September 2017 Clips

September 27

Non-National News

N.Y.: Buffalo’s Veterans And Homeless Get A Second HELP-Ing Of Housing

http://wivb.com/2017/09/26/buffalos-veterans-and-homeless-get-a-second-help-ing-of-housing/

 

Pa.: HHA Joins Lawsuit To Recoup Funding

http://standardspeaker.com/news/hha-joins-lawsuit-to-recoup-funding-1.2247224

 

Ill.: Million-Dollar Question: What To Do With Money In Oak Park's Affordable Housing Fund?

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/oak-park/news/ct-oak-park-affordable-housing-tl-0928-20170926-story.html

 

Texas: Russell Terrace Apartments To Undergo Revitalization Project

http://www.kgns.tv/content/news/Russel-Terrace-folo-448025693.html

 

Texas: Some Public Housing Tenants Receiving Rent Refunds After Harvey

http://www.chron.com/business/real-estate/article/About-70-percent-of-Houstonians-flooded-in-public-12229830.php

 

Colo.: Affordable Housing Coming To Denver’s Booming River North Neighborhood

https://archpaper.com/2017/09/affordable-housing-denver-river-north/

 

Calif.: Stagnant Wages, Rising Rents Create Strong Demand For Affordable Housing

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2017/09/27/stagnant-wages-rising-rents-create-strong-demand-for-affordable-housing/

 

September 26

NAHRO in the News

EPD Quebec Unit Receives Award From Housing Authority

http://www.yourerie.com/news/local-news/epd-quebec-unit-receives-award-from-housing-authority/818339487

 

HUD and Administration News

Former Congressional Staffer David Tille Named HUD New England Regional Administrator

http://www.wmur.com/article/former-congressional-staffer-david-tille-named-hud-new-england-regional-administrator/12467835

 

Non-National News

Puerto Rico: In San Juan, 'The Aftermath Is Almost More Horrific Than The Actual Passing Of The Hurricane Itself'

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-puerto-rico-capital-20170926-story.html

 

Pa.: Former School To Become Low-Income Elderly Housing

http://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/former-school-to-become-low-income-elderly-housing/818482302

 

Ill.: IL Senators Write To President Trump Addressing Crisis In Cairo

http://www.kfvs12.com/story/36447976/il-senators-write-to-president-trump-addressing-crisis-in-cairo

 

Colo.: Loveland Housing Authority Director Retiring After 29 Years

http://www.reporterherald.com/news/loveland-local-news/ci_31330640/loveland-housing-authority-director-retiring-after-29-years

 

Wash.: Seattle Would Boost Spending On Homelessness Under Mayor Burgess’ Proposed Budget

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/seattle-grapples-with-homelessness-legal-spending-in-mayor-burgess-budget/

 

Hawaii: Missed Deadlines Lead The City To Lose Millions In Federal Housing Funds

http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36449679/city-lost-24m-in-hud-funds-could-lose-75m-more

 

September 25

Non-National News

Mass.: $100K Grant To Be Used To Coach Public Housing Tenants in Achieving "Better Life"

http://www.gloucestertimes.com/news/local_news/k-grant-to-be-used-to-coach-public-housing-tenants/article_3c76e35e-f68c-5d91-96e9-4eeb05b1c7e0.html

 

Pa.: East Liberty's Enright Court Remains a Modest Success Among Wasteful '70s Housing Programs

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/09/24/70s-era-homeownership-development/stories/201709240009

 

D.C.: Big Philanthropists Flock To D.C.’S Bridge Park Project to Battle Gentrification

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/digger/wp/2017/09/25/big-philanthropists-flock-to-d-c-s-bridge-park-project-to-battle-gentrification/?utm_term=.0ba72f350a9c

 

S.C.: Williams Terrace In Charleston a Welcome, Affordable Neighbor on Site of Former Housing Project

http://www.postandcourier.com/columnists/williams-terrace-in-charleston-a-welcome-affordable-neighbor-on-site/article_9c172238-994c-11e7-9092-8fc64b314d6c.html

