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Public housing projects disappear in Mobile

The voucher system distributes low-income families throughout the city MOBILE, Ala (WKRG) – The Taylor Homes RV on Michigan Avenue is a death row neighborhood. Over the next two years, 191 units of the Mobile Housing Authority (MHA) complex will be emptied and demolished. It’s the latest development in the changing face of public housing […]

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Despite everything, NYCHA remains a contemptible landlord for the tenants of HLM

That never changes: Despite a monumental lead inspection scandal at the New York City Housing Authority, years of complaints about gruesome construction conditions and the appointment of a federal comptroller, tenants still can’t seem to fix things in their apartments. The Post’s Nolan Hicks and Oumou Fofana found that NYCHA’s city-wide maintenance backlog reached nearly […]

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New report calls for increased Commonwealth investment to stem public housing crisis

Just a few years ago, Ashlie Stevenson volunteered to feed homeless people in suburban Sydney. Today, she is homeless herself. Key points: New report shows more than 155,000 households are on the waiting list for public housing across the country Rising rents in regions and downtowns are pushing people to the brink of homelessness National […]

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Minneapolis Public Housing Authority plans to embark on largest new construction project in nearly 20 years

Minneapolis will soon see one of the largest public housing construction projects in nearly 20 years, with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority planning to build 84 units at 16 separate sites across the city starting next year. In total, MPHA currently has just over 900 accommodations. The new projects would increase that total by about […]

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Availability of public housing | Tasmanian Green MPs

Question from Mrs O’CONNOR to the MINISTER OF STATE DEVELOPMENT, CONSTRUCTION and HOUSING, Mr FERGUSON Last week you announced the construction of luxury apartments for the wealthy in Macquarie Point, disappointing locals with a complete lack of vision for the site. Almost every day of the week our office is contacted by desperate Tasmanians looking […]

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Court: a higher water charge for public housing is not discriminatory

Click to enlarge Tim Evanson, Creative Commons via Cronkite News WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court said on Friday that an Arizona waters district may charge more upfront fees to residents of public housing, even if the policy disproportionately affects minority guests and single mothers. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Court of Appeals […]

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Court: A higher water charge for public housing is not discriminatory | New

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court said on Friday that an Arizona waters district may charge more upfront fees to residents of public housing, even if the policy disproportionately affects minority guests and single mothers. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Court of Appeals recognized that the Maricopa Domestic Water Improvement District policy is […]

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Court: Higher water charges for social housing are not discriminatory

PINAL COUNTY, AZ – A federal appeals court said on Friday that an Arizona waters district may charge more upfront fees to residents of public housing, even though the policy disproportionately affects minority guests and single mothers. A three-judge panel of the 9th United States Court of Appeals recognized that the Maricopa Domestic Water Improvement […]

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Court: higher water charge for public housing is not discriminatory – Cronkite News

The Maricopa Domestic Water Improvement District may charge a higher deposit to residents of public housing – although it falls disproportionately on minority customers – because if it cannot collect water bills in Pinal County suffering as it can from private landlords, a federal court ruled. (Photo by Tim Evanson / Creative Commons) WASHINGTON – […]

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Veterans and children with disabilities may see social housing rents drop

The change will benefit approximately 35 Nova Scotia veterans. (Andrew Vaughan / Canadian Press – image credit) People receiving a Veteran’s Disability Pension or a Disabled Child’s Benefit in Nova Scotia may soon see their social housing rent drop. A recent policy change means the province will no longer include children’s disability benefits or veterans’ […]

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Biden Administration Maintains Cannabis Sanctions For Public Housing (Newsletter: November 10, 2021)

SD lawmakers push forward legalization bill; The New York subway bans advertisements for marijuana and psilocybin; Cannabis Amendment at the DC Farmers Market Subscribe to receive the Marijuana Moment newsletter delivered to your inbox every morning of the week. It’s the best way to find out which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support […]

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Schumer scores billions for decaying New York public housing

