November 2013 HCD News Clips

November 26, 2013

Non-National News

Los Angeles, CA: As Homeless Line Up for Food, Los Angeles Weighs Restrictions

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/26/us/as-homeless-line-up-for-food-los-angeles-weighs-restrictions.html?_r=0

Chicago, IL: Medicaid Expansion Faces Major Logistical Challenges Among the Homeless

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/25/us/medicaid-expansion-faces-major-logistical-challenges-among-the-homeless.html

Greensboro, NC: HUD fine with local housing chief's salary

http://www.news-record.com/news/local_news/article_5a9b234e-5572-11e3-ae28-0019bb30f31a.html

Joplin, MO: City opens Joplin Housing Rehab Program for nonprofits to apply for funding of housing rehab

http://www.koamtv.com/story/24064111/city-opens-joplin-housing-rehab-program-for-nonprofits-to-apply-for-funding-of-housing-rehab

Cheyenne, WY: Many homeless remain hidden in Cheyenne

http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2013/11/25/news/20local_11-25-13.txt

Raleigh, NC: Raleigh Housing Authority hosts $3,000 Christmas dinner for board members

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/11/22/3397139/raleigh-housing-authority-hosts.html

Lakeland, FL: Affordable Housing: Families Still Need Help (Op Ed)

http://www.theledger.com/article/20131126/EDIT01/131129339

Ypsilanti, MI: YPSILANTI: New HUD program will mean new funding stream for public housing

http://www.heritage.com/articles/2013/11/22/ypsilanti_courier/news/doc528e441e8eab1642570037.txt

Danville, IL: DHA asks city for money

http://www.commercial-news.com/local/x207076140/DHA-asks-city-for-money

Tampa, FL: Public housing staff throws party for five residents in their 90s

http://www.tampabay.com/news/aging/public-housing-staff-throws-party-for-five-residents-in-their-90s/2153763

Wilmington, NC: Eviction notices issued in 26 of 198 Creekwood units for violations

http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20131122/ARTICLES/131129792/1177?p=1&tc=pg

November 25, 2013

HUD/Administration News

HUD MAKES $1.7 BILLION IN GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR HOMELESS PROGRAMS

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2013/HUDNo.13-176

Non-National News

Bradenton, FL: Florida law blocks consolidating Bradenton, Manatee housing authorities

http://www.bradenton.com/2013/11/24/4849989/consolidating-bradenton-manatee.html

Pottsville, PA: County trims public housing waiting list

http://republicanherald.com/news/county-trims-public-housing-waiting-list-1.1590172

Meriden, CT: Housing authority secures key grant to determine Mills future

http://www.myrecordjournal.com/news/latestnews/2963092-129/meriden-housing-authority-awarded-grant-to-plan-for-mills-redevelopment.html

San Jose, CA: SAN JOSE AND SANTA CLARA COUNTY HAVE FIFTH-HIGHEST HOMELESS POPULATION IN U.S.

http://www.kliv.com/San-Jose-and-Santa-Clara-County-have-fifth-highest/17824534

Austin, TX: City unveils new affordable housing units

http://www.khou.com/news/texas-news?fId=233151531&fPath=/news/local/&fDomain=10232

Philadelphia, PA: City gets $500,000 from HUD for North Phila. project

http://articles.philly.com/2013-11-24/news/44391896_1_blumberg-pha-kelvin-jeremiah

Denver, CO: $500,000 grant will help Denver polish Sun Valley redevelopment plan

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_24583139/500-000-grant-will-help-denver-polish-sun

Ashtabula, OH: Homeless numbers decline nationwide, but not in Columbus

http://www.starbeacon.com/local/x143683223/Homeless-numbers-decline-nationwide-but-not-in-Columbus

Jamestown, RI: New affordable housing in Jamestown

http://www.necn.com/11/23/13/New-affordable-housing-in-Jamestown/landing.html?&apID=492bd62ebef14e7ea770627a0173e3c4

November 22, 2013

World News

Britain: Housing starts uplift gets Britain building again

http://www.constructionenquirer.com/2013/11/21/housing-minister-claims-britain-is-building-again/

Canada: Nine of 10 families at risk of homelessness in low-income highrises: study