 

Mo.: East St. Louis Housing Authority Returns To Local Control

https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2017/09/22/east-st-louis-housing-authority-returns-to-local.html

 

Utah: Fifty Years Ago, a Catholic Anarchist Tried To Help Solve Homelessness in Salt Lake City. Here’s What Happened.

http://www.sltrib.com/news/2017/09/24/fifty-years-ago-a-catholic-anarchist-tried-to-help-solve-homelessness-in-salt-lake-city-heres-what-happened/

 

September 22

National News

Maxine Waters Calls Ben Carson an ‘Educated Fool’

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/351844-maxine-waters-calls-ben-carson-an-educated-fool

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: Nonprofit Linked To NYCHA Creates Crowdfunding Portal for Sustainability Projects

http://www.gothamgazette.com/city/7211-nonprofit-linked-to-nycha-creates-crowdfunding-portal-for-sustainability-projects

 

Ind.: HUD Approves Demolition of Contaminated West Calumet Housing Complex

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/news/ct-ptb-east-chicago-west-calumet-demolition-hud-st-0922-20170921-story.html

 

Texas: HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Governor to Visit Beaumont, Port Arthur

http://kfdm.com/news/local/hud-secretary-ben-carson-to-visit-beaumont-port-arthur

 

Calif.: LA Metro Invests $9M in Loan Program to Build Affordable Housing Near Trains, Buses

https://www.scpr.org/news/2017/09/21/75855/la-metro-invests-9m-in-loan-program-to-build-affor/

 

Calif.: City Prepares Ambitious Affordable-Housing Package

https://mv-voice.com/news/2017/09/21/city-prepares-ambitious-affordable-housing-package

 

September 21

HUD and Administration News

Ben Carson: We're Changing HUD from a Bureaucracy to an Efficient Organization

http://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/351597-ben-carson-were-changing-hud-from-a-bureaucracy-to-an-efficient

 

Non-National News

N.C.: Twenty Chapel Hill Public Housing Residents Take Home Free Desktop Computers

http://chapelboro.com/news/news-around-town/twenty-chapel-hill-public-housing-residents-take-home-free-desktop-computers

 

Fla.: Allapattah Tenants Who Had Been Sleeping In Parking Lot Will Be Moved To Hotel Rooms

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article174406686.html

 

Ill.: Freeport Housing Authority Hires Interim CEO

http://www.journalstandard.com/news/20170920/freeport-housing-authority-hires-interim-ceo

 

Mont.: Bozeman Celebrates New Affordable Housing Development

https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/city/bozeman-celebrates-new-affordable-housing-development/article_83aa9498-e588-5296-b12c-5d6ac5638b9c.html

 

Calif.: Affordable Housing Exists In L.A. Check Out These Tours

http://www.latimes.com/home/la-hm-affordable-housing-20170923-story.html

 

September 20

NAHRO News

Are You Ready for Housing America Month?

http://www.housingamericacampaign.org/

 

Non-National News

Pa.: HUD Secretary Ben Carson Helps Formally Open a Philadelphia High School

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/09/19/us-hud-secretary-ben-carson-helps-formally-open-a-philadelphia-high-school/

 

Pa.: State College Receives Almost $808,000 in CDBG Funding, HOME Grants

http://www.centredaily.com/news/local/community/state-college/article174211511.html

 

Tenn.: Scott County, Oneida Receive CDBG Funding

http://ihoneida.com/2017/09/19/scott-county-oneida-receive-cdbg-funding/

 

Fla.: Tenants of Public Housing Evacuated Because of Hurricane Irma Now Live in the Parking Lot

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article174265251.html

 

Mich.: Detroit City Council Passes Affordable Housing Ordinance to Fight Gentrification

http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-city-council-passes-affordable-housing-ordinance-fight-gentrification

 

