October 2017 Clips

October 31

NAHRO News

HUD Publishes Additional Guidance on Implementing HOTMA Voucher Provisions

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/31/hud-publishes-additional-guidance-on-implementing-hotma-voucher-provisions/

 

National News

Where Evictions Hurt the Most

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2017/10/where-evictions-hurt-the-most/544238/

 

Non-National News

Md.: Maryland Attorney General Investigating Kushner-Owned Apartments

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/investigations/bs-md-kushner-investigation-20171030-story.html

 

D.C.: DC Marijuana Activists Are Giving Out Free Pot Outside HUD Today

https://www.washingtonian.com/2017/10/31/free-weed-will-be-given-out-tomorrow-at-dcmjs-hauntedbyhud-demonstration/

 

Tenn.: Housing Nonprofit Turns Toiletry Giveaway Into 'Block Party' For Those In Need

http://www.knoxnews.com/story/news/2017/10/30/legacy-housing-foundation-turns-toiletry-giveaway-into-block-party-those-need/807544001/

 

Calif.: Sacramento's Affordable Housing, Homelessness Issues Tackled At Summit

http://www.abc10.com/news/local/sacramento/sacramentos-affordable-housing-homelessness-issues-tackled-at-summit/487397373

 

Wash.: Urbanists, Architects Say Backyard Cottages Are a Must in Affordable Housing Push

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/urbanists-architects-backyard-cottages-affordable-housing

 

October 30

NAHRO News

HUD-VASH Voucher Registration of Interest Deadline Extended

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/30/hud-vash-voucher-registration-of-interest-deadline-extended/

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: Five Years After Sandy, Are We Better Prepared?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/29/nyregion/five-years-after-sandy-are-we-better-prepared.html

 

S.C.: Columbia Looks To Remake Housing Project Into A More Upscale $60 Million Destination

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/columbia-looks-to-remake-housing-project-into-a-more-upscale/article_2917a392-ba7c-11e7-bf0b-b743ea75d446.html

 

La.: How Airbnb Is Pushing Locals Out Of New Orleans’ Coolest Neighborhoods

http://thelensnola.org/2017/10/30/how-airbnb-is-pushing-locals-out-of-new-orleans-coolest-neighborhoods/

 

Puerto Rico: HUD May Relocate Displaced Puerto Ricans To Mainland US: Report

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/357726-hud-may-relocate-displaced-puerto-ricans-to-mainland-us-report

 

Mo.: Low-Income Housing Tax Credits Are Crucial For Missouri

http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/20171030/low-income-housing-tax-credits-are-crucial-for-missouri

 

October 24

NAHRO News

HUD Guidance on Sub-awarding Homeless Assistance Funds to PHAs and Local Redevelopment Authorities

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/23/hud-guidance-on-sub-awarding-homeless-assistance-funds-to-phas-and-local-redevelopment-authorities/

 

National News

Watch: Rep. Al Green Schools Ben Carson On How Public Housing Cuts Impact The Poor

https://newsone.com/3754990/al-green-ben-carson-public-housing-budget-cuts/

 

America’s Affordable-Housing Stock Dropped By 60 Percent From 2010 To 2016

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/10/23/americas-affordable-housing-stock-dropped-by-60-percent-from-2010-to-2016/?utm_term=.6eeab19fd761

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: Who’s the Mayor for Public Housing?

https://citylimits.org/2017/10/23/whos-the-mayor-for-public-housing/

 

Md.: 1,500 Affordable Housing Units Headed for Baltimore Could Multiply

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/affordable-housing-baltimore-could-multiply

 

D.C.: New Urban Farm in D.C. Is About More Than a Food Desert

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/new-urban-farm-model-washington-dc

 

Texas: How The Affordable Housing Crisis Is Playing Out In One Dallas Neighborhood

http://www.npr.org/2017/10/23/559618396/how-the-affordable-housing-crisis-is-playing-out-in-one-dallas-neighborhood

 

October 23

HUD and Administration News

HUD Allocates Additional $58 Million To Help Texas Recover From Hurricane Harvey

https://www.hud.gov/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2017/HUDNo_17-093

 

NAHRO News

How Our Government Segregated America: An Interview with Richard Rothstein

http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/167066

 