“My concern with looking at things like public housing as opposed to the scarcity of supply is that it’s not the best use of resources,” Obama’s former White House economic adviser said, Jim Parrott. “If you don’t deal with this aggressively, all of these other needs will persist, if not worse. The housing fund maneuvers […]

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ARHA Selects Development Partner to Transform Samuel Madden Public Housing Site into Mixed Income Community

ALEXANDRIE, Virginia, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) has announced the selection of a development team to transform the public housing community of Samuel Madden Homes from its current 66 public housing units into a magnificent rental community in mixed income and mixed use. The selected development […]

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Biden administration will continue to deny public housing over marijuana despite request by member of Congress

The federal government has generally taken a hands-off approach to marijuana law enforcement in states that have chosen to legalize the plant. So why did a federal agency recently raid a small domestic cannabis garden of a medical cannabis patient living in Indian Territory in New Mexico? This is a question asked by officials of […]

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Suspension of forced evacuations of social housing – Elkin

Forced evictions of squatters in social housing projects will be suspended until the new committee that will determine the criteria for forced evictions presents its findings and examines each case individually, Construction and Housing Minister Zeev said on Monday. Elkin. The announcement was made during a special session of the economic committee, which was held […]

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Years of chronic underinvestment in social housing leaves residents in dire straits

IE 11 is not supported. For the best experience, visit our site on a different browser. FOLLOWING “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace announces his departure from the show 02:33 The Bye Line: Remembering Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt 04:12 Republicans lay groundwork to overthrow 2024 election 06:10 Fmr. U.S. Attorney General Eric […]

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South San Francisco targets public housing | Local News

A city-owned apartment building and an aging shopping mall in south San Francisco may one day be the site of a one-of-a-kind city-designed, owned and operated housing development below market rate. The idea was floated by council member James Coleman this week, and the council agreed to move forward with the idea, asking staff to […]

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Brookline Brings Inexpensive Internet to Social Housing Through Starry

BROOKLINE, MA – The Brookline Housing Authority has partnered with Starry, a fixed wireless technology developer and Internet service provider, to provide low-cost broadband service to more than 900 public and affordable housing units. BHA is Starry’s seventh public housing partner to join its digital equity program, Starry Connect, which allows residents to sign up […]

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Louisville Social Housing Manager Notifies City Council of Problems

After maintenance issues raised questions about the condition of Louisville’s public housing, the head of the city’s housing authority responded to questions from members of the subway board on Wednesday. Lisa Osanka, executive director of the Louisville Metro Housing Authority, spoke about delays in routine inspections and issues the agency faces in funding maintenance, as […]

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Moorhead Public Housing Agency needs movers to deal with sprinkler damage

Staff have found hotels for residents during repairs, but they still need help getting all their furniture out, and they need to get it out as soon as possible. “The damage wasn’t really from the fires per se, but from our sprinklers and water,” said Dawn Bacon, executive director of the Moorhead Public Housing Agency. […]

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Louisville Metro Committee Begins Discussion on Public Housing Issues | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The Community Affairs, Housing, Health and Education Committee held a special discussion on Wednesday about the city’s public housing concerns. Lisa Osanka, executive director of the Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA) was invited to the committee meeting to explain the reasons for maintenance problems in some public housing. “We want to […]

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A raft of social housing issues in the foreground

As people walked towards the entrance to the Jamestown Housing Authority, an official warned, “You should wear a helmet. “ There was no construction inside the Pemberton Avenue building. Rather, the ironic remark referred to the anticipated volatility of the looming October 13 meeting with the Council of Commissioners. It was nine days after an […]

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Madison takes a big step towards a major overhaul of social housing in the “Triangle” | Local government

The NYI team also includes EQT By Design, which specializes in community engagement; Baker-Tilly, as a consultant on the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and the use of tax credits; Potter Lawson, an architectural and planning firm; and Saiki Design, specializing in landscape architecture. The approximately 26-acre Triangle was once the heart of […]

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Public Housing Violence Research Wins Highest Honor for Maxwell PhD Student

