-provides-additional-funds-for-nearly-900-local-homeless-programs-across

World News

Israel: Minister: New Public Housing in the Coming Months

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/Flash.aspx/296212#.U6hQ__ldVUg

National News

Frankie Valli Remembers Home

http://online.wsj.com/articles/frankie-valli-recalls-a-boyhood-home-1403119946

Non-National News

Durham, N.C.: Durham, Chapel Hill to receive affordable housing grants

http://www.heraldsun.com/news/showcase/x2058988562/Durham-Chapel-Hill-to-receive-affordable-housing-grants

Utah: In our opinion: Utah’s Housing First program proves successful (Op Ed)

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605568/Utahs-Housing-First-program-proves-successful-with-large-decrease-in-chronic-homelessness-in-past.html?pg=all

Portland, Maine: 77 Chronically Homeless Placed in Permanent Housing

http://www.wlbz2.com/story/news/local/portland/2014/06/20/homeless-people-placed-into-housing/11035777/

Boston, Mass.: Rehabs improve energy efficiency at Roslindale complex

http://west-roxbury.wickedlocal.com/article/20140620/NEWS/140629444

Columbia, Miss.: Two Columbia Housing Authority projects receive funds for development, renovation

http://www.columbiamissourian.com/a/175967/two-columbia-housing-authority-projects-receive-funds-for-development-renovation/

Indianapolis, Ind.: Homelessness exploding in suburban schools

http://www.indystar.com/story/news/local/johnson-county/2014/06/22/homelessness-exploding-suburban-schools/11122233/

Providence, R.I.: More jobs, easing zoning rules, state aid all key to making housing in R.I. affordable

http://www.providencejournal.com/breaking-news/content/20140621-more-jobs-easing-zoning-rules-state-aid-all-key-to-making-housing-in-r.i.-affordable.ece

New York, N.Y.: New York City Leaders Reach Accord on $75 Billion Budget

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/21/nyregion/de-blasio-and-city-council-reach-deal-on-75-billion-budget.html?_r=0

June 20, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD Provides Funds to Nearly 900 Homeless Shelters

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2014/HUDNo_14-077

FHA ANNOUNCES NEW GUIDANCE PROHIBITING DECEPTIVE MARKETING

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2014/HUDNo_14-078

World News

England: How Cities Use Design to Drive Homeless People Away

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/06/how-cities-use-design-to-drive-homeless-people-away/373067/

Montreal: Those anti-homeless spikes are gone. Now what?

http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Those+anti+homeless+spikes+gone+what/9955612/story.html

Singapore: Govt mulls extending housing grants to elderly parents

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/govt-mulls-extending/1183416.html

Non-National News

 Boston, Mass.: $4.2 million released for 37 local homeless assistance programs

http://www.leominsterchamp.com/news/2014-06-20/Neighborhoods/

New Columbia, Ore.: New Columbia, neighborhood with state's largest public housing complex, sees decline in crime, uptick in community spirit

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/06/new_columbia_states_largest_pu.html

Charleston, S.C.: Where Homeless Do a 180

http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20140620/PC1002/140629954/1022/where-homeless-do-a-180

Norwick, Conn.: Norwich City Council approves $673,089 in grant allocations

http://www.theday.com/article/20140619/NWS01/306199489/1019

June 19, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD Releases Sandy Rebuilding Report

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=sandy-rebuilding-0614.pdf

World News

Great Britain: Housing Rent Deposits Rise 50% Since 2007

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2014/jun/18/housing-rent-deposits-rise-50-percent-since-2007

Non-National News

West Valley City, Utah: Affordable Housing is a Growing Concern for Lawmakers

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605410/Affordable-housing-a-growing-concern-across-the-spectrum-officials-tell-state-lawmakers.html

Ohio: The Health Impact Assessment

http://www.ohiohome.org/research/documents/HIA.pdf

Philadelphia, Pa.: PHA, building-trades unions agree to cut labor costs

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/20140619_PHA__building-trades_unions_agree_to_cut_labor_costs.html

Chattanooga, Tenn.: Room to grow: Chattanooga Housing Authority offers kids insight on careers, work

http://timesfreepress.com/news/2014/jun/19/room-grow-chattanooga-housing-authority-offers-kid/?breakingnews

