September 2017 Clips

September 27

Non-National News

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


Pa.: HHA Joins Lawsuit To Recoup Funding


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


Texas: Russell Terrace Apartments To Undergo Revitalization Project


Texas: Some Public Housing Tenants Receiving Rent Refunds After Harvey


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


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


September 26

NAHRO in the News

EPD Quebec Unit Receives Award From Housing Authority


HUD and Administration News

Former Congressional Staffer David Tille Named HUD New England Regional Administrator


Non-National News

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


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


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


Colo.: Loveland Housing Authority Director Retiring After 29 Years


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


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


September 25

Non-National News

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


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


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


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


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


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


September 22

National News

Maxine Waters Calls Ben Carson an ‘Educated Fool’


Non-National News

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


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


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


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


Calif.: 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


Non-National News

N.C.: 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


Ill.: Freeport Housing Authority Hires Interim CEO


Mont.: Bozeman Celebrates New Affordable Housing Development


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


September 20


Are You Ready for Housing America Month?


Non-National News

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


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


Tenn.: Scott County, Oneida Receive CDBG Funding


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


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


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


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


September 19

Non-National News

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


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


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


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


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


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


Ore.: Affordable Housing Project Introduced In Springfield


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


September 18


September 15 Monitor


Pamela Patenaude Confirmed as HUD Deputy Secretary


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


Non-National News

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


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


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


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


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


September 15


HUD Webinar on Procurement Requirements for CDBG Disaster Recovery Programs


HUD and Administration News

NH’s Pamela Patenaude Confirmed as Deputy HUD Secretary


Non-National News

Mass.: Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us?


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


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


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


Alaska: HUD Gives Tribe $600,000 for Housing


September 14


Abt Releases New Study on FSS Program Results


HUD Releases 2018 QCTs and DDAs for the LIHTC Program


Non-National News

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


N.C.: Housing Inequality Exhibit Opens Friday


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


Ark.: Little Rock Public Housing Undergoing Major Upgrades


Ark.: Twin River Community Living Facility Receives Grant


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


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


September 12


Congress Approves Short-Term Spending Bill


National News

The Looming Superfund Nightmare


Endangered HUD Funds Will Drive the Hurricane Recovery


Non-National News

N.Y.: ‘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


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


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


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


September 11

National News

This Budget Shift Would Make a Bad Housing Situation Worse


International News

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


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


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


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


Non-National News

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


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


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


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


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


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


Hawaii: Officials Remove Developer from $100M Housing Plan


September 8

National News

How Housing Authorities Can Shape School Outcomes


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


How Washington Traps Disaster Victims


Non-National News

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


N.Y.: 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


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


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


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


S.D.: 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


Vt.: 60 Affordable Housing Units Coming To Burlington


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


Pa.: Renewing Renewal in Pittsburgh


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


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


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


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


September 6


HUD to Release Public Housing Information Collection Notices


HUD and Administration News

Harvey Recovery Will Take Time, HUD Secretary Ben Carson Says


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


International News

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


National News

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


September 5


HUD Publishes FY 2018 Fair Market Rents


HUD Publishes HUD-VASH Registration of Interest Notice


HUD Increases HCV Administrative Fee Proration


Non-National News

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


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


Ga.: 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


Ill.: 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


September 1


Clarifying the Facts on Small Area FMRs


Non-National News

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


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


Ga.: Local Entities Receive Community Development Awards


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


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


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