Madeleine “Maddy” Hamlin ’17 MA / MPA says that an inmate book program she attended as a high school student in Urbana, Ill. Was the first spark that ultimately led to research focused on urban issues ranging from social housing to mass incarceration. This early passion led to a prestigious national award. Hamlin, who is […]

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SF Social Housing Residents Call for Repairs at ‘Dangerous’ Facility

City of the Bay News Service SAN FRANCISCO – Residents of Potrero Hill and Sunnydale social housing in San Francisco this week asked the city’s Housing Authority to respond to what they say is the agency’s failure to repair units, resulting in conditions dangerous lives. The San Francisco Housing Authority owns and operates two social […]

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Hurricane Ida is not over for these social housing residents. Here’s what’s being done to help. | New

Africa Davis and her family were preparing to leave their six-year-old home for the foreseeable future, cleaning up their belongings two months after Hurricane Ida ripped part of the roof. Water damage and the resulting mold made her home in a social housing complex in St. James Parish uninhabitable and authorities had to force her […]

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Black lesbian couple in Tucson awarded $15,000 for public housing discrimination claim

Published on October 22, 2021 at 12:12 p.m. Bennito L. Kelty TucsonSentinel.com The city of Tucson paid $15,000 to settle a discrimination complaint filed by a black lesbian couple who lived in one of the city’s public housing units and alleged they were harassed by a neighbor. The couple said the city hasn’t done enough […]

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Toomey targets Schumer’s spending bonanza on public housing in New York

Senator Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph Toomey Black Women Seek To Build On Gains In Upcoming Election Watch Live: GOP Senators Introduce New Infrastructure Proposal Sasse Rebuilt By Nebraska Republican Party For Impeachment Vote MORE (Pennsylvania), the highest-ranking Republican on the Senate Banking Committee, is sounding the alarm on what could represent up to $ 40 […]

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Covington social housing complex closes

COVINGTON, Ky. – Moldy bathrooms. No heat. Leaky ceilings. These are the conditions in some units of City Heights, a public housing complex in the largest city in northern Kentucky. Housing officials acknowledged the poor conditions and said it would cost too much money to fix them. Their solution: close the complex. Public housing complexes […]

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Children of Westhaven Public Housing Community are the driving force behind this new children’s book

“This is the basis of the story. This is a young man who takes it upon himself to create a better world, ”Boston said. Boston wanted CJ’s character to be as proportionate as possible to the children of Westhaven and surrounding neighborhoods. He’s interviewed two other young boys alongside Leila, and every kid has an […]

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Social housing ghost towns weigh on Lake Charles recovery | Lake Charles News

LAKE CHARLES – They look like ghost towns, but with blue tarps covering their roofs. Rows of public housing flats, several hundred in total, lie damaged and vacant in this storm-battered city. “We’ve been like this for a year now and there’s been no progress,” said Jessica Templeton, 42, who along with her husband are […]

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Insurance money for public housing provided to the LC Housing Authority

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Those whose government-subsidized housing has closed due to hurricane damage have received vouchers to seek housing wherever they can. And they are scattered all over the state and even the country. But the wheels are starting to turn to reclaim more of this housing in the lake area. The Lake […]

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Renovations to over 1,700 social housing units in upper Manhattan are making a big difference in the lives of residents

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Renovations are underway on more than 1,700 units of social housing in Upper Manhattan. The New York Housing Authority build a collaborative team to repair and renovate units spanning 16 […]

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One of the country’s oldest public housing developments proves mixed-income communities can rent fast

The rebuilding of Julia C. Lathrop Homes, a Chicago Housing Authority community on the North Side, is about to take another step forward, and officials at developer Related Midwest say the completed first phase shows income communities mixed can work. Relevant officials initially thought that rebuilding a community of market-rate tenants, public housing residents and […]

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Noisy prostitute evicted from public housing over FMH pandemic