Non-National News

Pa.: 'Mass Migration' From Puerto Rico Brings Hundreds to Philadelphia

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Mass-Migration-From-Puerto-Rico-Brings-Hundreds-to-Philadelphia-451937933.html

 

Fla.: Jordan Park To Get $20 Million Makeover And New Senior Housing

http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/realestate/jordan-park-to-get-20-million-makeover-and-new-senior-housing/2341805

 

Texas: Alazan-Apache Courts Were Major Improvement Over Slums They Replaced

http://www.expressnews.com/life/life_columnists/paula_allen/article/Alazan-Apache-Courts-were-major-improvement-over-12295132.php

 

Colo.: Betsey Martens: More Affordable Housing, Fewer Cars (Opinion)

http://www.dailycamera.com/guest-opinions/ci_31391645/betsey-martens-more-affordable-housing-fewer-cars

 

October 20

NAHRO News

HUD Posts 2018 Public Housing Operating Fund Schedule

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/19/hud-posts-2018-public-housing-operating-fund-schedule/

 

HUD Publishes Preliminary Guidance on Porting from Non-Operational PHAs

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/19/hud-publishes-preliminary-guidance-on-porting-from-non-operational-phas/

 

Non-National News

Md.: Md. Lawmakers Consider More Incentives For Affordable Housing

https://wtop.com/maryland/2017/10/maryland-affordable-housing-homelessness-incentives/

 

Ill.: How Chicago’s Section 8 Voucher Voting Bloc Could Sway Local Elections

https://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2017/10/20/how-chicagos-section-8-voucher-voting-bloc-could-sway-local-elections

 

Minn.: Former Richfield Apartment Tenants Reach $650,000 Settlement

http://www.startribune.com/former-richfield-apartment-tenants-reach-650-000-settlement/451636403/

 

Wyo.: Casper Housing Authority Breaks Ground On Raven Crest Apartments

http://www.wyomingbusinessreport.com/newsletter_pm/casper-housing-authority-breaks-ground-on-raven-crest-apartments/article_4f6fcac0-b50d-11e7-863c-7fd000be12c4.html

 

October 19

Non-National News

N.Y.: 'The Stars Beneath Our Feet': Building Resilience & Building With Legos

http://wuwm.com/post/stars-beneath-our-feet-building-resilience-building-legos#stream/0

 

D.C.: Are You Ready for 'Evicted' Live?

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2017/10/are-you-ready-for-evicted-live/543096/?utm_source=twb

 

N.C.: 130 Affordable Housing Units Open In Honor Of Charlotte Civic Leader

http://www.fox46charlotte.com/news/local-news/130-affordable-housing-units-open-in-honor-of-charlotte-civic-leader

 

N.C.: Charlotte Housing Inspector Under Fire For Inflammatory Facebook Post

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/charlotte-housing-inspector-under-fire-for-inflammatory-facebook-post/626596797

 

Ga.: Advocates: Data Reveals Signs That Poor Are Being Pushed Out Of Atlanta Beltline Neighborhoods

http://investigations.blog.ajc.com/2017/10/18/advocates-data-reveals-signs-that-poor-are-being-pushed-out-of-atlanta-beltline-neighborhoods/

 

Wash.: Supportive Apartments For Those Experiencing Homelessness Open On First Hill This Week

https://seattle.curbed.com/2017/10/18/16501416/first-hill-permanent-supportive-apartments-homeless

 

Calif.: Oakland: City, County To Turn Vacant Properties Into Affordable Housing

http://www.ktvu.com/news/oakland-city-county-to-turn-vacant-properties-into-affordable-housing

 

October 18

Non-National News

N.H.: PHA Toilet Conversions Save Money, Water

http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20171017/pha-toilet-conversions-save-money-water

 

N.Y.: Van Bramer Says He’ll Listen to Public Housing Residents on Rezonings

https://citylimits.org/2017/10/17/van-bramer-says-hell-listen-to-public-housing-residents-on-rezonings/

 

N.J.: 87-Year-Old NJ Woman Faces Eviction Over Grandson Who Brings Her Donuts, Checks Her Mail

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Woman-Faces-Eviction-Over-Grandson-Who-Brings-Her-donuts-Checks-Her-Mail-451357133.html

 

Pa.: Could Amazon's Second HQ Negatively Impact Affordable Housing In Pittsburgh?