Buffalo, N.Y.: City Has to Revamp System for Using HUD’s Community Development Funds (Op Ed)

http://www.buffalonews.com/opinion/city-has-to-revamp-system-for-using-huds-community-development-funds-20140619

June 18, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD Nominee Castro Urges Congress to End Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Duopoly

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/06/17/hud-nominee-castro-urges-congress-to-end-fannie-mae-and-freddie-mac-duopoly/

First Lady Challenges Mayors to End Veteran Homelessness

http://friendshipplace.wordpress.com/2014/06/17/first-lady-challenges-mayors-to-end-veteran-homelessness/

World News

Australia: Attention to Homelessness Set To Surge Post Budget

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/homelessness-set-to-surge-post-budget-20140618-zsagm.html

National News

Many Displaced By Superstorm Sandy Still Waiting For Housing Help

http://online.wsj.com/articles/many-displaced-by-superstorm-sandy-still-wait-for-housing-help-1403060886

The new campaign for social housing is something to Shout about

http://www.theguardian.com/housing-network/2014/jun/18/social-housing-campaign-shout-john-healey

Non-National News

Edinburg, Va.: Housing Authority Students Win Scholarships For College

 http://www.yourvalleyvoice.com/news/three-edinburg-housing-authority-students-win-scholarships-for-college/article_af43fa2a-f594-11e3-9dba-0019bb2963f4.html

Honolulu, Hawaii: State Tackles Housing and Homelessness in 2014 Session

http://www.hawaiireporter.com/state-tackles-housing-and-homelessness-in-2014-session/123/comment-page-1

Phoenix, Ariz: Local Artist Using Music To Bring Awareness to Public Housing

http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/uponsun/2014/06/local_artist_meagan_gipson_a_finalist_in_rethinks_song_contest.php

Silicon Valley, Cali.: Who is footing the bill for housing crisis?

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2014/06/17/whos-footing-the-bill-for-silicon-valleys-housing.html

June 17, 2014

HUD/Administration News

Why HUD chief nominee Julian Castro should stress his workhorse credentials at his confirmation hearing

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/06/17/why-hud-chief-nominee-julian-castro-should-stress-his-workhorse-credentials-at-his-confirmation-hearing/

Mel Watt’s Affordable Housing Question

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/06/affordable-housing-mel-watt-107919.html

Video of the Week

Rep. Ellison Calls for Fair Housing Budget

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tM4Z7atWCk&feature=youtu.be

Non-National News

Boston, Mass.: Learning Center Opens In Bromley-Heath Housing Development

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/06/16/mayor-walsh-celebrates-opening-learning-center-bromley-heath-housing-development/YypxOMr6AtoTQSy3H757OO/story.html

Pierre, S.D.: HSAS receives CDBG

http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/communities/hot-springs/community/hsas-receives-cdbg/article_5b80c1c4-f57c-11e3-a5a2-0019bb2963f4.html

Bronx, N.Y.: Top Notch Affordable Housing (Blog)

http://www.justmeans.com/blogs/top-notch-affordable-housing

Chattanooga, Tenn.: Using Parking Meters to Curb Homelessness

http://www.govtech.com/local/Chattanooga-Using-Parking-Meters-to-Curb-Homelessness.html

Cyprus, Texas:  Residents Fighting Proposed Section 8 Housing

http://abc13.com/home/residents-fighting-proposed-section-8-housing/113151/

June 16, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD awards $70 Million to Tribes

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/06/13/hud-70-million-available-tribes-improve-housing-address-mold-removal-155287

Obama Scorecard Highlights Rebound on New and Existing Homes

http://nationalmortgageprofessional.com/news49730/obama-scorecard-highlights-rebound-sale-new-and-existing-homes

National Disaster Resilience Competition

http://www.officialwire.com/pr/fact-sheet-national-disaster-resilience-competition/

World News

Chile: Are Half Homes Answer To Affordable Housing?