A woman who brought her prostitute home during the coronavirus pandemic has reportedly been pulled from social housing across the UK amid complaints from neighbors over her allegedly ‘noisy’ operations. Nicola Parry, 29, is believed to have hosted up to 10 clients at a time at her home in Wythenshawe, Manchester, according to arguments heard […]

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Money to demolish, rebuild public housing on Beechwood Avenue OK’d | Clark County

NEW ALBANY— The New Albany Housing Authority on Tuesday received funding to redevelop public housing in the Beechwood neighborhood, a project that is part of the city’s plan to improve housing and provide affordable options. The social housing complex will be demolished and rebuilt from scratch, including all new infrastructure. The project is being funded […]

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Public Housing unveils $ 11.8 million community internet project – news is my business

Alejandro Salgado-Colón. The Public Housing Administration has announced the launch of an $ 11.8 million community internet project that will provide free high-speed Wi-Fi in all public housing complexes in Puerto Rico. The project will be carried out in phases and is expected to end next year when the more than 300 residential complexes on […]

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Chandler extends social housing waiting list deadline

The Town of Chandler is accepting applications for its social housing waiting list. The cost of housing across the Valley continues to skyrocket. Real estate tracking website RentCafe reports that apartment prices in Chandler have jumped 26% from last year. “We know there is a demand for affordable housing in our community,” said Amy Jacobson, […]

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Chandler public housing waiting list opens on October 7

The headquarters of the City of Chandler is located in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D’Angelo / Community Impact Journal) The waiting list for public housing will open for a week in the city of Chandler starting Thursday, October 7, according to a press release from the city. It had been three years since the wait list […]

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New HUD rule to prevent evictions from social housing

Biden administration tries to stop evictions from social housing for non-payment of rent Through Associated Press ASHRAF KHALIL October 6, 2021, 3:30 p.m. • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article WASHINGTON – The Biden administration is trying to prevent evictions from public housing for non-payment of rent, seeking to strengthen […]

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New HUD rule to prevent evictions from public housing for unpaid rent

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration is trying to prevent evictions from public housing for non-payment of rent, seeking to strengthen protections after the national moratorium on evictions ends. Under a new rule from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, tenants in HUD-subsidized public housing cannot be evicted for non-payment without providing them with […]

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Altgeld Gardens public housing deserves a place on the National Register of Historic Places | Editorial

Altgeld Gardens and Philip Murray Homes, the sprawling Far South Side public housing developments that have helped incubate the environmental justice movement – and attracted a young Barack Obama to Chicago – could take a step this week toward enrollment in the National Register of Historic Places. The Chicago Monuments Board will decide on Thursday […]

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Elderly people with dementia in social housing need more appropriate support.

Credit: PIXTA / CC0 public domain Recent scoping reviews are published online Journal of Aging and the EnvironmentDiscovered that older people with dementia and dementia who live in subsidized homes face complex challenges. A survey of 69 articles on this topic reveals a range of key issues that may lead to premature institutionalization, the development […]

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Deputy Mayor and Community Advocate Joins Kalamazoo County Public Housing Commission

KALAMAZOO, MI – Deputy Mayor Patrese Griffin and Gwendolyn Hooker are the new members of the Kalamazoo County Council of Public Housing Commissioners, joining a council that includes Mayor David Anderson and others. Griffin and Hooker were selected by the Kalamazoo County Council of Commissioners and joined the Public Housing Commission in September after being […]

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New movement is brewing on Staten Island to advocate for quality public housing

STATEN ISLAND, NY – The already active fight for quality public housing on Staten Island has renewed momentum from Citizen Action of New York and residents across the North Shore who have jointly banned the fight for better funding for public housing in the district. The newly formed Staten Island branch of Citizen Action in […]

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RRHA signals next social housing redevelopment target: Mosby Court South | Richmond Local News

Housing authority staff have been in talks with an undisclosed developer over Mosby Court for several months, according to documents shared with the board’s real estate committee. A representative from The Richman Group, a Connecticut developer specializing in affordable housing development, was in attendance at Wednesday’s community meeting. A spokeswoman for RRHA said the housing […]