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2013/11/22/nine_of_10_families_at_risk_of_homelessness_in_lowincome_highrises_study.html

Non-National News

Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh housing authority votes to convert 3 communities to Section 8

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/2013/11/21/Pittsburgh-housing-authority-votes-to-convert-3-Squirrel-Hill-communities-to-Section-8/stories/201311210331

Vancouver, WA: Vancouver Housing Authority votes to pursue housing for homeless

http://www.columbian.com/news/2013/nov/21/vha-votes-to-pursue-housing-for-homeless/

Washington, D.C.:DC’s oldest public housing project considers renewable energy

http://elevationdcmedia.com/devnews/langstondwellings_renewable_112113.aspx

New York, NY: Homeless Tally Taken in January Found 13% Rise in New York

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/22/nyregion/january-tally-of-homeless-population-found-13-jump-in-city-us-data-say.html?_r=0

Lynchburg, VA: Lynchburg Housing authority proposes budget that would cut 3 jobs

http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/article_43891c4a-532b-11e3-b2dc-0019bb30f31a.html

Ann Arbor, MI: McKinley proposes affordable housing project on Ann Arbor's South State

http://www.mlive.com/business/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2013/11/mckinley_proposes_affordable_h.html

San Diego, CA: Council OKs affordable housing fee hike

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/nov/21/linkage-fees-housing-affordable/

Boston, MA: Homelessness down in US, up in RI

http://www.boston.com/news/local/rhode-island/2013/11/21/homelessness-down/fUVYjHXVRamt8zoOWgHUmO/story.html

Bangor, ME: Homelessness continues decline in US, but Maine sees increase, according to HUD

http://bangordailynews.com/2013/11/21/news/state/homelessness-continues-decline-in-us-but-maine-sees-increase-according-to-hud/

Little Rock, Arkansas: Homeless numbers increase in Arkansas since 2010

http://www.thv11.com/news/article/288337/2/Homeless-numbers-increase-in-Arkansas-since-2010

Honolulu, HI: HUD says number of homeless in Hawaii up 8.6% since 2010

http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20131121_HUD_says_number_of_homeless_in_Hawaii_up_86_since_2010.html

Boise, ID: Homeless Numbers Drop In Idaho, So Does Money To Help Homeless People

http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/homeless-numbers-drop-idaho-so-does-money-help-homeless-people

Chicago, IL: Woodlawn 'Getting Better" With Redevelopment of Old Grove Parc Apartments

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20131121/woodlawn/woodlawn-getting-better-with-redevelopment-of-old-grove-parc-apartments

LA: HUD: Homelessness drops 58 percent in Louisiana

http://www.necn.com/11/21/13/HUD-Homelessness-drops-58-percent-in-Lou/landing_nation.html?&apID=0fd05f754bab4bdc9d9bf7f3727d9fee

November 21, 2013

National News

Homeless numbers are dropping, government says

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/11/21/homeless-decrease-hud-2013/3651795/

America's Homeless Children - Unseen, but Counted (Blog)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeanmichel-giraud/americas-homeless-childre_b_4310821.html

Non-National News

Tallahassee, FL: Sneak Peek Of Progress At New Wakulla Center

http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Sneak-Peek-Of-Progress-At-New-Wakulla-Center-232772091.html?ref=091

Ft. Smith, AR: $3.3 million goes to Arkansas counties, cities through block grants

http://www.thecitywire.com/node/30590#.Uo4IFdJFSSo

Trenton, NJ: Business administrator admits he misused federal grant money, says Trenton will repay funds

http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2013/11/business_administrator_admits_he_misused_federal_grant_money_says_trenton_will_repay_funds.html

Albany, GA: Uncovering surprising public housing incomes

http://www.mysouthwestga.com/news/story.aspx?id=974078#.Uo4KtdJFSSo

Portland, OR: More affordable housing on the horizon

http://portlandtribune.com/pt/9-news/201719-more-affordable-housing-on-the-horizon

Philadelphia, PA: New Affordable Housing Development Opens In Nicetown

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/11/21/new-affordable-housing-development-opens-in-nicetown/