Ill.: 'A Step Forward': HUD, Shawnee Enterprises Ink Deal for Company to Reopen 10-Unit Apartment Complex in Cairo

http://thesouthern.com/news/local/acha/a-step-forward-hud-shawnee-enterprises-ink-deal-for-company/article_7c983675-ae19-5f90-9d16-2484363811e6.html

 

Wash.: Seattle Housing Authority’s Raven Terrace Named Nation’s Best Public Housing Redevelopment

https://www.seattlehousing.org/news/seattle-housing-authority%E2%80%99s-raven-terrace-named-nation%E2%80%99s-best-public-housing-redevelopment

 

September 19

Non-National News

Mass.: Glen St Groundbreaking: An Effort To Combat The Affordable Housing Crisis

http://www.scatvsomerville.org/news/glen-st-groundbreaking-effort-combat-affordable-housing-crisis-snn/

 

N.J.: Paterson Unveils New 63-Unit Senior Housing Complex in 4th Ward

http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/paterson-press/2017/09/18/paterson-unveils-new-63-unit-senior-housing-complex-4th-ward/677920001/

 

Pa.: Ben Carson to Oversee Reopening Of Philly School, Protests Planned

https://www.metro.us/news/local-news/philadelphia/ben-carson-to-oversee-reopening-philly-school-protests-planned

 

Va.: Special Report: Breaking Ground on Public Housing?

http://wavy.com/2017/09/18/special-report-breaking-ground-on-public-housing/

 

N.C.: After Scott Shooting, Charlotte Pledged More Affordable Housing. Is City On Track?

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article173964671.html

 

Texas: Why Houston Housing Is Poised to Get More Expensive and Unequal

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2017/09/housing-still-a-problem-in-nola-since-katrina/538371/

 

Ore.: Affordable Housing Project Introduced In Springfield

http://nbc16.com/news/local/affordable-housing-project-introduced-in-springfield

 

Hawaii: Hawaii Public Housing Authority, Hunt to Ink $1.3B Development Agreement

https://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2017/09/18/hawaii-public-housing-authority-hunt-to-ink-1-3b.html

 

September 18

NAHRO News

September 15 Monitor

http://www.nahro.org/nahro-monitor-2017

 

Pamela Patenaude Confirmed as HUD Deputy Secretary

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/15/pamela-patenaude-confirmed-as-hud-deputy-secretary/

 

HUD Extends FSS NOFA Application Deadline for PHAs Affected by Harvey and Irma

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/15/hud-extends-fss-nofa-for-phas-affected-by-harvey-and-irma/

 

Non-National News

Ill.: Feds Announce $4 Million for West Calumet Demolition

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/news/ct-ptb-east-chicago-federal-funds-st-0917-20170916-story.html

 

Ariz.: HUD Announces $8.3 Million Awarded Among 4 Arizona Tribes

http://tucson.com/news/local/hud-announces-million-awarded-among-arizona-tribes/article_8898d813-b7d3-54fd-83f2-c57d55c9692b.html

 

Wash.: Tenants Embrace Affordable Housing as Rent Skyrockets In Seattle Region

http://komonews.com/news/local/tenants-embrace-affordable-housing-options-as-rent-skyrockets-in-seattle-region

 

V.I.: Residents of Damaged Public Housing to Be Relocated

http://stthomassource.com/content/2017/09/15/residents-of-damaged-public-housing-to-be-relocated/

 

Calif.: Progress for Affordable Housing in Berkeley Made Possible With Approval of State Bills

http://www.dailycal.org/2017/09/17/california-legislature-approves-package-housing-bills/

 

September 15

NAHRO News

HUD Webinar on Procurement Requirements for CDBG Disaster Recovery Programs

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/14/hud-webinar-on-procurement-requirements-for-cdbg-disaster-recovery-programs/

 

HUD and Administration News

NH’s Pamela Patenaude Confirmed as Deputy HUD Secretary

http://www.wmur.com/article/nhs-pamela-patenaude-confirmed-as-deputy-hud-secretary/12245092

 

Non-National News

Mass.: Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us?

https://www.fastcodesign.com/90142917/are-green-buildings-killing-us

 