http://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/could-amazons-second-hq-negatively-impact-affordable-housing-in-pittsburgh/626075468

 

Ga.: Albany, Lee Co. Housing Authority Officials Discuss Potential Consolidation

http://www.walb.com/story/36621750/albany-lee-co-housing-authority-officials-discuss-potential-consolidation

 

Wis.: City Council Approves Funding For Affordable Housing Project

http://www.nbc15.com/content/news/Madison-Common-Council-approves-451374893.html

 

Ill.: Three convicted of stealing from CHA, including man who netted $365K

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/three-convicted-of-stealing-from-cha-including-man-who-netted-365k/

 

Ark.: Fayetteville Housing Authority Plan Passes City Council

http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2017/oct/18/fayetteville-housing-authority-plan-pas/

 

Texas: Brazos Valley Food Bank Unveils New Program "Together We Grow" At Annual Fundraising Banquet

http://www.theeagle.com/news/local/brazos-valley-food-bank-unveils-new-program-at-annual-banquet/article_7a57f3bf-6cf1-5aa5-ac1d-d019a96340bc.html

 

Calif.: Sacramento County Just Found Millions Of Extra Dollars To Spend On Homelessness. Time To Cash In

http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/editorials/article179425011.html

 

October 17

Non-National News

N.J.: Thousands Of N.J. Residents Live In These 23 Failing Housing Complexes

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2017/10/nj_taxpayers_are_funding_these_failing_housing_com.html

 

Pa.: Former Homeless Man Claims Agency Saved Him From A Slow Death On Streets

http://www.sungazette.com/news/top-news/2017/10/former-homeless-man-claims-agency-saved-him-from-a-slow-death-on-streets/

 

Pa.: Three Local Women Take Off The Masks Of Poverty In New Documentary

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/10/16/we-wear-the-mask-Poverty-documentary/stories/201710140007

 

N.C.: Council Votes For Affordable Housing On City Land In Downtown Durham

http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article179219766.html

 

N.C.: Wake County Wants More Affordable Housing. Will That Mean A Tax Increase?

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/wake-county/article179193921.html

 

S.C.: Greenville Housing Authority Officially Opens New Apartment Complex For Seniors

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/2017/10/16/greenville-housing-authority-sliding-rock-ramsey-drive-nicholtown/768243001/

 

Ohio: City Council Oks More Than $97,000 In Community Grant Funds

http://www.indeonline.com/news/20171016/city-council-oks-more-than-97000-in-community-grant-funds

 

Ohio: Rep. Turner Says Dayton Lost Nearly $500,000 Of HOME Funds Due To Mismanagement

http://fox45now.com/news/local/congressman-turner-says-dayton-lost-nearly-500000-of-home-funds-due-to-mismanagement

 

Mo.: St. Louis Health Department To Take Housing Authority To Court Over Mice At Public Housing Complex

http://fox2now.com/2017/10/15/st-louis-health-department-to-take-housing-authority-to-court-over-mice-at-publice-housing-complex/

 

Calif.: It’s An Uphill Battle For Affordable Housing In Davis

http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/its-an-uphill-battle-for-affordable-housing-in-davis/

 

 

October 16

NAHRO News

NAHRO Monitor October 15, 2017

http://www.nahro.org/node/403/year/2017/month/10/date/0

 

NAHRO Announces 2017 Individual Award Winners

http://www.nahro.org/press-releases

 

Non-National News

Ct.: Puerto Ricans Fleeing Disaster Begin Arriving In New Bedford

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/news/20171013/puerto-ricans-fleeing-disaster-begin-arriving-in-new-bedford

 

Pa.: This Philly Transformation Plan Rethinks the Neighborhood School

https://nextcity.org/features/view/philadelphia-transformation-plan-neighborhood-school-sharswood

 

Md.: Annapolis Election Primer Annapolis Election Focuses on Future of Public Housing

http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/government/ac-cn-public-housing-1013-story.html

 

Fla.: Just 3 Percent of Miami Two-Bed Apartments Are Cheap Enough to Qualify for Rental Assistance

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/miami-too-expensive-for-hud-section-8-housing-voucher-assistance-9745779

 

Ky.: ‘I Haven’t Had Water In Five Months.’ Her Home Was Condemned. Then She Was Evicted.