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Rent payments to SF’s public housing agency have fallen over the past two years, sparking eviction fears

According to an analysis by San Francisco Public Press, rent collection by the San Francisco public housing agency fell in late 2019 and continued to drop to less than half of what is owed, but the agency cannot explain why. Only 47% of rents paid directly to the Housing Authority were collected in July, the […]

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Social housing | LA County Receives $ 2.7 Million Federal Funding To Reduce Health Risks | South Pasadenan

PRESS RELEASE The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) received a Housing-Related Hazards Capital Fund Program grant in the amount of $ 2.7 million from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), to finance the reduction of risks in its public housing. communities. Nationally, public housing agencies have competed for a portion […]

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Elizabeth residents left homeless by Hurricane Ida organize rally for public housing

ELIZABETH, New Jersey (WABC) – Residents of a New Jersey apartment complex rendered uninhabitable by historic flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida are holding a rally on Thursday to demand public housing. Four people died when the Oakwood Plaza and Apartments in Elizabeth was flooded with eight feet of water, and dozens have […]

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ACT 2021 Budget: $ 100 million over four years for social housing and affordable rental construction programs | Canberra weather

news, act-politics, The ACT government will spend $ 100 million to improve public housing and projects to increase the supply of affordable housing in Canberra, including efforts to launch the rental construction industry. The territory’s next budget will devote $ 80 million over three years to the maintenance of social housing and will add $ […]

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RRHA Celebrates $ 59 Million Revitalization of 204 Former Social Housing Units Through RAD Program | Latest from Richmond

The apartments to be renovated are located across town: the 64-unit Fulton complex at 1221 Denny St. in the East End; the 52-unit Randolph complex at 300 S. Randolph St. in the Randolph neighborhood; the 40-unit Afton Apartments at 2201 Afton Ave. in South Richmond; the 30-unit Stovall Place complex at 100 W. 24th St. […]

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Thousands of Queenslanders wait for social housing amid ‘crisis’

More than 2,000 households were added to the social housing registry in Queensland last year, although demand is leveling off according to the state government. In June 2021, there were 27,933 applications for social housing, or 50,301 people. That’s a jump from June 2020 but less than half of the increase from the previous year […]

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Students at Durham public housing complex left behind due to shortage of bus drivers :: WRAL.com

By Lora Lavigne, WRAL Durham reporter Durham, North Carolina – A shortage of bus drivers for Durham public schools has forced students who live in the McDougald Terrace public housing complex to miss school days this semester. Last week, around 20 students from Lowe’s Grove Middle School were waiting for their school bus at the […]

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Minneapolis public housing tenant sues, alleging unsafe conditions

A Minneapolis public housing resident is suing the city and the public housing authority, complaining about sewage backing up in her basement, asbestos floor tiles and peeling paint. Kimberly Lowry, who lives in a house on S. 26th Avenue managed by the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), alleges in a lawsuit filed on September 7 […]

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Cabrini-Green and Vele di Scampia: when social housing projects do not work

Cabrini-Green and Vele di Scampia: when social housing projects do not work Vele di Scampia. Image © Mirko Bozzato via Pixabay To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/968180/cabrini-green-and-vele-di-scampia-when-public-housing-projects-dont-work-out The current COVID-19 pandemic has exposed inequalities, especially in the unequal allocation of architectural resources to people. The onset of the pandemic saw […]

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Public Housing Civil Rights Class Action Filed on Behalf of Minneapolis Tenants by Their Attorneys Nichols Kaster PLLP, Shoemaker & Shoemaker PLLC and Larry McDonough | New

MINNEAPOLIS, September 8, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Enabled September 7, 2021, Kimberly Lowry filed a class action lawsuit challenging the alleged discrimination suffered by tenants of public housing in Minneapolis because of their housing conditions. The lawsuit alleges that the City of Minneapolis discriminated against on the basis of “public assistance status” by failing […]