Washington, D.C.: Gray Raises Affordable Housing Commitment By $87 Million

http://dcist.com/2013/11/gray_raises_affordable_housing_comm.php

Detroit, MI: $27M redevelopment project planned for all Ypsilanti public housing sites

http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2013/11/public_housing_ypsilanti.html

November 20, 2013

World News

Australia: Affordable housing scheme going strong

http://www.international.to/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15612:affordable-housing-scheme-going-strong&catid=103:real-estate-news&Itemid=277

Scotland: Homeless claims drop by one-tenth

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/homeless-claims-drop-by-one-tenth.22736016

Non-National News

Dover, DE: DSHA and Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing Celebrate Grand Opening of Supporting Housing and Goal of Reaching 500 Homes

http://news.delaware.gov/2013/11/19/dsha-and-dover-interfaith-mission-for-housing-celebrate-grand-opening-of-supporting-housing-and-goal-of-reaching-500-homes/

Nashville, TN: Congressman: I-Team investigation proof change needed in public housing

http://www.wsmv.com/story/24004249/some-tenants-in-metro-public-housing-earn-as-much-as-80000-a-year

Huntington, WV: HHA provides housing for nearly 3,000

http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/x1584260259/HHA-provides-housing-for-nearly-3-000

Indianapolis: Supportive housing opens for homeless veterans

http://www.wishtv.com/news/local/supportive-housing-opens-for-homeless-veterans

Los Angeles, CA: LA’s homeless population is on the rise, but who are they? (Blog)

http://www.voalablog.com/2013/11/19/las-homeless-population-is-on-the-rise-but-who-are-they/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=las-homeless-population-is-on-the-rise-but-who-are-they

Hoboken, NJ: Hoboken Housing Authority karate team brings home 9 medals

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2013/11/hoboken_housing_authority_karate_team_brings_home_9_medals.html

New Orleans, LA: HANO receives offers on 95 scattered site properties in first sale

http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/11/hano_receives_offers_on_95_sca.html

November 19, 2013

HUD/Administration News

HUD CHARGES NEW YORK HOUSING PROVIDER WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST RESIDENT
WITH DISABILITIES WHO NEEDED A SUPPORT ANIMAL

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2013/HUDNo.13-170

World News

Australia: Evictions on the rise across northern suburbs

http://www.northernweekly.com.au/story/1792829/evictions-on-the-rise-across-northern-suburbs/?nav=Y2F0X2lkLzEx

Belarus: Construction of rental housing in regions is severely behind schedule

http://belarusinfocus.info/p/6099

Non-National News

Albuquerque, NM: Section 8 applications backlogged due to staffing problems

http://www.kob.com/article/stories/S3222116.shtml?cat=504#.UotpeNJFSSo

Loss of $246K from Huntsville Housing Authority a 'real blow' for Boys & Girls Clubs, other nonprofits

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/11/loss_of_246k_from_huntsville_h.html

Hamilton, OH: Funding can’t keep up with need for subsidized housing

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/funding-cant-keep-up-with-need-for-subsidized-hous/nbtKf/

Chicago, IL: Former CHA CEO Woodyard resigned amid sexual harassment allegations

http://www.wbez.org/news/former-cha-ceo-woodyard-resigned-amid-sexual-harassment-allegations-109182

Buffalo, NY: Falls Housing Authority defends hiring of Buffalo PR firm to spread message

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/niagara-falls/falls-housing-authority-defends-hiring-of-buffalo-pr-firm-to-spread-message-20131118

Munster, IN: Regional Mental Health Center to open in downtown Hammond

http://www.nwitimes.com/business/healthcare/regional-mental-health-center-to-open-in-downtown-hammond/article_affd4b9f-5e1e-53dc-9094-1cc70a0f56a6.html

Baltimore County's poor need housing, too (Column)

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/bs-md-rodricks-1119-20131119,0,6556894.column

Portland, OR: The fine line between homelessness and the rest of us: Guest opinion (Op Ed)

http://www.oregonlive.com/hillsboro/index.ssf/2013/11/the_fine_line_between_homeless.html

Framingham, MA: Framingham Looking To Hire a Community Development Administrator

http://framingham.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/framingham-looking-to-hire-a-community-development-administrator