http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article178708891.html

 

Ark.: Conway Housing Authority Director Believes In ‘A Hand Up’

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2017/oct/15/conway-housing-authority-director-believes-hand/

 

Calif.: California Fires Leave Many Homeless Where Housing Was Already Scarce

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/15/us/california-fires-housing-shortage.html

 

October 12

Non-National News

N.Y.: Public Housing Residents Ask the Crowd to Fund Sustainability Projects

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/public-housing-residents-crowdfunding-sustainability-project

 

Pa.: Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority Receives Grant

http://www.pahomepage.com/news/wilkes-barre-housing-authority-receives-grant/833109111

 

Pa.: HUD Ends Subsidies to Pittsburgh Rental Units in 'Deplorable Condition'

http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/12828518-74/hud-ends-subsidies-to-pittsburgh-rental-units-in-deplorable-condition

 

Md.: Pugh Puts Price On Fighting Baltimore Homelessness: $350 Million

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-pugh-homeless-plan-20171011-story.html

 

Fla.: More Than Half Miami's Federal Housing Aid Goes to the Rich, Study Says

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/rich-miamians-get-more-federal-housing-assistance-than-poor-study-says-9739805

 

Mich.: Grand Rapids Housing Commission Offers Housing Solutions for Homeless and Low-Income Community Members

http://www.therapidian.org/grand-rapids-housing-commission-offers-housing-solutions-homeless-and-low-income-community-members

 

October 11

National News

Federal Government Spends More Subsidizing Homeowners Than It Does Helping People Avoid Homelessness

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/where-we-live/wp/2017/10/11/the-federal-government-spends-more-than-twice-as-much-subsidizing-homeowners-as-it-does-helping-people-avoid-homelessness/?utm_term=.57faa1608dea

 

Affordable Housing And Inclusionary Zoning Study Examines Paths To Inclusive Communities

https://www.curbed.com/2017/10/10/16454688/inclusionary-zoning-affordable-housing-study

 

Non-National News

N.J.: Asbury Park Breaks Ground On Affordable Housing

http://www.app.com/story/news/local/communitychange/2017/10/11/asbury-park-affordable-housing/749407001/

 

Va.: ‘I’m Scared For My Kids:’ Small Number Of Residents Get Chance To Move Out Of Housing Projects

http://wtvr.com/2017/10/10/violence-escalating-in-richmond-housing-projects/

 

Ill.: Rehab Of Lathrop, Largest Public Housing Complex On N. Side, Breaks Ground

https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20171010/logan-square/lathrop-homes-redevelopment-project-groundbreaking-ceremony

 

Ill.: Senator Durbin Talks Housing Crisis With Cairo 7th Graders

http://www.wsiltv.com/story/36566318/senator-durbin-talks-housing-crisis-with-cairo-7th-graders

 

La.: Alexandria Housing Authority Announces $67M Investment To Upgrade 556 Housing Units

http://www.kalb.com/content/news/Alexandria-Housing-Authority-announces-67M-investment-to-upgrade-556-housing-units-450307943.html

 

October 10

International News

Australia: 'I'm not going anywhere': Defiant 90-year-old paying $100 a week for multi-million-dollar view is the LAST resident of public housing tower overlooking Sydney Harbour - and she says developers will have to wait until she dies

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4954132/Myra-Demetriou-resident-Sydney-s-Sirius.html

 

National News

How to Make Private Investment in Infrastructure Really Work

https://www.citylab.com/solutions/2017/10/how-to-make-private-investment-in-infrastructure-really-work/542367/

 

Congress Has a Great Way to Create New Housing After Hurricane Disasters

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2017/10/congress-has-a-great-way-to-create-new-housing-after-hurricane-disasters/542016/

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: Massive Rally Demands Adoption of Alternative Housing Proposals

https://citylimits.org/2017/10/10/massive-rally-demands-adoption-of-alternative-housing-proposals/

 

N.C.: Affordable Housing Proposed For Durham Public School Teachers

http://wunc.org/post/affordable-housing-proposed-durham-public-school-teachers#stream/0

 

Ill.: Illinois Awards $22M in Tax Credits for Affordable Housing

http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-awards-22m-tax-credits-affordable-housing#stream/0

 

