June 2017 Clips

June 27

International News

Canada: Alberta To Spend $1.2 Billion On Affordable Housing

http://m.calgarysun.com/2017/06/26/alberta-to-spend-12-billion-on-affordable-housing

 

Non-National News

Vt.: State Survey Gives Snapshot Of Homelessness Problem In County 

http://www.addisonindependent.com/201706state-survey-gives-snapshot-homelessness-problem-county

 

N.Y.: New York City Launches Program For Tech Startups To Improve Public Housing

http://realtybiznews.com/new-york-city-launches-program-for-tech-startups-to-improve-public-housing/98742609/

 

Pa.: Local Seniors Joining D.C. Rally To Protect Low-Income Housing   

http://www.post-gazette.com/aging-edge/gary-rotstein-s-what-s-new-in-aging/2017/06/26/Trump-HUD-Section-202-senior-low-income-housing-cuts-Presbyterian-SeniorCare-DC-rally/stories/201706260147

 

Nev.: Creating Affordable Housing Options In Northern Nevada  

 

http://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2017/06/24/homelessness-soars-57-increase-salinas/425554001/

June 23

International News:

United Kingdom: Homelessness In England Up 50% Since 2010

http://www.politics.co.uk/news/2017/06/22/homelessness-in-england-up-50-since-2010

 

United Kingdom: $10 Million For Affordable Housing

https://news.gov.scot/news/gbp-10-million-for-affordable-housing

 

Non-National News

Fla.: Milestone Achieved In The Fight To End Homelessness 

http://theapopkavoice.com/milestone-achieved-fight-end-homelessness/

 

N.C.: Cary Approves Controversial Affordable Housing Development

http://wncn.com/2017/06/22/cary-approves-controversial-affordable-housing-development/

 

Ohio. $86M Overhaul Planned to Dayton Public Housing High-Rises, Apartments

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/local/86m-overhaul-planned-dayton-public-housing-high-rises-apartments/UZ7FC9TGOlck9hx4dHpBxK/

 

Wis.: Commission Paves Way For Library Park Project

http://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/commission-paves-way-for-library-park-project/article_2bf8cae7-6656-552e-880d-e9c97bad2b3d.html

June 20

International News

Canada:  Advocate Praises Seniors Social Housing Plan

http://www.torontosun.com/2017/06/19/advocate-praises-seniors-social-housing-plan

 

Non-National News

Pa.: Adams County Grant Program For Low-Income Communities In Jeopardy

http://www.eveningsun.com/story/news/2017/06/19/trump-proposal/392445001/

 

N.C.: Council Presented With Recommendations From Affordable Housing Taskforce

http://www.wect.com/story/35697170/council-presented-with-recommendations-from-affordable-housing-taskforce

 

Fla.:  Sarasota Housing Authority And Libraries Team Up To End ‘Book Deserts’

http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170619/sarasota-housing-authority-and-libraries-team-up-to-end-book-deserts

 

Texas: Denison Approves $2.17M Roadwork Contract

http://www.heralddemocrat.com/news/20170619/denison-approves-217m-roadwork-contract

 

June 16

NAHRO News

HUD Releases New FSS Resources   

https://nahroblog.org/2017/06/15/hud-releases-new-fss-resources/

 

Non-National News

R.I.: New Affordable Housing Units Completed In Providence    

http://www.providencejournal.com/news/20170614/new-affordable-housing-units-completed-in-providence

 

Ohio.: Dayton’s Public Housing Gets Major Funding Boost   

http://www.whio.com/news/dayton-public-housing-gets-major-funding-boost/l5gDdltzk6kCWkPRIAuelN/

 

Calif.: San Diego Hopes Two New Tools Will Curb Homelessness Crisis

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/san-diego-homelessness-crisis-new-tools

 

Calif.: Senior Affordable Housing Growing In Demand

 

http://www.keyt.com/lifestyle/house-and-home/senior-affordable-housing-growing-in-demand/544639664

June 15

NAHRO News

NAHRO Submits Regulatory Reform Comments To HUD  

https://nahroblog.org/2017/06/14/nahro-submits-regulatory-reform-comments-to-hud/

