May 2017 Clips

May 30


FY 2018 President’s Proposed Budget: Some HCV Thoughts


HUD And Administration News

Show HUD’s Budget Cuts The Door


Non-National News

Pa.: Housing Authority Will Move Units Out Of Public Housing Program


S.C.: Nonprofit Aims To Provide Affordable Housing; Low-Income North Charleston Apartments To Be Upgraded


Ark.: Shelter Seeking Public Housing For Residents


Calif.: City Council Allots Nearly 2 Percent Of Budget To Tackling Homelessness

May 25


Proposed Cost Savings Do Not Account For $1.8135 Billion Cut To Public Housing Program


HUD And Administration News

Ben Carson Calls Poverty ‘A State Of Mind’ During Interview


Non-National News

Conn.: Homelessness In The City Shows Little Dip In Annual Count


N.J.: Ordinance Would Make Affordable Housing A Requirement For Abated Development   development/


Kan.: Fort Riley Is Giving Affordable Housing To Members Of Kickapoo Tribe


Texas: Houston-Area Homelessness Down Slightly Especially In Key Group


Calif. Rabobank, N.A. Supports Affordable Housing Initiatives

May 23

International News

Canada: Police Use Pepper Spray On Protesters Calling For More Affordable Housing


Non-National News


Md.: Baltimore Public Housing Plan Needs Scrutiny, Oversight


Ill: Northwest Side Residents In Affordable Housing Fight


Okla.: Sacred Heart Mission Report Reveals Leading Causes Of Chronic Homelessness


Colo.: Adams County Housing Authority Celebrates Completion Of Nearly $12 Million Renovation Of Aztec Villa Apartments In Thornton


May 19


HUD Releases Notice On Reducing Regulation And Controlling Regulatory Cost

NAHRO Attends Meeting At HUD On The HCV Program


International News

Israel: New Rules To Create New Public Housing


Non-National News

Conn.: Report: Homelessness In Danbury Drops 12 Percent


N.Y.: Without HUD Help, Housing Options Are Limited

N.Y.: QLD’s Largest Suburban Renewal Project Finds Balance Between Affordability, Design & Community Engagement


D.C.: D.C Pitches Two New Affordable Housing Curveballs


Wis.: State Funds Just 3 of 6 Affordable Housing Projects in Madison


May 17

International News

Canada: LMHC Says $223M Needed To Maintain Public Housing In London


Non-National News

Pa.: Buyer Scoops Up 32 Acres In Northeast Philadelphia, Plans Senior Housing


Tenn.: Nashville Mayor's Budget Looks To Add $25 M In Bonds For Affordable Housing


Okla.: Tulsa Housing Authority Recognizes Outstanding Students At Its Communities


Ariz.: Phoenix's Bike-Share Program May Roll Into Low-Income Neighborhood


May 16

Non-National News

Texas: ACLU Files Lawsuit On Behalf Of Houston's Homeless


Mich.: Detroit Seeks Housing Units For Redevelopment Plans


Mich.: Allen Park Housing Commission Director Makes Most Of Meeting With HUD Secretary


Ill.: Possible Housing Options Create Hope For Families In Cairo, Illinois


May 15


HUD Issues Waiver for a Citizen Participation Requirement in CPD Programs


International News

Australia: Buying Next To Social Housing: Why Claire Ignored A Long-Held Real Estate Taboo


Non-National News

S.C.: Renovated Charleston Public Housing Ready For Move-In


Ill.: The Affordable Housing Crisis In A Segregated Chicago


Calif.: 3 Alameda County Affordable Housing Complexes Add To Communities


May 11


The Continued Importance of Affordable Housing and “Poverty, Politics and Profit”


National News

Starbucks's Former CEO Shares His Inspiring Journey From Public Housing to Success


HUD Boss Carson Sings A New Tune About Federal Workers As Finalists Are Honored For Their Good Works (Opinion)


Non-National News

D.C.: Homelessness In District Decreased, Says Bowser


W.Va.: New Housing Authority Complex Opens In Fairfield


Fla.: St. Petersburg Housing Authority Issues First Contracts To Repair Its New Property, Jordan Park


Mont.: Great Falls Housing Director Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