Kan.: Renovations Coming To Many Properties In Wichita

http://www.knssradio.com/articles/renovations-coming-many-properties-wichita

 

Ariz.: Phoenix To Outsource Low Income Housing Program

https://kjzz.org/content/547611/phoenix-outsource-low-income-housing-program

 

Wash.: If You Think It’s Tough To Find A Place To Live, Try Being Poor

http://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/local/article177522041.html

 

Calif.: Bank Funds ‘Granny’ Units Project In Affordable Housing Experiment For San Jose, L.A.

http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/10/09/an-affordable-housing-experiment-for-san-jose-and-los-angeles-bank-funds-pilot-project-to-help-build-granny-units/

 

Calif.: Camarillo, Simi Valley, T.O. Awarded $1.3 Million In Federal HUD Grants

http://www.vcstar.com/story/news/local/2017/10/09/camarillo-simi-valley-thousand-oaks-awarded-1-3-million-federal-hud-grants/747674001/

 

October 6

NAHRO News

What to Know About the CDBG Disaster Recovery Program

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/05/what-to-know-about-the-cdbg-disaster-recovery-program/

 

HUD Publishes Expedited Waiver Process Notice for PHAs affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/05/hud-publishes-expedited-waiver-process-notice-for-phas-affected-by-hurricanes-harvey-irma-and-maria/

 

National News

15 U.S. Communities Win Urban Planning Award

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/15-us-communities-win-urban-planning-award

 

Non-National News

V.I.: U.S. Virgin Islands Struggling In Devastation Of Hurricanes Irma, Maria

http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2017/10/05/virgin-islands-hurricane-irma-maria-tutu-high-rise-apartments

 

N.Y.: De Blasio Expands Affordable Housing, But Results Aren’t Always Visible

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/05/nyregion/de-blasio-affordable-housing-new-york-city.html?_r=0

 

N.J.: In Surprise Move, Newark Housing Authority Votes To Demolish Terrell Homes

http://www.nj.com/essex/index.ssf/2017/10/in_surprise_move_newark_housing_authority_votes_to.html

 

Iowa: Former Buchanan School To Receive $3.5 Million In State Assistance

http://www.kwqc.com/content/news/Former-Buchanan-School-to-receive-35-million-in-state-assistance-449578033.html

 

Mo.: Parks And Sidewalks To Be Constructed With HUD Funds

http://www.fox5krbk.com/story/36531646/parks-and-sidewalks-to-be-constructed-with-hud-funds

 

Texas: Houston Housing Authority Again Asks Residents to Move Because of Flooding

http://www.houstonpress.com/news/houston-housing-authority-again-asks-residents-to-move-due-to-harvey-flooding-9851907

 

Calif.: When Will Fresno’s Promised Rental Inspection Program Begin?

http://www.fresnobee.com/news/special-reports/housing-blight/article177225101.html

 

October 5

Non-National News

Mass.: Brandy Hill Apartment's $8.6 Million Renovation Nearly Done

https://wareham-ma.villagesoup.com/p/brandy-hill-apartments-8-6-million-renovation-nearly-done/1693257

 

N.Y.: Bill de Blasio is Still in His First Term and We’re Already Debating His Housing Legacy

https://citylimits.org/2017/10/04/bill-de-blasio-is-still-in-his-first-term-and-were-already-debating-his-housing-legacy/

 

Va.: Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority to Improve Units

http://www.nbc29.com/story/36524069/charlottesville-redevelopment-and-housing-authority-to-improve-housing-units

 

S.C.: Goodbye, memories: Demolition starts at Columbia's Gonzales Gardens

http://www.wistv.com/story/36524032/goodbye-memories-demolition-starts-at-columbias-gonzales-gardens

 

Ariz.: Navajo Housing Authority Will Forfeit $26 Million From Feds Over Failed Housing Projects

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2017/10/04/navajo-housing-authority-forfeits-26-million-hud-over-failed-home-projects/732793001/

 

Calif.: Ripon Spending $208K On Ramps, Sidewalks

http://www.mantecabulletin.com/section/1/article/146935/

 

October 4

NAHRO News

HUD Releases Operating Fund Reserves to PHAs

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/03/hud-releases-operating-fund-reserves-to-phas/

 

