October 2016 Clips

October 31

NAHRO News

Community Development Update

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/community-development-update-october-31-2016

 

Reminder: Contact Your Lawmakers About FY 2017 Spending Today

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/reminder-contact-your-lawmakers-about-fy-2017-spending-today

 

NAHRO in News

Ill.: Barkley Presented with David W. Morgan Award

http://enquirerdemocrat.com/barkley-presented-david-w-morgan-award/

 

Neb: Local Couple Recognized for Neighborly Actions

http://columbustelegram.com/news/local/local-couple-recognized-for-neighborly-actions/article_79971237-0f68-5f60-8415-4f2391618d7c.html

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: Steven Banks Was Hired to Stem New York’s Homelessness Crisis. It Didn’t Happen

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/26/nyregion/steven-banks-was-hired-to-stem-new-yorks-homelessness-crisis-it-didnt-happen.html?_r=0

 

Va.: Older Residents Affected by Scarce Affordable Housing

http://www.vagazette.com/news/va-vg-affhousing-1029-20161029-story.html

 

Tenn.: Chattanooga Housing Authority Considers Using Private Investors to Rebuild Public Housing

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2016/oct/31/chconsiders-using-private-investors-rebuild-p/395159/

 

Tex.: The Changing Face of Fort Worth Public Housing

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/The-Changing-Face-of-Fort-Worth-Public-Housing-398775501.html

 

Wash.: ‘We Are Very Disturbed’: Low-Income Renters Losing Affordable Housing in Renton

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/we-are-very-disturbed-low-income-renters-losing-affordable-housing-in-renton/

 

Calif.: Ramona Gardens Becomes First Public Housing Project with Open-Air Market

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-ramona-gardens-market-20161028-story.html

 

Calif.: Homelessness Became a Crisis in L.A. During the 198s, But the City Struggled to Act

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-homeless-retrospective-20161027-story.html
 

October 27

NAHRO News

HUD to Expand Housing Protections for Survivors of Violence 

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/hud-expand-housing-protections-survivors-violence

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: East Harlem Health Impact Assessment Shows Importance of Affordable Housing to The Health Of Community Residents

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-09-east-harlem-health-impact-importance.html

 

N.Y.: First Affordable Housing Complex in Corona in Three Decades is Eco-Friendly Haven for Seniors

http://qns.com/story/2016/10/26/first-affordable-housing-complex-corona-three-decades-eco-friendly-haven-seniors/

 

N.Y.: Church Pursues Affordable-Housing Project under Program Spurring Religious Groups to Build Across Brooklyn

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20161017/REAL_ESTATE/161019883?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

OH.: Seniors in low-Income Housing Get Makeovers

http://www.13abc.com/content/news/Seniors-in-low-income-housing-get-makeovers-398712311.html

 

D.C.: New Affordable Housing Building Opens Above Shaw Metro

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/housing-complex/blog/20838656/new-affordable-housing-building-opens-above-shaw-metro

 

Mich.: Shelter Proposed on Campus of High School for At-Risk, Homeless Youth

http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2016/10/shelter_proposed_on_campus_of.html

 

October 26

National News

Airbnb Backs A Campaign To Build Homeless Housing In L.A. With A $100,000 Donationa

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-airbnb-homeless-housing-20161018-snap-story.html

 

Non-national News

 

October 25

NAHRO News

Reminder: Urge Congress to Pass T-HUD Bill, Help NAHRO Send 1,000 Letters to the Hill

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/reminder-urge-congress-pass-t-hud-bill-help-nahro-send-1000-letters-hill

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: Should NYCHA Strip Names Of Slave Owners From Housing?

http://www.fox5ny.com/news/213440868-story

 

Penn.: State Awards $3 Million For LGBT-Friendly Affordable Housing In Philly

http://www.phillyvoice.com/state-awards-3-million-lgbt-friendly-affordable-housing-philly/

 

Del.: Wilmington Housing Authority Names New Boss

http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2016/10/24/housing-authority-names-new-executive-director/92682198/

 

Fla.: Bradenton Looks To Streamline Affordable Housing Opportunities

http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/article110030642.html

 

Ill.: CHA And CPL Plan Co-Located Housing, Libraries

http://abc7chicago.com/realestate/cha-and-cpl-plan-co-located-housing-libraries/1567402/