Utah: Park City Intends To Acquire Condo Building For Affordable Housing


Wash.: New Amazon Building In Seattle Will Include A Homeless Shelter


May 10


Operating Fund Proration Increases as Funding Decreases


VAWA Implementation e-Briefing Next Week


Reminder: Vera Institute of Justice Solicitation for Technical Assistance Application Due Friday (May 12)


National News

Majority of Superfund Sites Near Low-Income Housing


How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality


Poverty, Politics and Profit


Non-National News

Pa.: Kennett Square Borough Council Approves Resolution That Supports Maintaining CDBG Program Funding


Md.: The Allendale Public Apartment Complex In Baltimore To Reopen After $27 Million Renovation


May 9

National News

Trump Appoints Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne As Regional HUD Administrator


Non-National News

D.C.: The Nation’s Capital Forfeits Millions In Affordable Housing Funds As Homelessness Surges. Why?


Ind.: Director's Removal Shocks Crowd At New Albany Housing Authority Board Meeting


Calif.: San Francisco Nonprofit Pledges $100 Million to Battle Homelessness


Calif.: Supervisors Approve $1.84M For Affordable Senior Housing In Ramona


May 8


President Signs FY 2017 HUD Spending Bill


Updated HAP Proration for FY 2017 Budget


International News

Canada: Toronto’s Transit Decisions Harm Its Ability To Blame The Province For Its Housing Woes: James


Non-National News

N.J.: Can Terrell Homes Be Saved? Councilman Proposes Solution


Ill.: New Roosevelt Library Building Will Include Mixed-Use Residential Housing


Calif.: Sacramento Public Housing Residents Just Got Free Zipcars


May 5

International News

Australia: Chief Minister Andrew Barr Reveals Public Housing Past As He Shuts Down Critics


Non-National News

N.Y.: NYC’s New Tech to Track Every Homeless Person in the City


Va.: $8.4 Million To Support New, Affordable Housing Options Across Virginia


Ill.: Commission On Aging Members Express Concerns Over Affordable Housing In Evanston


Calif.: Affordable Housing Drying Up Across Bay Area, Report Finds


May 4


MTW Operations Notice Comment Period Reopens


National News

A 'Forgotten History' Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America


Don’t Make Housing for the Poor Too Cozy, Carson Warns


Non-National News

N.C.: Sex-For-Rent Lawsuit Settled Between Tenants, Housing Agency


Ala.: Women Gain Knowledge, Empowerment, New Relationships At Housing Authority Summit


Ill.: HUD Secretary Ben Carson Responds To Cairo, Illinois, Letters


Calif.: Oakland Lets Residents Decide How to Prioritize Federal Grant Money


May 3

National News

Is HUD’s Fair Housing Rule Here to Stay?


Non-National News

N.Y.: Cooking Beyond the NYCHA Home Kitchen


Wis.: The State Assembly Passes A Package Legislation Tuesday To Fight Homelessness.


Iowa: Sioux City Staff Lobby For Continued Infrastructure Grants, CDBG Funding


Colo.: Efforts To Boost Affordable Housing On Life Support At Colorado Statehouse


Idaho: Valley Renters Caught In A Squeeze: Rising Rents, Dwindling Apartment Supply


May 2


FY2017 Omnibus Spending Bill Agreement


Affordable Housing Accreditation Board Looking for Input on Standards and Guidelines


HUD Releases Guidance for Shortfall and Administrative Fees for HCV Program


International News

Venezuela: Venezuelan President Bumps Up Minimum Wage Amid Weeks Of Public Upheaval


Non-National News

Vt.: Homelessness Continues To Decline In Chittenden County


Pa.: Mayoral Candidates Agree Pittsburgh Needs More Affordable Housing, But Differ On Solutions


Ga.: A Place Called Home: Public Housing Works To Fill In The Gaps


Wash.: Legislature Approves Bills Focused On Homeless Youth


May 1


White House to Nominate HUD Deputy Secretary, Assistant Secretary for CPD


Non-National News

N.Y.: Next NYCHA Infill Site To Add More Units to Two Bridges Neighborhood


Penn.: Marchers Call On City To Buy Penn Plaza Apartments For Affordable Housing


Va.: "Every Child Can Learn": Chesapeake Teacher's Rise From Public Housing To Being Honored At The White House


Texas: Southeast Texans May Feel Impact Of Federal Funding Housing Cuts