S.C.: Greystone Nabs $77M Affordable Housing Portfolio

https://www.multihousingnews.com/post/greystone-nabs-77m-affordable-housing-portfolio/

 

Mich.: 2 Michigan Native American Tribes Awarded $880,000 from HUD for Housing Development

https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/2-michigan-native-american-tribes-awarded-880000-from-hud-for-housing-development

 

Ind.: City Of Anderson Housing Authority Agrees To $70K Settlement in Discrimination Lawsuit

http://fox59.com/2017/09/14/city-of-anderson-housing-authority-agrees-to-70k-settlement-in-discrimination-lawsuit/

 

Alaska: HUD Gives Tribe $600,000 for Housing

http://www.pressrepublican.com/news/local_news/hud-gives-tribe-for-housing/article_1dedeef9-df71-5833-8899-eded9a508bd9.html

 

September 14

NAHRO News

Abt Releases New Study on FSS Program Results

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/14/abt-releases-new-study-on-fss-program-results/

 

HUD Releases 2018 QCTs and DDAs for the LIHTC Program

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/13/hud-releases-2018-qcts-and-ddas-for-the-lihtc-program/

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: New York Developer Raises Fund for Affordable Housing

https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-developer-raises-fund-for-affordable-housing-1505214000

 

N.C.: Housing Inequality Exhibit Opens Friday

https://www.indyweek.com/news/archives/2017/09/13/housing-inequality-exhibit-opens-friday

 

Ill.: Alexander County Residents Visit HUD Chicago Office to State Case for Saving Cairo

http://thesouthern.com/news/local/acha/alexander-county-residents-visit-hud-chicago-office-to-state-case/article_8c481a23-3275-53a7-8b0c-1634bc797f0f.html

 

Ark.: Little Rock Public Housing Undergoing Major Upgrades

http://www.thv11.com/news/local/little-rock-public-housing-undergoing-major-upgrades/474647540

 

Ark.: Twin River Community Living Facility Receives Grant

http://www.baxterbulletin.com/story/news/local/communities/2017/09/13/twin-river-community-living-facility-receives-grant/662694001/

 

Texas: Families Finding New Homes in San Antonio after Harvey Pushed Them Out

http://www.kens5.com/weather/harvey/families-calling-san-antonio-home-after-harvey-pushed-them-out-1/474705483

 

Iowa: $1.3 Million Awarded To Iowa Communities for Infrastructure Projects

https://kchanews.com/2017/09/13/1-3-million-awarded-to-iowa-communities-for-infrastructure-projects

 

September 12

NAHRO News

Congress Approves Short-Term Spending Bill

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/11/congress-approves-short-term-spending-bill/

 

National News

The Looming Superfund Nightmare

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/09/the-looming-superfund-nightmare/539316/

 

Endangered HUD Funds Will Drive the Hurricane Recovery

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2017/09/endangered-hud-funds-will-drive-the-hurricane-recovery/539373/

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: ‘We Qualify’: Candidate Rivera, Husband Defend Living in Section 8 Apartment

http://thevillager.com/2017/09/11/we-qualify-candidate-rivera-husband-defend-living-in-section-8-apartment/

 

Pa.: How a Government Nonprofit and Private Companies Turned Federal Funds into $400,000 Apartments for the Poor

https://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/nonprofit/#chHousing

 

Fla.: Hurricane Irma Leaves These Residents Stranded. And Many Are Elderly Hispanics.

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article172777566.html

 

Calif.: New Documentary Explores History of Gentrification and Its Presence in LA

https://la.curbed.com/2017/9/11/16288832/gentrification-la-city-rising-documentary-boyle-heights

 

V.I.: Hungry Residents in ‘Survival Mode’ on U.S. Virgin Islands

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/11/us/virgin-islands-irma.html

 

September 11

National News

This Budget Shift Would Make a Bad Housing Situation Worse

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-budget-shift-would-make-a-bad-housing-situation-worse/2017/09/08/5424349a-8126-11e7-ab27-1a21a8e006ab_story.html?utm_term=.b45fb9526dac

 

International News

U.K.: Frustrated Survivors of Grenfell Fire Ask, ‘When Will We Get Our Lives Back?’

