March Clips

March 31

National News

The Trump Administration’s Misleading Embrace Of ‘Evidence’


Non-national News

Okla.: Former Dollar Thrifty Plaza To Become Home For Five Nonprofits, Affordable Housing


Calif.: To Fill Section 8 Housing: An Incentive Program Aimed at Cutting Costs, “Risks” For Landlords


March 30


Survey Open: Community Action Partnership and NAHRO


National News

Advice for HUD Secretary Ben Carson as He Gets Going on Listening Tour


Non-national News

N.J.: Bergen County Becomes First Community In US To End Chronic Homelessness


Md.: Baltimore Prosecutors Drop Second 'Sex For Repairs' Case


Ill.: Rahm Offers City IDs To Bring Immigrants, Homeless Out Of The 'Shadows'


March 29

International News

Australia: Fitzroy Housing Commission Fire: More Than 300 People Evacuated, Five Hospitalized


Non-national News

Fla.: To Address Affordable Housing Shortage, Restoring 19th-Century Homes


Ill.: Taking Stock Of Chicago’s Longstanding Plan To Transform Public Housing


Minn.: New Mpls Ordinance Protects Section 8 Renters From Bias


Texas: Upgrades Coming to Low-Income Housing Development in Northeast Dallas


March 24


HUD Sends Supplementary Email to 2017 HCV Program Renewal Funding Letter


Non-national News

N.Y.: New York Has Record Numbers Of Homeless People


N.Y.: New York City's Youngest Councilman Grew Up in the Projects. Now He's Defending Them Against Trump.


Penn.: PHA Residents Become PHA Cops Amid 41% Drop In Philly Public Housing Crime


Ind.: Indiana Agency OKs $2M to Secure, Demolish East Chicago Site


Texas: Affordable Apartment Project Breaks Ground In Houston


Wash.: Mayoral Challenger Calls for Rent Control, ‘More Aggressive’ Affordable Housing Demands on Developers


March 23

Non-national News

Penn.: Local Friends Helping People Fighting Homelessness, Drugs, Any Way They Can


D.C.: Group Gives DC Public Housing Complex Environmental Friendly Facelift


N.C.: Good News, Bad News For Garner Tenants Facing Eviction


Ohio: Huntington Bank Invests In Safe, Affordable Housing In Cleveland’s Midtown


Mich.: Freedom House Detroit Will Stay Open With Full Grant From HUD


Minn.: Homes Found For All Homeless Veterans Across 18 Minnesota Counties


March 22


Representatives Tiberi and Neal Introduce Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act


National News

CityViews: New Leaders at HUD Must Recognize the Importance of Healthy Housing (opinion)


Non-national News

Ill.: CHA To Celebrate Housing Benchmark, But Critics Say It’s Behind Schedule


La.: Opelousas Housing Authority Building 45 Homes For Low-Income Families Living In Public Housing


Texas:  Fort Worth Erasing Stereotypes Of Affordable Housing


S.D.: Town Approves CDBG Project


March 20

Non-national News

N.Y.: Housing Authority Mistakenly Sends Eviction Notices To Tenants


Utah: From Homelessness To Graduating Yale Law School — Salt Laker Bryant Watson Shows There Is Hope


Wash.: Bremerton Housing Authority Buys Perry Avenue Apartments For Affordable Housing


Calif.: Stevon Cook Went From Public Housing To Empowering Public Schools Through Tech Training


March 17


President Releases Budget Blueprint


National News

Your Sweet Spot: Where Job Opportunity and Affordable Housing Intersect


Mulvaney: Proposed Cuts To Meals On Wheels Are Compassionate To Taxpayers


The Community Development Block Grant Program Is Awful and Should Be Cut


Non-national News

Md.: Former City Housing Worker Acquitted In 'Sex For Repairs' Case


N.C.: Work Begins On A New Childhood Development Center On Former West Side Public Housing Site


Calif.: Sen. Mike Mcguire Pushes $3 Billion Affordable Housing Bond


March 16


HUD Sends 2017 HCV Program Renewal Funding Letter


HUD Sec. Carson Speaking at 2017 NAHRO Washington Conference


National News

Trump’s HUD Budget Cuts 42-Year-Old Community Assistance Program


Non-national News

Mich.: HUD Chief Ben Carson Shares Public Housing Ideas In Detroit


Calif.: Workshop Reaches Out to Landlords, Encouraging Them to Help Homeless Vets


March 15

International News

U.K.: London Social Housing Residents Urge Rewrite Of 'Worse Than Useless' Development Plans


National News

Investment in Affordable Housing Has Ripple Effect


HUD Can’t Do Math, But Congress Keeps Giving It More Cash


Non-national News

N.Y.: East NY Celebrates Social Entrepreneurship Program For Graduating High School Students


Ga.: $80M Development With Affordable Housing Planned On Beltline Trail


Ohio: Can't Build Up Communities By Cutting Out Federal Grants


Mont.: Bill Proposes Increase In Resort Taxes To Help Fund Affordable Housing


Utah: Biskupski, Homeless Advocates Gather For Opening Of New Affordable Housing Project


March 14

National News

PHA Leaders Fear Drastic Budget Cuts


What Would $6 Billion In Budget Cuts Mean For Public Housing?