November 18, 2013

Non-National News

El Paso, TX: Reinventing public housing

http://www.elpasoinc.com/news/local_news/article_bfc3b612-4f98-11e3-a597-001a4bcf6878.html

Charlottesville, VA: Concerns raised about public housing pilot program

http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/concerns-raised-about-public-housing-pilot-program/article_dbd918c4-4f1b-11e3-b7b4-0019bb30f31a.html

Chattanooga, TN: How Much Is Too Much To Live In Public Housing?

http://www.newschannel9.com/news/top-stories/stories/how-much-too-much-live-public-housing-7920.shtml

Detroit, MI: Snyder meets with HUD chief on Detroit blight, development

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20131115/METRO01/311150098/Snyder-meets-HUD-chief-blight-development

Wilkes-Barre, PA: State senators send letter to HUD regarding Sherman Hills

http://timesleader.com/news/local/988174/State-senators-send-letter-to-HUD-regarding-Sherman-Hills

AZ: Glendale housing voucher program a 'high performer'

http://arizona.newszap.com/westvalley/127450-114/glendale-housing-voucher-program-a-high-performer

New York, NY: NYCHA Will Ease Stance On Released Cons With New Program

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/11/16/nycha-will-ease-stance-on-released-cons-with-new-program/

Lancaster, PA: Housing crisis: Rising prices, fewer options, long waiting lists make finding a livable space difficult

http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/917486_Housing-crisis--Rising-prices--fewer-options--long-waiting-lists-make-finding-a-livable-space-difficult.html

November 15, 2013

World News

India: Builders must keep 20% area for affordable housing

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Builders-must-keep-20-area-for-affordable-housing/articleshow/25782513.cms

Israel: Israeli ministry refuses to relocate gay tenant despite years of homophobic harassment

http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/.premium-1.558188

Non-National News

Gulfport, MS: HUD: Mississippi fails to comply with rules for low-income jobs at Port of Gulfport

http://www.sunherald.com/2013/11/14/5115031/hud-cites-mda-over-low-income.html

Pleasantville, NJ: Next round of Sandy aid includes requirement for climate change considerations

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/next-round-of-sandy-aid-includes-requirement-for-climate-change/article_baeaa698-4db6-11e3-8991-0019bb2963f4.html

Rapid City, SD: South Dakota ranked tops in affordable housing for veterans

http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/south-dakota-ranked-tops-in-affordable-housing-for-veterans/article_6173f960-58cb-5598-b1b3-061311db5783.html

San Diego, CA: Garden Brings Affordable Housing Tenants Together

http://www.speakcityheights.org/2013/11/garden-brings-affordable-housing-tenants-together/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=garden-brings-affordable-housing-tenants-together

Framingham, MA: Rotary's annual pancake breakfast

http://www.wickedlocal.com/framingham/news/x1275642837/Rotarys-annual-pancake-breakfast

Franklin, TN: Franklin, TN Celebrates Grand Opening of Reddick Senior Residence

http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1588145

New York, NY: Ban on Former Inmates in Public Housing Is Eased

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/15/nyregion/ban-on-former-inmates-in-public-housing-is-eased.html?_r=0

Manchester, NH: With reduced spending at all government levels, public sector construction stagnates

http://www.nhbr.com/November-15-2013/With-reduced-spending-at-all-government-levels-public-sector-construction-stagnates/

November 14, 2013 

November 13, 2013

World News

Australia: Push to build community housing in Canberra

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-11-13/push-to-build-community-housing-in-canberra/5088220?section=act

Syria: Housing Ministry: 50,000 housing units to be built across the country

http://www.zawya.com/story/Housing_Ministry_50000_housing_units_to_be_built_across_the_country-ZAWYA20131113051053/

South Africa: Affordable Housing demand in SA heading for superlative growth

http://www.sacommercialpropnews.co.za/property-types/housing-residential-property/6460-affordable-housing-demand-in-sa-heading-for-superlative-growth.html

Canada: REGION: Event tackles issues of affordable housing, homelessness

http://www.bulletnewsniagara.ca/2013/11/13/region-event-tackles-issues-of-affordable-housing-homelessness/

National News

Blighted Cities Prefer Razing to Rebuilding

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/12/us/blighted-cities-prefer-razing-to-rebuilding.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

