Public housing

Documenting the pipeline from public housing to prison is a personal mission

in a new paperTeacher Van C.Tran (Sociology, International Migration Studies) and two of his former students as well as a colleague from the University of Washington show that New York’s public housing estates function as pipelines to prison for their low-income, majority-minority residents. Using national census and New York City data, they found that between […]

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Barrhaven West: Hill — Ottawa’s local economy can’t just be public service

Content of the article Le Citoyen invited candidates for the October 24 municipal election to share their thoughts: Content of the article My name is David Hill and I am running to be the next councilor for Barrhaven West. Content of the article I come to this election after a career dedicated to public service. […]

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WC Human Settlements extends public service hours

In honor of Public Service Month (PSM), Western Cape Human Settlements will be extending its public services to the Cape Town office, to assist residents with a variety of housing queries. Public Service Month is celebrated annually in September, to remember what it means to serve communities and to examine the impact of […]

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Singapore risks gentrification if public housing is left to market forces: Desmond Lee

ACCESSIBLE HOUSING FOR SENIORS Mr Lee said new policies have been introduced over the years to make social housing more accessible to single people and older people. Compared to the previous studio offering over 30-year holding periods, seniors now have 2 Flexi rooms with more flexible leases to suit their plans, he pointed out. “We […]

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NYC to offer free high-speed internet access to public housing residents

Diving Brief: In an effort to advance digital equity, New York City plans to provide Free high-speed internet and cable television to more than 300,000 people who live in New York City Housing Authority, or NYCHA, developments by the end of 2023. The Big Apple Connect program is an extension of a previous city pilot […]

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Coney Island public housing residents sue NYCHA, demanding restoration of cooking gas • Brooklyn Paper

Dozens of residents of two Coney Island apartment complexes operated by the New York City Housing Authority have filed a lawsuit against the agency for failing to restore gas service to their buildings, with some tenants living without the ability to cook for a full year. “It’s time NYCHA was held accountable. We are entitled […]

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2 of 3 Candidates for Civil Service Commissioner Appear at Forum – American Press

2 of the 3 candidates for the position of Civil Service Commissioner appear in the forum Posted at 4:18 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 The Louisiana Civil Service Commission. (Special for the American press) The Living Word Christian Center and the African American Chamber of Commerce held a candidates’ forum for the Louisiana Civil […]

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Chelmsford High Grad Wins Obama Chesky Public Service Scholarship

NEWPORT, RI – Isabelle Cole, a graduate of Chelmsford High School and a student at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island, has been selected as one of only 100 recipients of the Voyager Scholarship – the Obama Chesky Scholarship for Public public. The multi-year scholarship program was founded by former President Barack Obama with the […]

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Public welfare and equitable development of each region is top priority of state government: Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur spoke today at public meetings in Kharsi village of Gram Panchayat Kharsi, Deodhar village of Gram Panchayat Majothi and Kotla village of Gram Panchayat Kotla Khanula of the constituency of Seraj congregation in Mandi district. On this occasion, the Chief Minister announced Rs. 10 lakh for the construction of a […]

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WinnCompanies and IBF tapped to redevelop Alexandria public housing – Trade Observer

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) chose WinnCompanies and Based in Washington, D.C. IBF Development to redevelop the high waist ladrey public housing building in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. The proposed development plan will see the current 11-story building demolished and replaced with a new building that will occupy both the existing site and […]

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What is the eviction procedure for HLM tenants accused of illegal activities? Northwest Territories won’t say

A Yellowknife resident who raised concerns after weeks of hearing of possible domestic abuse and late night partying across the street, had a meeting with the territorial government about its policy regarding evictions from social housing. Keith Sanders, who lives opposite Sunridge Place, said the current policy protects those engaged in illegal activities, while taking […]

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Ogun partners with BPSR to improve civil service administration

1 Ogun The government and the Bureau of Civil Service Reforms (BPSR) join forces to deepen the achievements of the reforms in the State service. 2 A statement issued Monday in Abuja by BPSR Director of Strategic Communication, Mr. Umar Aliyu said it was agreed during a visit from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of […]

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Dan Rodricks: Wes Moore wants a year of paid public service for high school graduates. It looks good. It seems expensive | Editorials

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore has proposed a one-year public service option for young Marylanders graduating from high school with no plan for college or the skills they need for a job. good work. His proposal for a “year of service option” was presented in a recent high-profile interview at the Baltimore Sun. The following […]

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NYCHA chief ousted after public housing arsenic scare

Eric Adams, Mayor of New York The head of the New York City Housing Authority is being removed from office and the search for a new permanent CEO is underway, Mayor Eric Adams announced Thursday. Gregory Russ, appointed in 2019 by Adams’ predecessor Bill de Blasio, will retain the title of chairman while current NYCHA […]

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Candace S. Simms, director of public housing and devout Episcopalian, dies – Baltimore Sun

Candace S. Simms, who worked for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for five decades and was a longtime community activist and communicator at St. James’s Episcopal Church, died of cancer on May 28. August at the Gilchrist Center Baltimore. The Ashburton resident was 72 years old. “Candy and I were friends and […]

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Freshmen Mignat and Daferede Receive Virginia Civil Service Scholarships