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605159/Are-half-sized-houses-the-answer-to-affordable-housing.html

United Kingdom: Literacy is key to tackling homelessness

http://www.insidehousing.co.uk/care/government-failing-on-homelessness-literacy-levels-says-report/7004174.article

Hungary: The Hunger King

http://www.theguardian.com/world/shortcuts/2014/jun/15/hunger-king-hungary-artwork-plight-homeless-jani-leinonen

National News

How Good Data Can Help Elderly Age in Community (Blog)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robyn-stone/how-good-data-can-help-lo_b_5488917.html

Non-National News

Southampton, NY:  Affordable Housing Coming to Southampton

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/towns/southampton-gives-go-ahead-to-affordable-housing-complex-1.8453963

Philadelphia, PA.: Housing the homeless is key to controlling costs

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/fieldclinic/Theres-No-Place-Like-Home-in-Health-Care-Housing-the-Homeless-is-Key-to-Controlling-Costs.html

Minneapolis, Minn.: Proposals pour in for piece of Minnesota's $100M housing fund

http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/263119851.html 

San Antonio, Texas: SAHA joins Habitat for Humanity

 

http://www.saha.org/eblast/habitat.html

 

June 13, 2014

Non-National News

 Jacksonville, Fla.: City Vows Changes After HUD Review

http://www.actionnewsjax.com/content/topstories/story/City-vows-changes-after-HUD-review/HeOZJyDcvU28yFsQYBx8kA.cspx

Chapel Hill, N.C.: Housing Process at Odds With Chapel Hill’s Values (Op Ed)

http://www.chapelhillnews.com/2014/06/12/3931811/commentary-housing-policy-at-odds.html

Missouri: From Homeless to Hero

http://www.advocate.com/youth/2014/06/13/homeless-hero-morgan-keenan

Philadelphia, Pa.: Project Gives Homeless Veterans A Voice

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/one_step_away/Project-gives-homeless-war-veterans-a-voice.html

Austin, Texas: First Affordable-Housing Community in Downtown Austin in 45 Years Marks Construction Progress; Set to Open in October

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140612-910110.html

Grand Island, N.Y.: Congressman Wins Approval to Protect Community Development Funds

http://www.wnypapers.com/news/article/current/2014/06/12/116468/higgins-wins-approval-for-amendment-to-protect-community-development-block-grant-funds-to-niagara-falls

Lynchburg, Va.: Virginian closing its doors

 

http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/virginian-closing-its-doors/article_715cb2e0-f1e0-11e3-96b0-0017a43b2370.html

June 12, 2014

World News

Pacific Islands: Housing Crisis Worsens Urban Inequality

http://www.iede.co.uk/news/2014_4736/housing-crisis-worsens-urban-inequality-pacific-islands

National News

Obama Budget Nominee To Focus On Efficiency

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-06-11/obama-budget-nominee-to-focus-on-efficiency-cutting-deficit

How 100,000 Homeless Found A Home

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2014/06/11/3447114/100k-homes-homeless/

Non-National News

Baltimore, Md.: Residents, union workers protest sale of public housing

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2014-06-11/news/bs-md-public-housing-sale-protest-20140611_1_rental-assistance-demonstration-program-housing-authority-bel-park-tower

San Francisco, Calif.: GRADUATES WHO GREW UP IN SF PUBLIC HOUSING HONORED

http://abc7news.com/education/graduates-who-grew-up-in-sf-public-housing-honored/108880/

Chicago, Ill.: The Fight To Preserve A Model Public Housing Project (Op Ed)

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/public-housing-authority-lathrop-homes-community-partners/Content?oid=13902268

Burlington, N.J.: Freeholder Homelessness Figures Under No Circumstances Acceptable

http://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/local/freeholder-homelessness-figures-under-no-circumstance-acceptable/article_48cd42a5-af61-5b77-84ca-430b1106b22d.html

Portland, Ore.: Micro-Communities, Solution to Homelessness?

http://koin.com/2014/06/11/micro-communities-solution-to-homelessness/

New York City, N.Y.: Plans to Bridge The Digital Divide

http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2014/06/new-york-citys-plan-to-bridge-the-digital-divide-with-wifi/

Lafayette, La.: Former housing director sentenced in fraud case

 

http://theadvocate.com/home/9430880-125/former-lafayette-housing-director-sentenced