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The RRHA has banned 10,000 people from accessing social housing over the years. Here’s what it cost one of them. | Richmond Local News

Originally, the RRHA promised residents that the policy would not prevent their visitors from coming to the neighborhood or result in harassment or intimidation for tenants or their guests, according to a leaflet posted on the property at the time. Green and others directly affected by the application of the policy experienced the opposite. “They […]

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VIHA provides update on COVID-19, voucher programs and public housing

Virgin Islands Housing Authority The Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) continues to do everything possible to ensure that the health, safety and well-being of its public housing residents, program participants and staff are not compromised during the COVID pandemic -19. As a result, the following administrative checks and advice for residents and tenants implemented on […]

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US home price crisis calls for new zoning laws and public housing

More than 3 million Americans face deportation with the end of the federal moratorium on deportations. Classist zoning laws have widened the gap between low-income landlords and tenants. It is only by reversing decades of construction policies and investing in social housing that we can tackle the housing crisis. Skylar Baker-Jordan is a freelance writer […]

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Public housing complexes in East Baltimore demolished Monday to make way for modern properties – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Public housing complexes, which have existed in East Baltimore for decades, collapsed on Monday as state and local leaders gave way to new properties in a bid to revitalize the area. Homes in Perkins, Somerset and Oldtown will be demolished and new energy efficient units will take their place in the years […]

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Social housing residents lack food and medicine

CEO of ACTCOSS, Dr Emma Campbell. Photo: Holly Treadaway. According to the ACT Social Services Council (ACTCOSS), RESIDENTS of the Condamine Court social housing complex, which fell victim to ACT’s latest covid outbreak, are lacking in food, medicine and medical supplies. hygiene articles. ACTCOSS CEO Dr Emma Campbell has heard alarming reports that the basic […]

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Former resident of social housing “graduates” to the property | Local News

New owner Denise Franklin chats with Lynn Pannell, BRHA’s director of resident services, after a ceremony at Franklin’s new home in Bristol, Virginia. New homeowner Denise Franklin talks about the program that helped her buy her home. Denise Franklin was able to buy a home in Bristol, Virginia with help from the Bristol Regional Housing […]

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Food equity advocates ask often overlooked social housing communities about their unique food needs and wants

Make sure the access looks like a lot of different things. It sounds like the proximity to grocery stores, which Gibson is particularly passionate about. Sitting in the Riverside Playground, overlooking a quiet street dotted with social housing apartments on one side and state-of-the-art, newly renovated single-family homes on the other, Gibson, Shirley and Carey […]

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Maggot-infested Durham seniors social housing :: WRAL.com

By Sarah Krueger, WRAL Durham reporter Durham, North Carolina – The Durham Housing Authority pledges to take action to better maintain its senior apartment complex, long known as OIdham Towers, after Virginia Lucke, 82, showed WRAL News the crawling maggots under the door of his apartment. Lucke, visibly distraught, told WRAL News that she could […]

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Denham Springs Flood Destroyed Public Housing Finds Place to Rebuild: ‘They Can Go Home’ | Business

Five years after devastating flooding ravaged a public housing complex in Denham Springs, its tenants are about to return home. The Denham Springs Housing Authority is purchasing land off La. 190 near the Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home to rebuild the apartments, agency director Fred Banks said. The New Covenant Baptist Church is selling the […]

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SAHA to open social housing registration for San Antonio

The San Antonio Housing Authority is opening its housing voucher program four years after closing it. The public housing agency’s registration period for its Housing Choice Voucher program runs from September 1 to September 17 for eligible individuals and families, according to an announcement. The program allows families to rent housing in the private rental […]

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Tenants in Durham’s social housing community struggling with maggots and flies after garbage chutes haven’t emptied for weeks

DURHAM, NC (WNCN) – Families who live in a high-rise social housing building in Durham said they were dealing with flies and maggots after garbage chutes have not been emptied for weeks . Virginia Lucke lives at 519 East Main, a downtown public apartment building. She said the garbage chutes had not been emptied for […]