 

Non-National News

Pa.: Two Local Homeless Shelters Merge; Services To Increase   

http://www.phoenixvillenews.com/general-news/20170614/two-local-homeless-shelters-merge-services-to-increase

 

Pa.: County Getting $224K In CDBG Funds  

http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2017/06/county-getting-224k-in-cdbg-funds/

 

Ind.: HUD Hearing Set On West Calumet Demolition

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/news/ct-ptb-east-chicago-demolition-hearing-st-0615-20170614-story.html

 

Mo.: Nevada Police Officer And Mayor Honored With NAHRO Award

http://www.fourstateshomepage.com/news/nevada-police-officer-and-mayor-honored-with-nahro-award/741619049

 

Colo.: More Affordable Housing Under Construction In Denver

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/06/14/affordable-housing-denver-stout24/

June 14

NAHRO News

2017 National Housing Conference Annual Policy Symposium  

https://nahroblog.org/2017/06/14/2017-national-housing-conference-annual-policy-symposium/

 

Non-National News

N.J.: Sayreville Working On Affordable Housing  

http://www.centraljersey.com/news/sayreville-working-on-affordable-housing/article_7db89670-9d07-525e-861d-a22f66286059.html

 

Mo.: NECAC Earns HUD Top Rating In St. Charles County    

http://www.stltoday.com/suburban-journals/stcharles/necac-earns-hud-top-rating-in-st-charles-county/article_d03429f1-0693-5d0d-a9a4-3eb9f28f0a07.html

 

Calif.: City Completes Renovations To Preserve Affordable Family Housing  

https://www.noozhawk.com/article/renovations

 

Calif.: Los Angeles County Supervisors Endorse A Spending Plan For Measure H Homelessness Tax

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-measure-h-spending-approved-20170613-story.html

June 9 

NAHRO News

NAHRO, Cap Offer Free Webinar On PHA-CAA Partnerships  

https://nahroblog.org/2017/06/09/nahro-cap-offer-free-webinar-on-pha-caa-partnerships/

 

National News

Amazon Makes Its Pitch To Low-Income Shoppers

https://www.citylab.com/navigator/2017/06/amazon-makes-its-pitch-to-low-income-shoppers/529470/

 

Non-National News

N.J.: Working To End Homelessness In Cumberland County By 2020

http://www.snjtoday.com/story/35622929/working-to-end-homelessness-in-cumberland-county-by-2020       

 

S.D.: Parkside Village Affordable Housing Project Proposed  

http://www.bhpioneer.com/local_news/parkside-village-affordable-housing-project-proposed/article_a454c68c-4c65-11e7-9675-0b1a710e7af3.html

 

Calif.: US Government Joins Lawsuit Against LA Over Disabled Housing

 

https://therealdeal.com/la/2017/06/08/us-government-joins-lawsuit-against-la-over-disabled-housing/

June 7

NAHRO News

Suspension Of Home 24-Month Commitment Requirement

https://nahroblog.org/2017/06/07/suspension-of-home-24-month-commitment-requirement/

 

Non-National News

Vt.: Vermont GOP Governor Committed To Affordable Housing

http://digital.vpr.net/post/scott-says-affordable-housing-priority-federal-funding-faces-cuts#stream/0

 

Conn.: Town Gets Four-Year Relief From Dreaded State Affordable Housing Law

http://ncadvertiser.com/101331/town-gets-four-year-relief-from-dreaded-state-affordable-housing-law/

 

N.C.: Durham City Council Approves Purchase Of Fayette Place

http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article154614869.html

 

Texas: Travis County Identifies Six Projects For CDBG Funds

https://communityimpact.com/austin/southwest-austin/city-county/2017/06/06/travis-county-identifies-six-projects-cdbg-funds/

 

Calif.: Fresno Housing Authority Accepting Online Pre-Applications For Section 8 Program

 

http://abc30.com/society/fresno-housing-authority-accepting-online-pre-applications-for-section-8-program/2068970/