June 11, 2014

HUD/Administration News

White House Slams Cuts In T-HUD Bill

http://www.nationaljournal.com/daily/white-house-slams-cuts-proposed-in-house-transportation-hud-spending-bill-20140609

Why Shaun Donovan Got A Big Hug From The President

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/06/11/why-hud-secretary-shaun-donovan-got-a-big-hug-from-the-president/

World News

Montreal: Homelessness is a problem with no concrete solution

http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Curran+Homelessness+growing+social+problem+with+concrete+solution/9926432/story.html

Australia: Hospitals voice worries for homeless as services are cut by $5mill

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/nsw/hospitals-voice-worries-for-homeless-as-services-receive-5-million-cut-20140610-39vko.html

National News

The Duffy Amendment to fund hunger and homelessness effort passes House

http://wtaq.com/news/articles/2014/jun/11/duffy-amendment-to-fund-hunger-and-homelessness-effort-passes-house/

Non-National News

Seattle, Wash: HOUSING: SEATTLE: Murray Tells Success Stories of Washington State Constituents Helped by Low Income Housing Alliance

http://www.murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/newsreleases?ID=09b84fb1-3be0-433e-9abe-79bc14ebb533

Syracuse, N.Y.: Homeless Families Are Fastest Growing Segment of Those in Crisis

http://centralny.twcnews.com/content/news/744022/homeless-families-are-fastest-growing-segment-of-those-in-crisis/

Washington, D.C.: Unlocking opportunities to help student who are homeless

http://www.dcfpi.org/unlocking-opportunities-helping-students-who-are-homeless-succeed-in-the-classroom

Englewood, Colo.: HUD Settles Fair Housing Act Violation Case

http://nationalmortgageprofessional.com/news49666/HUD-Settles-Another-Fair-Housing-Act-Violation-Case

Springfield, Ill.: ‘Tough Love’ Not always best path for self sufficiency

http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-06-11/housing-homelessness/research-tough-love-not-always-best-path-to-self-sufficiency/a39867-1

June 10, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD May Have Broken Law When It Paid Salary of Senior Advisor

http://www.govexec.com/contracting/2014/06/hud-may-have-broken-law-when-it-paid-salary-senior-advisor/86083/?oref=river

World News

Taiwan: When Housing Policy Turns Sour

http://focustaiwan.tw/news/atod/201406090022.aspx

South Africa: Housing Nightmare in Stark Relief

http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/2014/06/10/housing-nightmare-in-stark-relief

India:Affordable housing top priority for Modi govt

 http://gulfnews.com/gn-focus/indian-properties/affordable-housing-top-priority-for-modi-govt-1.1345169

National News

Affordable Housing Linked to Children’s Intellectual Ability

http://releases.jhu.edu/2014/06/09/affordable-housing-linked-to-childrens-intellectual-ability/

Ryan's Opening Statement: A Progress Report on the War on Poverty: Reforming Federal Aid

http://budget.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=383906

Non-National News

Middletown, Ohio: Middletown pushed to oust poor renters

 http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2014/06/10/middletown-poor-renters-section/10267857/

Lexington, Ky.: Right move on loan for hotel/museum; Aids in preserving building, adding jobs

http://www.kentucky.com/2014/06/10/3283770/right-move-on-loan-for-hotelmuseum.html?sp=/99/349/

Harlem, N.Y.: In Harlem, the Sugar Hill Complex Reimagines Afforable Housing As an Arty Fortress

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/06/sugar-hill-affordable-housing-as-arty-fortress.html?mid=google

Knoxville, Tenn.: KCHA scales back summer program

http://www.galesburg.com/article/20140609/NEWS/140609746/10181/NEWS

Louisville, Ky.: LGBT Fair Housing Forum in Louisville will try to help community stop discrimination

http://www.kyforward.com/our-government/2014/06/10/lgbt-fair-housing-forum-in-louisville-will-try-to-help-community-stop-discrimination/

June 9, 2014

HUD/Administration News

Who Is Julian Castro?

 http://www.allgov.com/news/appointments-and-resignations/secretary-of-housing-and-urban-development-who-is-julian-castro-140609?news=853354

