November 2016 Clips

November 30

NAHRO News

NAHRO Provides Recommendations to the HUD 2017 Transition Team

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/nahro-provides-recommendations-hud-2017-transition-team

 

Non-national News

N.J.: Trenton Housing Authority Gives Ex-Cons Opportunities at Employment

http://www.trentonian.com/general-news/20161128/trenton-housing-authority-hiring-ex-cons-as-security-guards?source=most_viewed

 

N.C.: Program Connects Rockingham Housing Authority Students to STEM Pipeline

http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/54562/decoding-poverty-program-connects-rockingham-housing-authority-students-to-stem-pipeline

 

Okla.: Oklahoma City Officials Ramp Up Affordable Housing Efforts

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/nov/28/oklahoma-city-officials-ramp-up-affordable-housing/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork

 

Colo.: Arvada Launches Project For A Safer, More Accessible Community

http://www.denverpost.com/2016/11/23/arvada-launches-project-for-a-safer-more-accessible-community/

 

November 29

NAHRO News

Community Development Update

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/community-development-update-november-29-2016

 

National News

 

Non-national News

OH.: Dayton & Montgomery County Effectively End Veteran Homelessness

 

 

Ala.: Birmingham Housing Authority Program Helps Single Mom Achieve Financial Independence

http://abc3340.com/news/local/birmingham-housing-authority-program-helps-single-mom-achieve-financial-independence

 

November 23

National News

From Homelessness To Affordable Housing Advocate

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/ywca-toronto/from-homelessness-to-advocate_b_12440294.html

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: New Affordable Housing Proposed For NYCHA's Sumner Houses

https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20161122/bed-stuy/affordable-housing-bedford-stuyvesant-sumner-houses-nycha

 

Ill.: CHA Resident Has A Home For The Holidays

 

 

Colo.: Grand Opening of Oakshire Trails Affordable Senior Living Apartments in Pueblo, Colorado

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/grand-opening-of-oakshire-trails-affordable-senior-living-apartments-in-pueblo-colorado-300361706.html

 

November 22

NAHRO News

NAHRO Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership on FY 2017 – Send Your Own Letter Today

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/nahro-sends-letter-congressional-leadership-fy-2017-%E2%80%93-send-your-own-letter-today

 

HUD Releases Small Area FMR Final Rule

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/hud-releases-small-area-fmr-final-rule

 

National News

November 21

NAHRO in the News

EGHA Receives National Award for New Units

http://www.ricentral.com/east_greenwich_pendulum/news/local_news/egha-receives-national-award-for-new-units/article_cc810a5c-acd4-11e6-a38c-97e79b9d84ca.html

 

National News

What's at Stake in Trump's Pick to Lead HUD

http://www.citylab.com/housing/2016/11/trump-and-the-future-of-fair-and-affordable-housing/507269/?utm_source=twb

 

Busting Myths about Affordable Housing and the People Who Live There

http://www.thegazette.com/subject/opinion/staff-editorial/busting-myths-about-affordable-housing-and-the-people-who-live-there-20161120

 

Non-national News

Mass.: Former Police Station in South Boston has become New Affordable Housing for Veterans

http://whdh.com/news/former-southie-police-station-becomes-home-for-veterans/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter_7News

 

Calif.: Labor Union Members Protest Affordable Housing Loss at an Airbnb Conference

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-airbnb-protest-20161116-story.html

 

November 18

National News

Civic Innovation In The Age Of Trump: Effective, Scalable, Exportable Ideas

https://www.fastcoexist.com/3065545/civic-innovation-in-the-age-of-trump-effective-scalable-exportable-ideas

 

Non-national News

Ga.:  Officials Reflect On Legacy Of Public Housing Families

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2016-11-17/officials-reflect-legacy-public-housing-families

 

Ala.: Birmingham Housing CEO Instills New Mindset In Public Housing

http://www.birminghamtimes.com/2016/11/birmingham-housing-ceo-instills-new-mindset-in-public-housing/

 

November 17

NAHRO in News

Franklin Officials Cut Ribbon on New Housing

http://franklin.wickedlocal.com/news/20161110/franklin-officials-cut-ribbon-on-new-housing

 

Non-national News

Mass.: Cooking and Eating, the Healthy Way

http://shamass.org/2016/11/cooking-and-eating-the-healthy-way/

 

Conn.: West Haven Housing Authority Gets 20 More Vouchers to House Homeless Vets

http://www.nhregister.com/general-news/20161116/west-haven-housing-authority-gets-20-more-vouchers-to-house-homeless-vets

 

Ill.: City of Chicago Awarded Federal Funding to Support 150 Housing Units for Homeless Veterans

http://www.thecha.org/city-of-chicago-awarded-federal-funding-to-support-150-housing-units-for-homeless-veterans/

 

Colo.: Low Income Family Empowerment and The Adams County Housing Authority introduces their HIPPY USA Program

 

 

Colo.: Transit-Oriented Development Taking Root around B Line’s Westminster Station

http://www.denverpost.com/2016/11/12/b-line-rtd-transit-oriented-development-westminster-station/

 
 

November 16

NAHRO News

CDBG National Accomplishment Report - Send Us Your Projects!