Non-National News

Colchester, VT: Sequestration Cuts Into Section 8 Funding

http://digital.vpr.net/post/sequestration-cuts-section-8-funding

Trenton, NJ: Trenton business administrator says he will not reassign clerk despite receiving warnings

http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2013/11/trenton_business_administrator_says_he_will_not_reassign_clerk_despite_receiving_warnings.html

Guam: Section 8 may issue new vouchers

http://www.guampdn.com/article/20131114/NEWS01/311140007

New York, NY: NYCHA tenants file suit against lease plan to build luxury housing units

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/real-estate/nycha-tenants-file-suit-luxury-lease-plan-article-1.1514955

Bedford, NH: SPECIAL NEEDS HOUSING COMING TO JOHN F. KENNEDY BUILDING IN CONCORD

http://newhampshire.realestaterama.com/2013/11/12/special-needs-housing-coming-to-john-f-kennedy-building-in-concord-ID0177.html

Salida, CO: Affordable housing takes center stage at summit

http://www.themountainmail.com/free_content/article_43cb05b4-4c7e-11e3-9aba-0019bb30f31a.html

MD: Charles Co. Housing Authority Earns High Performer Designation from HUD for Sixth Consecutive Year 

http://somd.com/news/headlines/2013/17391.shtml

Bedford, IN: Bedford Housing Authority Seeking Landlords For Section 8 Housing

http://www.wbiw.com/local/archive/2013/11/bedford-housing-authority-seeking-landlords-for-section-8-housing.php

November 12, 2013

HUD/Administration News

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION RELEASES OCTOBER HOUSING SCORECARD

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2013/HUDNo.13-167

World News

Canada: Ontario affordable housing waiting lists still climbing

http://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2013/11/12/ontario_affordable_housing_waiting_lists_still_climbing.html

New Zealand: Call for help over affordable housing

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=11155615

Australia: Northern Territory's hardline eviction policy raises concerns

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/northern-territorys-hardline-eviction-policy-raises-concerns/5084894

Non-National News

Los Angeles, CA: Women of Pico Gardens fight to keep their housing project public

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-pico-gardens-20131112,0,5815256.story#axzz2kSJ9UQ9f

Woodland Park, NJ: Ridgewood accepts grant funds for ramp at Habernickel Park

http://www.northjersey.com/news/231455391_Ridgewood_accepts_grant_funds_to_renovate_former_horse_barn.html

Fresno, CA: New state computer system tied to housing agency’s work backlog

http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/11/12/3603869/new-state-computer-system-tied.html

Philadelphia, PA: Use vacant schools for housing for seniors, disabled (Op Ed)

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20131110_Use_vacant_schools_for_housing_for_seniors__disabled.html

Hays, KS: Regional housing group among grant recipients

http://hdnews.net/news/HousingGrant111213

Holland, MI: Advocates battle the stereotypes of homelessness

http://www.hollandsentinel.com/article/20131110/NEWS/131119989

November 11, 2013

National News

New Hope for Homeless Vets (Op Ed)

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/11/opinion/new-hope-for-homeless-vets.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1384176411-/QuMn6B70/ykHohh4Pg76w&

Non-National News

New York, NY: Congressmembers for a forensic audit of city housing

http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2013/11/8535784/congressmembers-call-forensic-audit-city-housing

Boston, MA: What does the housing bond bill mean for WMass?

http://www.wwlp.com/news/politics/state-politics/bill-approved-to-to-build-affordable-housing

Concord, NH: $1.8M in grants go to NH housing, public projects

http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/1-8M-in-grants-go-to-NH-housing-public-projects-4972281.php

Chicago, IL: Criticism simmers around affordable housing development

http://www.suntimes.com/news/garcia/23623312-452/criticism-simmers-around-affordable-housing-development.html

Augusta, GA: Nearly one-third of Cherry Tree Crossing families have moved out of complex

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-10/nearly-one-third-cherry-tree-crossing-families-have-moved-out-complex

Philadelphia, PA: Troubled Blumberg housing project targeted for change

http://articles.philly.com/2013-11-10/news/43889750_1_kelvin-jeremiah-pha-philadelphia-housing-authority