World News

Affordable Housing Push-out Problems in Vancouver, New York and London (Blog)

http://chieforganizer.org/2014/06/08/affordable-housing-push-out-problems-in-vancouver-new-york-and-london/

National News

Affordable Housing Remains Elusive For Working Families

http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20140608/articles/140609910

Homeless College Students and the Fight To Escape Poverty Through Education

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2014/jun/08/homeless-college-students-poverty-education-family-home

Non-National News

Cincinnati, Ohio: Avondale Section 8 Housing Could Be Historic

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2014/06/06/avondale-housing-historic/10076409/

Hialeah, Fla.:  Section 8 Lottery Causes Chaos In Hialeah

http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/06/06/4163319/section-8-housing-lottery-causes.html

Manhattan, N.Y.: Affordable Housing That Is Very Costly

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/08/upshot/affordable-housing-thats-very-costly.html?_r=0 

Dallas, Texas: Dallas Library Gives Homeless Their Own Podcast

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/downtown-dallas/headlines/20140608-dallas-library-gives-homeless-their-own-podcast.ece

 

June 6, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD KICKS OFF NATIONAL HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2014/HUDNo_14-069

National News

The Lives of America’s Homeless

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/06/the-lives-of-americas-homeless/371847/

Non-National News

Cleveland, Ohio: New Cleveland housing project designed for grandparents raising grandkids is long overdue

http://www.cleveland.com/naymik/index.ssf/2014/06/new_cleveland_housing_project.html

Pittsburgh, Pa.: Binion building a safe, modern, efficient HACP

http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2014/06/05/binion-building-a-safe-modern-efficient-hacp/

New York, N.Y.: After Heartbreak, Time for Results (Op. Ed)

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/06/opinion/after-heartbreak-time-for-results.html?_r=0

Brooklyn, N.Y.: Wingate Expands Affordable-Housing Footprint

http://online.wsj.com/articles/wingate-expands-affordable-housing-footprint-1402022932

Seattle, Wash.: How the heck did we get here? A history of affordable housing in Seattle

http://crosscut.com/2014/06/05/community-idea-lab/120124/history-affordable-housing-Seattle/

Homeless Teen Receives Full Scholarship To Georgetown University

http://thatsenuff.com/index.php/2014/05/homeless-teen-receives-full-scholarship-to-georgetown-university-video/

June 5, 2014

HUD/Administration in the News

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES MAYORS CHALLENGE
TO END VETERAN HOMELESSNESS

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2014/HUDNo_14-065

Every Hero Deserves A Home (Blog)

http://blog.hud.gov/index.php/2014/06/04/every-hero-deserves-a-home/

World News

Taiwan: Taiwan property development scandal threatens affordable housing

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/taiwan-property/1137550.html

Kazakhstan: Affordable Housing 2020 Begins Accepting Applications

http://www.astanatimes.com/2014/06/affordable-housing-2020-begins-accepting-applications/

Non-National News

Dauphin County, Pa.:  Dauphin County Housing Authority gets 'high performer' rating

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2014/06/dauphin_county_housing_authori_1.html

San Francisco, Calif.: Successful SF Public Housing Projects Offer Hope for Future 

http://www.beyondchron.org/news/index.php?itemid=12683

Boston, Mass.: State delivers $1.3m in aid for housing

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/north/2014/06/04/housing-authorities-get-improve-public-elderly-family-units/xaVfYC0tOjhzX3C5CEOJqI/story.html

Cincinnati, Ohio: Johnson: Providing quality housing in an era of change (Op. Ed.)