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/cdbg-national-accomplishment-report-send-us-your-projects

 

Non-national News

November 15

International News

The Palestine Housing Cooperative Union Calls for Considering the Right of Housing in Palestine as a Basic Human and Civil Right

http://imemc.org/article/phcu-calls-for-considering-the-right-of-housing-in-palestine-as-a-basic-human-and-civil-right/

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: Affordable Housing is Out of Reach for Some

http://www.lohud.com/story/money/real-estate/homes/2016/11/14/westchester-affordable-apartments-developers/92829604/

 

Ill.: FHA Hopes To Expand Career Center

http://www.wifr.com/content/news/FHA-hopes-to-expand--400965135.html  

 

Ill.: The CHA Tests a Controversial Timer on Housing Vouchers

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20161112/ISSUE01/311129995

 

Colo.: Transit-oriented Development Taking Root around B Line’s Westminster Station

http://www.denverpost.com/2016/11/12/b-line-rtd-transit-oriented-development-westminster-station/

 

November 14

International News

Australia: Labor Unveils $109M Homelessness Package

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/labor-unveils-109m-homelessness-package-20161112-gsntne.html

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: Return Of Affordable Housing Tax Break Could Bring More Construction Across Queens

http://qns.com/story/2016/11/11/rebny-building-construction-trades-council-reaches-agreement-421/

 

N.J.: Library To Showcase Programs At Housing Authority

http://www.hudsonreporter.com/view/full_story/27310101/article-Library-to-showcase-programs-at-Housing-Authority--Services-include-book-delivery-for-seniors-and-homebound-?instance=latest_story

 

N.M.: Local Homelessness Group Offers Services For Veterans

http://krqe.com/2016/11/12/local-homelessness-group-offers-services-for-veterans/

 

November 11

National News

Rehabilitating Former Prisoners Starts With Affordable Housing

https://www.yahoo.com/news/rehabilitating-former-prisoners-starts-affordable-housing-125118680.html

 

Non-national News

Pa.: Bellefonte Mews Housing Project Has Grand Opening

http://www.centredaily.com/news/local/community/bellefonte/article114053243.html

 

D.C.: DC Government Announces 13 New Affordable Housing Projects

https://www.bisnow.com/washington-dc/news/affordable-housing/dc-government-announces-13-new-affordable-housing-projects-67546

 

Ore.: New Affordable Housing Units Open in North Eugene

http://klcc.org/post/new-affordable-housing-units-open-north-eugene

 

Calif.: L.A. Developers Grapple with Affordable-Housing Measure Passed By a Wide Margin

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-jjj-election-20161109-story.html

 

November 10

National News

The Affordable Housing Crisis is A Rural Issue, Too

http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2016/11/07/reduce-poverty-expand-affordable-housing

 

Affordable Housing, Quality Healthcare Can Let Seniors Age in Place

http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article113730634.html

 

To Reduce Poverty, Expand Affordable Housing

http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2016/11/07/reduce-poverty-expand-affordable-housing

 

Non-national News

November 9

NAHRO News

Thank You For Celebrating Housing America Month 2016!

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/thank-you-celebrating-housing-america-month-2016

 

Non-national News

Ky.: L'ville's Urban Grocers Falling Like Dominoes

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2016/11/09/louisvilles-urban-grocery-stores-jeopardy/93478792/

 

Ore.: Portland Voters Pass Affordable Housing Measure

http://www.opb.org/news/series/election-2016/portland-oregon-affordable-housing-measure-result/

 

Calif.: How The Battle Between Trump And Clinton May Have Paved The Way For L.A.'s $1.2-Billion Homeless Housing Measure

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-homeless-bond-20161106-story.html

 

November 8

NAHRO News

NAHRO Attends HUD COCC Listening Session

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/nahro-attends-hud-cocc-listening-session

 

Thank You for Helping Us Reach Our Goal of 1,000 Letters to Congress!

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/thank-you-helping-us-reach-our-goal-1000-letters-congress

 

NAHRO in the News

Stan Darling, Nebraska NAHRO Commissioner, Honored For Housing Work

http://fremonttribune.com/news/local/darling-honored-for-housing-work/article_78f86c29-e8ed-550d-8a79-2e6dd173e2f8.html

 

National News

30 Years Later, This Devastating Photo Series On Poverty In America Is As Powerful As Ever

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/eugene-richards-below-the-line_us_581a3e68e4b08f9841acf08c

 

Erasing Juvenile Records…Duquesne Law School and Housing Authority Win Expungement Grant

http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2016/11/06/erasing-juvenile-records-duquesne-law-school-and-housing-authority-win-expungement-grant/

 

Non-national News

November 7

National News

What You Think You Know About Kids And Public Housing Is Wrong

https://www.thenation.com/article/what-you-think-you-know-about-kids-and-public-housing-is-wrong/

                                                                             

Non-national News

N.Y.: Housing, Jobs To Replace Spofford Detention Center

http://www.bxtimes.com/stories/2016/45/45-spoffard-2016-11-04-bx.html

 