 

October 24

NAHRO News

HUD Issues Initial Implementation Guidance for HOTMA

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/hud-issues-initial-implementation-guidance-hotma

 

NAHRO in the News

Betsey Martens Leaving Boulder Housing Partners after 31 Years

http://bizwest.com/betsey-martens-leaving-boulder-housing-partners-31-years/

 

Michelle R. Yarborough-Korb Appointed to NAHRO/NeighborWorks Community Revitalization and Development Professional CCRDP Examination Board

http://www.bipc.com/Michelle-R-Yarbrough-Korb-Appointed-to-NAHRONeighborWorks-Community-Revitalization-and-Development-Professional-CCRDP-Examination-Board-10-21-2016/

 

International News

Canada: Canadian Cities Ask for Nearly $13B in Affordable Housing Help

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/canadian-cities-affordable-housing-help

 

Non-national News

Penn.: Abington Woman Starts NOMAD Project to Help Area’s Homeless, Hungry

http://thetimes-tribune.com/lifestyles/abingtons-woman-starts-nomad-project-to-help-area-s-homeless-hungry-1.2107016

 

N.Y.: Harlem’s P.S. 186 Reveals Its Stunning Transformation into Affordable Housing

http://ny.curbed.com/2016/10/21/13357536/harlem-school-conversion-before-after-photos

 

N.J. Sandy-Funded Affordable Housing Project Nearing Completion

http://www.nj.com/monmouth/index.ssf/2016/10/shore_affordable_housing_community_funded_with_san.html

 

S.C. New Downtown Developments Coming to Help Combat Homelessness

http://www.live5news.com/story/33451188/new-downtown-developments-coming-to-help-combat-homelessness

 

Ill.: City to Expand Library Facilities in Public Housing Developments

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/10/21/city-to-expand-library-facilities-in-public-housing-developments/

 

Missouri: Techies Work Two Days Straight to Hack Homelessness

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/techies-work-two-days-straight-to-hack-homelessness/article_2347d070-2335-5048-86e4-a944cf8f8490.html

 

Minn.: Minnesota Housing Finance Agency Makes Awards to Region Affordable Housing Projects

http://www.southernminn.com/st_peter_herald/news/article_e28ad142-c7a1-5ec6-9a3d-0c63782118c3.html

 

Wash: Seattle Mayor Announces Interim Action Plan on Homelessness

http://www.kiro7.com/news/local/mayor-ed-murray-announces-interim-action-plan-on-homelessness/459559764

 

October 21

NAHRO News

Reminder: Urge Congress to Pass T-HUD Bill, Help NAHRO Send 1,000 Letters to the Hill

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/reminder-urge-congress-pass-t-hud-bill-help-nahro-send-1000-letters-hill

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: Should NYCHA Strip Names Of Slave Owners From Housing?

http://www.fox5ny.com/news/213440868-story

 

Penn.: State Awards $3 Million For LGBT-Friendly Affordable Housing In Philly

http://www.phillyvoice.com/state-awards-3-million-lgbt-friendly-affordable-housing-philly/

 

Del.: Wilmington Housing Authority Names New Boss

http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2016/10/24/housing-authority-names-new-executive-director/92682198/

 

Fla.: Bradenton Looks To Streamline Affordable Housing Opportunities

http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/article110030642.html

 

Ill.: CHA And CPL Plan Co-Located Housing, Libraries

http://abc7chicago.com/realestate/cha-and-cpl-plan-co-located-housing-libraries/1567402/

 

October 20

National News

The Inequality Fight Dividing Hillary Clinton’s Hometown

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/10/inequality-affordable-housing-westchester-chappaqua-new-york-214360

 

Non-national News

Va.: Housing Coalition RYSE Makes Progress In Ending Student Homelessness

http://www.roanoke.com/news/local/roanoke/ryse-makes-progress-in-push-to-end-student-homelessness/article_c5d6f7ef-ba49-5335-822b-21be6b2d67ea.html

 

Tenn.: Should Affordable Housing Have 'Conduct' Rules For Tenants?