Freshmen Simeon Daferede and Kylie Mignat are this year’s recipients of the Virginia Civil Service Scholarships, a full scholarship awarded to University of Virginia Law School students pursuing careers in public service. Daferede, whose first name is pronounced “Simon”, graduated from the University of Chicago with a major in political science. Most recently, he worked […]

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$50 million grant to help raze barrack-like Omaha public housing complex

OMAHA — A $50 million federal grant is set to help kick off what could be a $300 million transformation of the city’s largest public housing complex and surrounding South Omaha neighborhoods. The partners involved in the redesign – the City of Omaha, the Omaha Housing Authority, Canopy South and Brinshore Development – were awaiting […]

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Helping communities mark a life dedicated to public service

It is with great sadness that The GM marks the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and our heartfelt condolences go out to the Royal Family for their loss. The Queen’s death marks an extraordinary moment in history, the dawn of a new era that will change the course of the country, one that […]

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Albemarle council hears more residents’ concerns over public housing – The Stanly News & Press

Alfreda Miller and her four children live in one of the worst apartments in Amhurst Gardens. The toilets and tubs in her two bathrooms overflow with sewage and feces every few months, she said. She threw away countless towels and blankets trying to soak up the water. Her children help scrub the tubs after each […]

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PSAC welcomes dental care and federal inflation relief announcement

Later this month, the Liberal government will introduce a cut inflation bill that will rely on PSAC members to deliver significant targeted benefits to help those Canadians most affected by rising of inflation. The bill will also start the process to finally put in place a national dental program, which the PSAC and the Canadian […]

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Erdoğan unveils major social housing project

ANKARA President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has unveiled the “largest social housing project in Turkish history”, which aims to help low-income citizens become homeowners and solve problems related to property prices and housing rents. class=”cf”> “This campaign represents the largest real estate investment in the world in terms of number and quality. We are proud to […]

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Public Welfare Foundation restores the nation’s first building designed, built and owned by black people |

The True Reformer Building at 1200 U Street Northwest in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, is a glimpse into the past, an oasis for today, and a window into the future. The building sits in the heart of the U Street corridor, a short walk from the U Street or Cardozo subway station and […]

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Public Service Office Hosts Fall 2022 Virtual Volunteer Fair

Body of the review The Office of Public Service within University Outreach has been hosting a virtual volunteer fair since 2019 as part of the AuburnServes initiative. AuburnServes gives students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to submit an opportunity or volunteer with our community partners. This fall, we are partnering with a number of local […]

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No more work or uncontrollable bureaucracy: Labour’s booming civil service

Core government civil service numbers have risen by more than 28% since Labor took office, as the size of departments swells across the country. Between 2017 and 2021, the number of basic civil servants (excluding the Office of Government Communications Security and the Security Intelligence Service, which do not publish figures) increased from 48,000 to […]

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Salem’s Manny Cruz: State House Win Peaks in Public Service

SALEM, MA — While the campaign isn’t quite over for Manny Cruz, the Salem School Board Vice Chairman’s thoughts are already focused on the many ways he can better serve the city of Beacon Hill. Cruz won the Democratic nomination for the Essex 7th District state representative seat with a decisive victory on Tuesday night. […]

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The Public Welfare Foundation celebrates 75 years of funding justice

Public Welfare Foundation President and CEO Candice C. Jones describes the story of the True Reformer Building Source: The Washington Post/Getty PHilanthropy can sometimes seem disconnected from real people and issues. But some organizations understand the importance of directly funding the work of affected communities. One such organization, the Public Welfare Foundation, is celebrating 75 […]

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CSAN instructs Buhari to harmonize civil service salary structure | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to proceed with the harmonization of the salary structure in the civil service. The chairman of the association, Dr. Tommy Okon, who said this when he led President Buhari in Abuja, observed that there are more than 13 different salary structures […]

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New York City Mayor Laments Not Being Told Sooner About Arsenic In Drinking Water In Public Housing Complexes | app

NEW YORK – Mayor Eric Adams asked on Monday why members of his own administration had not informed him sooner of the discovery of arsenic in the drinking water of a huge New York City Housing Authority complex in Manhattan. . According to a city government official, NYCHA Brass first discovered last Thursday that high […]

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Coney Island public housing residents sue city over unresolved issues caused by Hurricane Sandy

A few dozen Coney Island public housing residents are suing NYCHA, alleging a host of serious unresolved issues with their homes — including a line break that left some families without cooking gas for more than a year. The lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Housing Court earlier this week was filed on behalf of more than […]

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Governor Ricketts Commends Director of Corrections and Fire Marshal for Excellent Public Service

Media contacts: Alex Reuss, Office of the Governor, 402-471-1970 Laura Strimple, Department of Corrections, 402-580-9495 Press release : Governor Ricketts Commends Director of Corrections and Fire Marshal for Excellent Public Service Scott Frakes, Director of NDCS State Fire Commissioner Chris Cantrell LINCOLN– Today, Governor Pete Ricketts thanked Nebraska Department of Corrections (NDCS) Director Scott Frakes […]

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Civil service wage freeze sparks strike by NT teachers and prison officers, backed by nurses and firefighters

Teachers are leading strikes against a civil service pay freeze in the Northern Territory, arguing that salaries must remain higher than those offered between states to keep – or get – its classrooms staffed. Key points: Despite a last-minute offer of large one-off wage increases, the education union continued with full-day strikes on Thursday. NT […]