Mich.: Political Signs Bring Eviction Notices In Traverse City

http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/article/Political-signs-bring-eviction-notices-in-10593367.php

 

Ill.: Civil Rights Deal Gives East Chicago Residents More Time To Move

http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/lake/deal-gives-west-calumet-residents-more-time-to-move/article_8c403f53-9187-5469-9a76-2c2919da0cac.html

 

November 4

National News

What’s The Exit Plan On Affordable Housing? (Opinion)

http://queenstribune.com/whats-exit-plan-affordable-housing/

                                                                             

Non-national News

N.C.: Proposal Would Require Low-Income Housing In Projects That Get Tax Grants

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article112349702.html

 

Ark.: Residents Concerned Over Letter From NLR Housing Authority About Relocation

http://www.thv11.com/news/local/residents-concerned-over-letter-from-nlr-housing-authority-about-relocation/347376138

 

N.M.: Why The ABQ Housing Authority Wants To Start Thinking More Like A Developer

http://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2016/11/02/why-the-abq-housing-authority-wants-to-start.html

 

Calif.: San Francisco To Turn Much Public Housing Over To Private Owners

http://www.wsj.com/articles/san-francisco-to-turn-much-public-housing-over-to-private-owners-1478187049

 

November 3

International News

National News

PHAs are talking about Ending Homelessness, but We Can do more to Help

http://www.endhomelessness.org/blog/entry/phas-ending-homelessness#.WBtUUC0rKUl

                                                                                    

Study Finds that the Benefits of Housing the Homeless Outweigh the Costs

http://www.dailylobo.com/article/2016/11/homelessness-study

 

Housing Must Be Seen as a Basic Human Right

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/zarah-tinholt/housing-human-right_b_12629352.html

 

Non-national News

Mass.: More than just A Roof over their Heads

http://www.mysouthend.com/news/news/206198/more_than_just_a_roof_over_their_heads

 

OH.: Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority offers Education, Support for Summit County's Youngest Residents

http://www.cleveland.com/akron/index.ssf/2016/10/akron_metropolitan_housing_aut.html

 

Colo.: Affordable Housing Complex opens in Five Points

http://www.denverpost.com/2016/11/02/affordable-housing-complex-opens-in-five-points/

 

TX.: Housing Authority Breaks Ground in South El Paso Community

http://www.elpasoproud.com/news/local/el-paso-news/housing-authority-breaks-ground-on-south-el-paso-community

 

Calif.: Fresno, Kings Counties get $8M in Community Development Block Grants

http://www.thebusinessjournal.com/news/development/24581-fresno-kings-counties-get-8m-in-community-development-block-grants

 

November 2

International News

China: Seeking Lower Rent, Chinese Artists Cut Path for Themselves outside Beijing

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/31/world/asia/yanjiao-chinese-artists-lower-rent.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share&_r=0

 

National News

A Tech Company Land Swap and the Pursuit of Affordable Housing in Mountain View

http://www.citylab.com/housing/2016/11/a-tech-company-land-swap-and-the-pursuit-of-affordable-housing-in-mountain-view/505688/?utm_source=SFTwitter

 

I Grew Up Without A Stable Home. Families Need Affordable Housing to be a Post-Election Priority

http://ijr.com/opinion/2016/11/261240-housing-top-post-election-priority-economy-affordable-regulation/

 

We Can Make Housing More Affordable

http://reason.com/archives/2016/10/31/we-can-make-housing-more-affordable

 

Non-national News

OH.: Episcopal Congregations and  Community Partners Build Affordable Housing

http://episcopaldigitalnetwork.com/ens/2016/11/02/episcopal-congregations-community-partners-build-affordable-housing/

 

Ky.: Louisville Metro Housing Authority Receives Grant, Award for Energy Efficient Affordable Housing

http://www.lanereport.com/69669/2016/11/louisville-metro-housing-authority-receives-grant-award-for-energy-efficient-affordable-housing/

 

November 1

National News

Is Public Housing Prepared for the Next Sandy?

http://www.wnyc.org/story/public-housing-gets-serious-about-hurricane-preparedness/

 

Public Housing Isn't Wasted on the Poor

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-17/public-housing-isn-t-wasted-on-the-poor

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: Notorious Bronx Juvenile Center will transform into Affordable Housing, Community Space

http://ny.curbed.com/2016/10/27/13435124/bronx-affordable-housing-hunts-point

 

N.Y.: NYCHA marks Sandy Anniversary with Major Reconstruction Projects; Record Number of Residents Employed in Recovery & Resiliency Effort

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/about/press/pr-2016/nycha-marks-sandy-anniversary-with-major-reconstruction-projects-record-number-of-residents-employed-in-recovery-and-resilency-effort-20161027.page

 

D.C: D.C. Takes over Portion of Walter Reed Campus, Setting Stage for Development

http://wamu.org/news/16/10/26/dc_takes_over_portion_of_walter_reed_campus_setting_stage_for_development

 

Calif.: Debunking Eight Myths about Homelessness and Proposition HHH

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-homelessness-myths-prop-hhh-20161028-story.html?platform=hootsuite