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2016/10/19/tenant-conduct-proposal-nashville-affordable-housing-projects-criticized/92420602/

 

October 19

International News

Habitat III Sessions

http://webtv.un.org/%20http:/www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/archive.html/watch/adequate-and-affordable-housing-high-level-roundtables-habitat-iii/5175837153001

 

National News

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.C.: Leaders Stress Importance Of Referendums On Affordable Housing, Infrastructure

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/referendums-on-affordable-housing-infrastructure-important-ballot-vote-leaders-say/458452729

 

Calif.: New Leader In The Struggle With Homelessness In San Diego

http://www.kusi.com/clip/12833420/new-leader-in-the-struggle-with-homelessness-in-san-diego

 

October 18

HUD and Administration News

HUD Awards $500 Million To Louisiana, Texas, West Virginia Flood Areas

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2016/HUDNo_16-156

 

International News

Canada: From Homelessness To Affordable Housing Advocate

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

 

Non-national News

N.Y.: Plan To Turn Sunset Park Library Into 49 Low-Income Apartments Moves Forward

https://www.6sqft.com/non-profit-developer-moving-ahead-with-plans-to-turn-sunset-park-library-into-49-low-income-apartments/

 

Penn.: First Phase Of Choice Neighborhood Green Housing Complete In Larimer And East Liberty

http://www.nextpittsburgh.com/city-design/first-phase-choice-neighborhood-complete/

 

Calif.: A Plan For The Homeless In Venice Stokes A Fight Over Its 'Heart And Soul'

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-venice-boardwalk-homeless-20160906-snap-story.html

 

October 6

Non-national News

La.: Leesvlle Project First Public Housing Package Of Its Kind

http://www.leesvilledailyleader.com/news/20161005/leesvlle-project-first-public-housing-package-of-its-kind

 

Calif.: Onizuka Affordable Housing Breaks Ground In Sunnyvale

http://abc7news.com/society/onizuka-affordable-housing-breaks-ground-in-sunnyvale/1541268/

 

October 5

Non-national News

Mass.: Question Pits Affordable Housing Against Beach Redevelopment

http://www.eagletribune.com/news/question-pits-affordable-housing-against-beach-redevelopment/article_362c5101-c0ef-52f8-9383-6fe280f1ddaf.html

 

N.Y.: NYC Makes Affordable Housing Lottery Process Easier For Homeless After Lowering Credit Score Bar

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-affordable-housing-lottery-process-easier-homeless-article-1.2817894

 

N.Y.: Council To Consider PILOT For Senior Housing Projects

http://www.fltimes.com/news/council-to-consider-pilot-for-senior-housing-projects/article_6531e414-8a30-11e6-8038-733f112a9924.html

 

October 4

Non-national News

N.Y.: Kids And Class Collide In NYC's Gentrifying Chelsea

http://www.citylab.com/housing/2016/10/kids-and-class-collide-in-nycs-gentrifying-chelsea/502412/

 

Va.: Richmond-Based Statewide Fair Housing Group Receives Two Federal Grants

http://www.richmond.com/business/local/article_aff939d6-be7c-53f5-9ad5-f14279e8ed3c.html

 

Colo.: Griego: The Unseen Reach Of An Affordable Housing Crisis

http://www.coloradoindependent.com/161510/colorado-affordable-housing

 

October 3

National News

In ‘By The People,’ Designing For The Underserved And Overlooked

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/30/arts/design/review-in-by-the-people-designing-for-the-underserved-and-overlooked.html?_r=0

 

Non-national News

Mass.: He Went From City Public Housing To Owning 3 Pubs

http://www.lowellsun.com/news/ci_30426149/he-went-from-city-public-housing-owning-3

 

Conn.: Branford Gets $1.65M Grant Toward Affordable Housing Construction

http://www.nhregister.com/general-news/20160930/branford-gets-165m-grant-toward-affordable-housing-construction

 

Ga.: Atlanta Names New Housing Authority Director

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/atlanta-names-new-housing-authority-director/nshQM/

 

Minn.: Twin Cities Group Creates $25M Fund To Preserve Affordable Housing

http://www.startribune.com/group-creates-25m-fund-to-preserve-affordable-housing/395568751/

 

Texas: PA Housing Authority Gains High Rating From HUD

http://www.panews.com/2016/09/30/pa-housing-authority-gains-high-rating-from-hud/