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/09/world/europe/london-grenfell-fire-housing-survivors.html

 

Singapore: MP Louis Ng Submits Petition for Inclusive Public Housing for Single Parents

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/mp-louis-ng-submits-petition-for-inclusive-public-housing-for-9205226

 

Australia: Making Rent Cheaper For Melbourne's Low-Income Earners

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-10/how-to-make-melbourne-housing-more-affordable/8886630

 

Australia: Canberra Public Housing Rebuild Sees Spike in Homeless Using Shelters

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/canberra-public-housing-rebuild-sees-spike-in-homeless-using-shelters-20170904-gyagyn.html

 

Non-National News

Conn.: New Haven Partnership Takes On Affordable Housing, One New Home at a Time

http://wnpr.org/post/new-haven-partnership-takes-affordable-housing-one-new-home-time

 

N.Y.: Brooklyn Program Serves Up Tennis, Life Skills for Young Athletes at Housing Projects

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn-program-serves-tennis-life-skills-young-athletes-article-1.3483274

 

Ind.: Art, Agriculture, Accessibility Help Shape Gary Neighborhoods

http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/lake/art-agriculture-accessibility-help-shape-gary-neighborhoods/article_0c2b6940-2af9-5314-a4e1-506b940a0e9e.html

 

Mo.: This Is Why Teens Are Killing Each Other In East St. Louis and Around the Country

http://www.bnd.com/news/local/crime/article172095447.html

 

Texas: San Antonio Housing Authority Begins Construction of New Homes on West Side

http://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/san-antonio-houston-authority-begins-construction-of-new-homes-on-west-side

 

Calif.: Mayor Meets With Tenants, Property Owners to Mull Santa Cruz Housing

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/government-and-politics/20170909/mayor-meets-with-tenants-property-owners-to-mull-santa-cruz-housing

 

Hawaii: Officials Remove Developer from $100M Housing Plan

http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/state-wire/officials-remove-developer-100m-housing-plan

 

September 8

National News

How Housing Authorities Can Shape School Outcomes

https://www.citylab.com/solutions/2017/09/how-housing-authorities-can-directly-shape-school-outcomes/538983/

 

Like Hurricane Katrina, Harvey Poses a Real Threat to US Public Housing

https://www.theguardian.com/housing-network/2017/sep/08/hurricane-katrina-harvey-threat-us-public-housing

 

How Washington Traps Disaster Victims

http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/09/08/how-washington-traps-disaster-victims-000507

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: Spa City Gets Almost $300K to Aid Development Projects, Senators Say

http://www.saratogian.com/general-news/20170907/spa-city-gets-almost-300k-to-aid-development-projects-senators-say

 

N.Y.: Binghamton, Town of Union Awarded Funding To Fight Poverty

http://www.wbng.com/story/36312492/binghamton-town-of-union-awarded-funding-to-fight-poverty

 

Fla.: Local Housing Authorities Warn Public Housing Residents to Prepare For Storm and Heed Evacuation Orders

http://www.tampabay.com/news/tampa-housing-authority-issues-warnings-calls-on-public-housing-residents/2336613

 

Ohio: Money Will Be Used For Improvements by Downtown Building Owners

http://www.galioninquirer.com/features/lifestyle/22093/galion-receives-300000-in-cdbg-funding

 

Ill.: Chicago Pilots Program to Stem Gentrification on North and West Sides

https://archpaper.com/2017/09/chicago-pilot-affordable-housing/

 

Texas: Houston Students Are Heading Back — What They Find Could Change Schools Nationwide

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/09/08/548648307/houston-students-are-heading-back-what-they-find-could-change-schools-nationwide

 