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/opinion/contributors/2014/06/04/johnson-providing-quality-housing-era-change/9981287/

Aurora, Ill.: Aurora Housing Authority OKs settlements after HUD ruling

http://beaconnews.suntimes.com/news/27835853-418/aurora-housing-authority-oks-settlements-after-hud-ruling.html#.U5CPiPldVUg

June 4, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU RELEASE CHARACTERISTICS OF U.S. HOMES IN 2013

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2014/HUDNo_14-064

World News

Australia: QLD Budget Commits $250M to Public Housing

http://www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2014/06/qld-budget-commits-250m-public-housing#

National News

New Report Examines Rising Challenges Facing Youth Aging Out Of The Foster Care System

http://rismedia.com/2014-06-03/new-report-examines-housing-challenges-faced-by-youth-aging-out-of-foster-care/

Non-National News

Lansing, Mich.: One bedroom for every 2 people: Michigan changes housing voucher program so it can help more people

http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2014/06/michigan_housing_voucher_chang.html

Denver, Colo.: Flood-soaked Colorado tourist towns to share $500K for promotion

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_25891266/flood-soaked-colorado-tourist-towns-share-500k-promotion

West Palm Beach, Fla.: HUD gives West Palm 30 days to explain or repay $1.3 million

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/hud-gives-west-palm-30-days-to-explain-or-repay-13/ngDHk/

New York, N.Y.:  De Blasio to Dedicate 750 Public Housing Apartments a Year to Homeless

http://online.wsj.com/articles/de-blasio-to-dedicate-750-public-housing-apartments-a-year-to-homeless-1401820867

Ariz.: veterans spared from homelessness

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/06/03/veterans-va-arizona-phoenix-homeless/9907751/

Milwaukee, Wis.: Homeless advocates applaud new housing development focused on families http://www.milwaukeenns.org/2014/06/04/homeless-advocates-applaud-new-housing-development-focused-on-families/?cat=199#sthash.o4ovznHu.dpuf

Brevard County, Fla.: Hardoon’s Break Ground On Suntree Viera Professional Park

http://spacecoastdaily.com/2014/06/hardoons-break-ground-on-suntree-viera-professional-park/

June 3, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD and State of NJ to Work on Affordable Housing in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

http://nationalmortgageprofessional.com/news49401/HUD-State-NJ-Work-Affordable-Housing-Wake-Hurricane-Sandy

National News

Senate Democrats aim to restore House spending cuts
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/06/senate-democrats-transportation-housing-bill-108-billion-restore-house-cuts-107372.html

Homeless In America (HuffPost Photo Campaign)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/02/homelessness-in-america-photos_n_5430007.html

Non-National News

Washington, DC:  In DC's Fight Against Homelessness, Employment Must Go 'First' (Blog)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeanmichel-giraud/in-dcs-fight-against-home_b_5433064.html

Honolulu, Hawaii: Compassionate Disruption’: Honolulu’s Homelessness Balancing Act

http://www.civilbeat.com/2014/06/arrest-seizures-compassion-honolulu-mayor-kirk-caldwell-handling-homeless/

Cedar Falls, Iowa: Cedar Falls council plans for HUD funding allocation

http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/city-council-plans-for-hud-funding-allocation/article_456b94ab-4eb4-56e8-b8f7-1b8cc64e21ac.html

San Francisco, Calif.: Mayor Details Affordable-Housing Plan

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/03/us/california-mayor-details-affordable-housing-plan.html?_r=0

Ky.: What Louisville could learn about affordable housing from Nashville

http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/blog/morning_call/2014/06/what-louisville-could-learn-about-affordable.html

June 2, 2014

HUD/Administration News

HUD AND NEW JERSEY ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT
TO EXPAND HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY PROGRAMS

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2014/HUDNo_14-062

Non-National News

Ariz.: Shinseki's efforts helped many homeless vets in Phoenix

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/2014/05/31/shinsekis-efforts-helped-many-homeless-vets-phoenix/9803237/

Quincy, Mass.: Braintree housing program helps veterans from being homeless

http://www.patriotledger.com/article/20140531/NEWS/140539482/12662/NEWS

New Iberia, La.: Local Housing Authority raising rent, deposit costs

http://www.iberianet.com/local-housing-authority-raising-rent-deposit-costs/article_24f623a4-e80e-11e3-97b5-0019bb2963f4.html

Honolulu, Hawaii: Dealing with homelessness in Waikiki

http://khon2.com/2014/06/01/dealing-with-homelessness-in-waikiki/

Pittsburgh, Pa.: Section 8 housing vouchers lead to limited neighborhood choices
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/06/01/Housing-vouchers-lead-to-limited-neighborhood-choices-in-Pittsburgh/stories/201406010158