San Francisco, CA: Big change ahead for San Francisco public housing (Op Ed)

http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/article/Big-change-ahead-for-San-Francisco-public-housing-4972962.php

Tampa, FL: HUD to investigate Tampa Housing Authority after 10 News Investigation

http://www.wtsp.com/news/article/343824/34/HUD-to-investigate-Tampa-Housing-Authority-after-10-News-Investigation

MD: Housing Authority Earns High Performer Designation

http://smnewsnet.com/archives/84339

Pleasantville, NJ: Confusion over affordable housing rules stalling projects

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/housing-rules-stalling-projects/article_dab81630-0075-5226-bce6-8faa0d115e73.html

Grand Junction, CO: Summit land exchange for affordable housing

http://www.gjsentinel.com/breaking/articles/summit-land-exchange-for-affordable-housing/

Sioux Falls, SD: Sioux Falls officials look for affordable housing

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Sioux-Falls-officials-look-for-affordable-housing-4970533.php

Raleigh, NC: Raleigh’s Affordable Housing Landlords Affected by Federal Cuts

http://raleighpublicrecord.org/news/2013/11/11/raleighs-affordable-housing-landlords-affected-by-federal-cuts/

Boston, MA: Housing 100 vets in 100 days

http://bostonherald.com/business/real_estate/2013/11/housing_100_vets_in_100_days

November 5, 2013

World News

Australia: Public housing tenant Angela King to fight eviction at United Nations

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/public-housing-tenant-angela-king-to-fight-eviction-at-united-nations/story-fnjj6013-1226752435538

Non-National News

Anchorage, AK: State overhauls public housing, imposes five-year limit

http://www.adn.com/2013/11/02/3155889/state-overhauls-public-housing.html

America's Homeless Kids Crisis

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2013/11/americas-homeless-kids-crisis/7450/

Charlotte, NC: 9 Investigates: Out-of-state housing vouchers

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/news/special-reports/9-investigates-out-state-housing-vouchers/nbfMd/

Springfield, IL: Chicago Housing Authority to give out 10,000 coats

http://www.wics.com/template/inews_wire/wires.regional.il/31fac226-wics.com.shtml

Providence, RI: The long wait for help: Thousands seek dwindling rental-assistance money / Video

http://www.providencejournal.com/breaking-news/content/20131103-the-long-wait-for-help-thousands-seek-dwindling-rental-assistance-money-video.ece

Washington, D.C.: Built to replace Ellen Wilson housing project, townhouses are a mixed-income model

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/built-to-replace-ellen-wilson-housing-project-townhomes-are-a-mixed-income-model/2013/11/03/d7b1be8c-3200-11e3-9c68-1cf643210300_story.html

San Francisco, CA: Often-broken elevators strand housing tenants

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Often-broken-elevators-strand-housing-tenants-4952061.php

Pittsburgh, PA: New era in East Liberty housing

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2013/11/04/New-era-in-E-Liberty-housing/stories/201311040065

Sioux Falls, SD: SD city provides $500,000 for affordable housing

http://www.kcautv.com/story/23864349/sd-city-provides-500000-for-affordable-housing

Portland, OR: Who are Portland's homeless?

http://www.kgw.com/news/Who-are-Portlands-homeless-230137641.html

Belleville, IL: East St. Louis seeks to block transfer of its housing authority to St. Clair County

http://www.bnd.com/2013/11/04/2884620/east-st-louis-seeks-to-block-transfer.html

Boston, MA: Initiative Announced to Preserve Descent State Aided Public Housing in Massachusetts

San Diego, CA: Community impact: Resetting the perceptions of public housing

http://scoopsandiego.com/online_features/family_living/community-impact-resetting-the-perceptions-of-public-housing/article_3d5ea0bc-1d36-5bda-974b-6e179b2ac903.html

Orlando, FL: New Face of Homelessness in America

http://www.myfoxorlando.com/story/23869177/new-face-of-homelessness-in-america

San Diego, CA: VICTORY FOR SUPPORTERS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING AS COUNCIL PASSES FEE INCREASE FOR DEVELOPERS

http://www.sandiego6.com/story/victory-for-supporters-of-affordable-housing-as-council-passes-fee-increase-for-developers-20131104