S.D.: Brandon Heights II Apartments Offers New Affordable Housing

http://www.kdlt.com/2017/09/07/brandon-heights-ii-apartments-offers-new-affordable-housing/

 

September 7

Non-National News

Maine: Portland Adopts Incentives to Help Affordable Housing Projects Compete For State Funding

http://www.pressherald.com/2017/09/06/portland-adopts-zoning-incentives-to-help-affordable-housing-projects-compete-for-state-funding/

 

Vt.: 60 Affordable Housing Units Coming To Burlington

http://www.mynbc5.com/article/60-affordable-housing-units-coming-to-burlington/12189539

 

N.Y.: Sale of Brooklyn Housing Complex Would Benefit Trump

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/06/nyregion/starrett-city-housing-complex-trump-sale.html

 

Pa.: Renewing Renewal in Pittsburgh

https://www.citylab.com/design/2017/09/renewing-renewal-in-pittsburgh/538806/

 

N.C.: Communique: Affordable Housing Tour | "Real Households of New Hanover County" Saturday

http://whqr.org/post/communique-affordable-housing-tour-real-households-new-hanover-county-saturday#stream/0

 

Ind.: HUD Awards Rockport Housing Authority $224,000 for Upgrades

http://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/hud-awards-rockport-housing-authority-224000-upgrades

 

Mo.: From Hurricane Katrina to North St. Louis, Civil Engineering Grad Helps Ravaged Communities Rebuild

https://news.mst.edu/2017/09/from-hurricane-katrina-to-north-st-louis-civil-engineering-grad-helps-ravaged-communities-rebuild/

 

Calif.: Residents Block San Jose ‘Tiny Home’ Solution for Homelessness

http://kalw.org/post/residents-block-san-jose-tiny-home-solution-homelessness#stream/0

 

September 6

NAHRO News

HUD to Release Public Housing Information Collection Notices

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/05/hud-to-release-public-housing-information-collection-notices/

 

HUD and Administration News

Harvey Recovery Will Take Time, HUD Secretary Ben Carson Says

http://www.npr.org/2017/09/06/548819256/harvey-recovery-will-take-time-hud-secretary-ben-carson-says

 

Steve Harvey Teams with Ben Carson on HUD Project Despite ‘Vicious’ Anti-Trump Backlash

http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2017/09/05/steve-harvey-teams-ben-carson-hud/

 

International News

U.K.: London Mayor Blocks Move to Cut Affordable Housing

https://www.ft.com/content/b6446360-9243-11e7-a9e6-11d2f0ebb7f0

 

National News

Massive Coalition of Housing Groups Push Senate to Confirm Pam Patenaude as HUD Deputy Secretary

https://www.housingwire.com/articles/41228-massive-coalition-of-housing-groups-push-senate-to-confirm-pam-patenaude-as-hud-deputy-secretary

 

Non-National News

N.Y.: NYCHA Begins $63M Roof Repairs at Red Hook Houses as Part of Sandy Recovery Project

http://bklyner.com/nycha-begins-63m-roof-repairs-red-hook-houses-part-sandy-recovery-project/

 

Ga.: Decatur Inner-City Neighborhoods Get $400,000 in New Sidewalks

http://herald-review.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/decatur-inner-city-neighborhoods-get-in-new-sidewalks/article_a160e5e9-8d3d-5b4f-8300-773505cb2dbb.html

 

Ill.: Freeport’s Larry Williams Chosen as Next CEO of Rockford Housing Authority

http://www.rrstar.com/news/20170905/freeports-larry-williams-chosen-as-next-ceo-of-rockford-housing-authority

 

Ill.: Landlord v. Tenant: Mom's Quest for Housing Leaves Her Trapped

http://wglt.org/post/landlord-v-tenant-moms-quest-housing-leaves-her-trapped#stream/0

 

Ill.: Sen. Duckworth Presses HUD to Get Its Story Straight Concerning Cairo Relocation Effort

http://thesouthern.com/news/local/acha/sen-duckworth-presses-hud-to-get-its-story-straight-concerning/article_0694c3fb-bcec-570d-9db0-adcfc3d1f4c7.html