Non-national News

Ga.: Atlanta Fed Selects Former HUD Assistant Secretary Raphael Bostic As New President


Ohio: Cleveland Public Housing Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Abuse Of Teen


Colo.: Economically Diverse Neighborhoods Give Poor Black and Latino Youth a Leg Up


Calif.: Rental Rates for Low-Income Housing Residents Increasing While Local Payments To Renters Is Staying The Same


Calif.:  In Pricey Silicon Valley, Teachers Scramble for Housing


Wash.: Affordable Housing Problems Aren’t Just Where You Think


March 13

National News

Chart Book: Federal Housing Spending Is Poorly Matched to Need


Non-national News

N.Y.: Huntington Looks To Tighten Affordable Housing Laws Downtown


R.I.: Sen. Reed Warns Federal Housing Cuts Could Hurt Rhode Island


N.C.: Poverty, Injustice, And The Affordable Housing Crisis


March 10


Senators Reintroduce the Bipartisan Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act


HUD Issues Notice on Temporary Census Income


International News

Australia: Treasurer Considering Rent-To-Buy Scheme For Public Housing Tenants


Non-national News

N.Y.: Central Brooklyn To Get More Affordable Housing, Jobs Under $1.4B Revitalization Plan


Mich.: $341K In Federal Funds Sought For 12 Projects To Help Low-Income Midlanders


Wis.: Dane County Giving $1M For Tree Lane Affordable Housing Project


Minn.: Minneapolis Rental Property Owners Raise Concerns About Anti-Discrimination Ordinance


Wash.: Need Affordable Housing? Here Are Inspiring Tales Of How 3 People Help Make It Happen (Opinion)


March 8

International News

Australia: Block Being Sold Out To 'Little Rich White Kids', Warns Munro After Push For A Massive Increase In Student Housing


Cambodia: Buyers Rush To Snap Up Public Housing Project


Non-national News

N.Y.: Cuts to Public Housing Threaten the Already Cash-Strapped Housing Authority


Penn.: Neighborhood Centers, Others Included In Erie CDBG Plan


Ill.: Ron Clewer Reflects On Time As RHA CEO After Announcing Resignation


Ill.: County Breaks Ground On 220-Unit North Chicago Public Housing Development


March 7

International News

U.K.: Community leaders: Lack of affordable housing an issue in London


National News

Ben Carson Refers to Slaves as ‘Immigrants’ in First Remarks to HUD Staff


Non-national News

Hawaii: Redevelopment Of Honolulu Housing Project Could Add 50% More Units


March 6

National News

HUD Has Blight-Fighting Power in Its Back Pocket


Non-national News

N.Y.: NYCHA Blocks Lawyer for Tenant Advisers on Development Project


N.Y.: NYS Announces New Pilot Program To Increase Housing Opportunities For Those Formerly Incarcerated


S.D.: Once Homeless And Hungry, Lead Girl Now The State's Top Youth


March 3

National News

Ben Carson Sworn In As HUD Secretary


America's Affordable Housing Shortage, Mapped


Non-national News

N.Y.: How NYC's Public Housing Residents Can Get Their Taxes Prepped For Free


Va.: City Council Holds Joint Meeting With Housing Authority Officials


Miss.: How Duvall Decker Brings Innovative Solutions To Underserved Communities In Mississippi


March 2


Senate Confirms Dr. Ben Carson as HUD Secretary


National News

The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes


Non-national News

N.Y.: Slideshow: $52M Bronx Affordable Housing Development Breaks Ground


N.C.: Orange County Aims To Have 1,000 Affordable Housing Units By 2020


Ala.: Housing Authority Residents Host First Legislative Breakfast For Elected Officials


March 1


UPCS-V Demonstration Update (February, 2017)


Non-national News

N.Y.: Four Years After Sandy, Problems Persist in Public Housing


Del.: Wilmington Housing Board Seats New Chairman, Officers


Va.: New Affordable Housing, Park Approved For Western Rosslyn


Mo.: A Year Of Free High-Speed Internet In Kansas City Public Housing


Mich.: State Awards $10 Million Loan To Invest In Affordable Housing