November 2016 Clips

November 30


NAHRO Provides Recommendations to the HUD 2017 Transition Team


Non-national News

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


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


Okla.: Oklahoma City Officials Ramp Up Affordable Housing Efforts


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


November 29


Community Development Update


National News


Non-national News

OH.: Dayton & Montgomery County Effectively End Veteran Homelessness



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


November 23

National News

From Homelessness To Affordable Housing Advocate


Non-national News

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


Ill.: CHA Resident Has A Home For The Holidays



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


November 22


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


HUD Releases Small Area FMR Final Rule


National News

November 21

NAHRO in the News

EGHA Receives National Award for New Units


National News

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


Busting Myths about Affordable Housing and the People Who Live There


Non-national News

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


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


November 18

National News

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


Non-national News

Ga.:  Officials Reflect On Legacy Of Public Housing Families


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


November 17

NAHRO in News

Franklin Officials Cut Ribbon on New Housing


Non-national News

Mass.: Cooking and Eating, the Healthy Way


Conn.: 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


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


November 16


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


Non-national News

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


Ill.: FHA Hopes To Expand Career Center  


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


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


November 14

International News

Australia: Labor Unveils $109M Homelessness Package


Non-national News

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


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


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


November 11

National News

Rehabilitating Former Prisoners Starts With Affordable Housing


Non-national News

Pa.: Bellefonte Mews Housing Project Has Grand Opening


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


Ore.: New Affordable Housing Units Open in North Eugene


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


November 10

National News

The Affordable Housing Crisis is A Rural Issue, Too


Affordable Housing, Quality Healthcare Can Let Seniors Age in Place


To Reduce Poverty, Expand Affordable Housing


Non-national News

November 9


Thank You For Celebrating Housing America Month 2016!


Non-national News

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


Ore.: Portland Voters Pass Affordable Housing Measure


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


November 8


NAHRO Attends HUD COCC Listening Session


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


NAHRO in the News

Stan Darling, Nebraska NAHRO Commissioner, Honored For Housing Work


National News

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


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


Non-national News

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


Mich.: Political Signs Bring Eviction Notices In Traverse City


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


November 4

National News

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


Non-national News

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


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


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


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


November 3

International News

National News

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


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


Housing Must Be Seen as a Basic Human Right


Non-national News

Mass.: More than just A Roof over their Heads


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


Colo.: Affordable Housing Complex opens in Five Points


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


Calif.: 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


National News

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


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


We Can Make Housing More Affordable


Non-national News

OH.: Episcopal Congregations and  Community Partners Build Affordable Housing


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


November 1

National News

Is Public Housing Prepared for the Next Sandy?


Public Housing Isn't Wasted on the Poor


Non-national News

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


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


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


Calif.: Debunking Eight Myths about Homelessness and Proposition HHH