 

Ind.: Photographer Revisits Subjects in Indiana Housing Project 25 Years Later

https://www.wbez.org/shows/morning-shift/photographer-revisits-subjects-in-indiana-housing-project-25-years-later/9e6dc1d9-5b2d-401b-9ad0-e54cb130e8dd

 

Wash.: UW Plans Affordable Housing Project for Employees Struggling With Seattle Market

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/real-estate/uw-plans-affordable-housing-project-for-employees-struggling-with-seattle-market/

 

September 5

NAHRO News

HUD Publishes FY 2018 Fair Market Rents

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/01/hud-publishes-fy-2018-fair-market-rents/

 

HUD Publishes HUD-VASH Registration of Interest Notice

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/01/hud-publishes-hud-vash-registration-of-interest-notice/

 

HUD Increases HCV Administrative Fee Proration

https://nahroblog.org/2017/09/01/hud-increases-hcv-administrative-fee-proration/

 

Non-National News

Conn.: Ansonia Secures $400K Grant for Home Improvements For Low- And Moderate-Income Residents

http://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Ansonia-secures-400K-grant-for-home-improvements-12172523.php

 

Va.: Nearly 2,700 Low-Cost Apartments In Alexandria Were Just Sold To A New Owner. What Does It Mean For The Tenants?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-news/nearly-3000-low-cost-apartments-in-alexandria-were-just-sold-to-a-new-owner-what-does-it-mean-for-the-tenants/2017/09/04/0fba3424-8e57-11e7-84c0-02cc069f2c37_story.html?utm_term=.6beee018e06a

 

Ga.: Atlanta Housing Authority Sues To Kill Deal To Subsidize Homes For Affluent Residents

http://investigations.blog.ajc.com/2017/09/01/atlanta-housing-authority-sues-to-kill-deal-to-subsidize-homes-for-affluent-residents/

 

Ind.: This Public Housing Plan Is Spreading Fear Across Louisville. Here's What You Need To Know

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/indiana/2017/09/01/public-housing-shortage-new-albany-indiana/504074001/

 

Ill.: Years Late, With Big Gaps, Cha Nears End Of Housing 'Transformation'

http://chicago.suntimes.com/feature/years-late-with-big-gaps-cha-nears-end-of-housing-transformation/

 

Ill.: Independent Federal Report On Cairo Details Civil Rights Violations, Inadequate Housing Conditions And HUD Oversight Failures

http://thesouthern.com/news/local/acha/independent-federal-report-on-cairo-details-civil-rights-violations-inadequate/article_206d1cab-aa3f-5a82-ab1d-6cb49eee9cb1.html

 

September 1

NAHRO News

Clarifying the Facts on Small Area FMRs

http://www.nahro.org/clarifying-facts-small-area-fmrs

 

Non-National News

N.J.: Morristown Housing Authority Ousts Whistle-Blowing Director

https://morristowngreen.com/2017/09/01/morristown-housing-authority-ousts-whistle-blowing-director/

 

Ga.: Reed Announces Plan to Sell Atlanta Civic Center for Mixed-Use Project

http://www.ajc.com/business/reed-announces-plan-sell-atlanta-civic-center-for-mixed-use-project/dFzd2vIS8bgaz9gD1RAHbK/

 

Ga.: Local Entities Receive Community Development Awards

http://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Local-entities-receive-community-development-awards-442367483.html

 

Texas: Houston's Historically Black Neighborhoods Devastated By Flooding, With Little Safety Net

https://www.texastribune.org/2017/08/31/devastation-houstons-fifth-ward-and-trouble-rebuilding/

 

Nev.: $20M In Federal Grants Coming To Clark County

https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/clark-county/20m-in-federal-grants-coming-to-clark-county/

 

Calif.: Thanks To Effective Legislating, California Lawmakers May Soon Pass Affordable Housing Bills

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-sac-skelton-housing-deal-california-legislature-20170831-story.html