HUD Announces Funding Awards

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/03/hud-announces-funding-awards/

 

21 Housing and Community Development Agencies Win National Excellence Awards

http://www.nahro.org/21-housing-and-community-development-agencies-win-national-excellence-awards

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: Homeless Men Living in Luxury Kew Gardens Hotel-Apartment Tower, City Says

https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20171003/kew-gardens/kew-gardens-hotel-comfort-inn-the-kewl

 

Pa.: Commissioners Approve CDBG Projects

http://www.lewistownsentinel.com/news/local-news/2017/10/commissioners-approve-cdbg-projects-2/

 

Md.: State Settles Maryland Housing Discrimination Complaint, Hundreds Of Affordable Homes Promised

http://www.citypaper.com/blogs/the-news-hole/bcpnews-a-225-000-settlement-in-maryland-housing-discrimination-complaint-orders-1-500-new-low-income-family-20171003-story.html

 

Va.: Developer Agrees To Pay $340K, Boost Services In HUD Settlement Over Discrimination Complaints In Hopewell

http://www.richmond.com/news/local/central-virginia/tri-cities/developer-agrees-to-pay-k-boost-services-in-hud-settlement/article_cce95eb4-df79-5256-82eb-dae992541bc0.html

 

Ill.: Harvard Zoning Commission Rejects Developer's Plans For Senior Housing Complex

http://www.nwherald.com/2017/10/03/harvard-zoning-commission-rejects-developers-plans-for-senior-housing-complex/abe3xg0/

 

Ill.: City Council Approves $335,000 For Affordable Housing In Lake Forest

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-forest/news/ct-lfr-affordable-housing-tl-1005-20171003-story.html

 

October 3

NAHRO News

October is Housing America Month

http://www.nahro.org/news-content/october-housing-america-month

 

HUD Sends Letter to PHAs in Declared Disaster Counties on Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/03/hud-sends-letter-to-phas-in-declared-disaster-counties-on-hurricanes-harvey-irma-and-maria/

 

HUD Updates Industry Groups on Hurricane Assistance

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/02/hud-updates-industry-groups-on-hurricane-assistance/

 

HUD Issues Letter Regarding Cat Declawing

https://nahroblog.org/2017/10/02/hud-issues-letter-regarding-cat-declawing/

 

International News

Canada: Toronto Offering $28M In Incentives To Get 600 Affordable Housing Units Open Soon

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/affordable-housing-vote-1.4317380

 

National News

Here’s How 1,379 Affordable Housing Programs Stack Up

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/news-inclusionary-housing-survey-progress-limitations

 

Non-National News

Pa.: More Senior Affordable Housing On The Way In South, West Philly

https://philly.curbed.com/2017/10/2/16372914/philadelphia-senior-affordable-housing-south-philly

 

Tenn.: The Transformation Of Lee Apartments

http://www.timesnews.net/Community/2017/10/02/The-transformation-of-Lee-Apartments

 

October 2

HUD and Administration News

Jimmy Stracner Sworn In As Regional Administrator For HUD’S Pacific Region

http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98961-jimmy-stracner-sworn-in-as-regional-administrator-for-hud-s-pacific-region

 

Non-National News

Mich.: Jemison Talks Jobs, New Business, Workforce

http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20171001/news/640841/jemison-talks-jobs-new-business-workforce

 

Ind.: HUD Awards Grant To Terre Haute To Address Public Housing

http://indianapublicmedia.org/news/hud-awards-grant-terre-haute-address-public-housing-128531/

 

Kan.: KCK Housing Authority, Former Employees To Pay $360,000 For Sexual Harassment

http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article176175391.html

 

Calif.: Up To 600,000 Expected To Apply When L.A. Reopens Section 8 Housing List This Month After 13 Years

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-section-8-waiting-list-20170922-htmlstory.html

 

V.I.: US Virgin Islands Governor Wants Cruise Ships Back In Two Weeks. Hundreds Are Still Homeless.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/briannasacks/us-virgin-islands-debates-when-to-reopen-territory-to?utm_term=.daBdp3bjoo#.ocN5Jwoz44

 

Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico To Waive Rent Payments For Public Housing As 10,000 Remain In Shelters

http://abcnews.go.com/US/puerto-rico-approves-moratorium-rent-payments-public-housing/story?id=50197513