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Phelps County Public Housing Agency is looking for landlords

RDN REPORTS | [email protected] The Phelps County Public Housing Agency is looking for landlords for the Housing Choice Voucher program, commonly referred to as Section 8. The program helps low-income families, the elderly and people with disabilities obtain decent, safe and hygienic rental housing from private landlords. Some of the benefits of accepting Housing Choice […]

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Social housing offer for confined homeless people

The state government will make 100 vacant public housing units available to rough sleepers who were accommodated in motels during the seven-day closure in July, but concerns remain about 200 other households who have also been placed. in temporary accommodation. Social housing in Adelaide. Photo: Tony Lewis / InDaily A government spokesperson said the vacant […]

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Phoenix development pits new public housing against old Indigenous graves

In 2018, the city of Phoenix unveiled a new vision for its notoriously dilapidated Edison-Eastlake housing projects. The buildings, abandoned for decades in desperation, would be demolished. They would be replaced by new mixed-income housing, surrounded by parks and gardens. It turns out, however, that these projects were built in the heart of one of […]

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50 percent of families living in social housing in Durham are behind on rent

DURHAM, NC (WNCN) – Half of families living in public housing in Durham are behind on rent, according to officials at the Durham Housing Authority. There are currently approximately 1,400 families living in DHA housing, and 700 of these families are behind in rent payments. Ashley Canady is a mother of four and president of […]

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Pressure mounts on ACT’s public housing market as more people are excluded from rentals

It started with a water leak in the bathroom, but it led to every parent’s nightmare. Canberra’s mother, Tori Oppelaar, now lives in fear that her three children will be exposed to asbestos when they use the toilet at their Kambah home. “[Water] leaked behind the tiles and made the glue weak, so the tiles […]

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VIHA Updates Public On COVID-19 Operations, Public Housing Issues

Virgin Islands Housing Authority The Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) continues to do everything possible to ensure that the health, safety and well-being of social housing residents, program participants and staff are not compromised during the COVID pandemic. 19. As a result, effective today, August 3, the following administrative checks and guidance for residents and […]

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HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge Visits New Denver Public Housing Complex | Colorado to Washington

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge, on a Tuesday layover in Denver, warned the affordable housing crisis is “bigger than people want to admit,” but praised efforts to renovate public housing in Colorado. After touring a public housing complex currently under construction in Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood with former Democratic congressional colleague Diana DeGette […]

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Brooklyn public housing residents want gas, playground repairs

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn – From the floor of a collapsing children’s playground to the lack of gas service for nine months, residents of Glenmore Plaza homes say they need repairs now. Marvin Fleming, Miriam Robertson, and Teddy German are longtime residents of the Glenmore Plaza Houses on Christopher Ave. and say their complaints are ignored. With […]

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Mixed income apartments to replace Durham social housing complex :: WRAL.com

Two years after Durham voters overwhelmingly approved a $ 95 million affordable housing bond, some of the money is finally spent. Show transcript INCREASE THE NUMBER OF VACCINES ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND HERE IN NORTH CAROLINA. >> THANKS. >>> AFFORDABLE HOUSING DOLLARS ARE SPENDED TWO YEARS AFTER APPROVED. THIS IS PART OF THE HISTORIC $ […]

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Opinion: San Diego has no choice but to build social housing

Re “Should San Diego consider building public housing?” (July 18): I grew up in social housing in New York and have worked in social housing during my career. It serves a vital purpose; affordable and clean life. My “project” housed over 10,000 people. It allowed working families to enjoy a well-maintained home and environment. There […]

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Public housing struggles to find funding for fire sprinklers in high-rise buildings

The US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs – which includes Senator Tina Smith, D-Minn. – held a hearing Tuesday on health and safety threats in federally subsidized housing, including the risk to properties that are not equipped with fire sprinkler systems. The main story Smith shared in his introductory comments detailed a […]

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Northampton County Plans to Revive Housing Authority After Public Housing Complaints | Regional News from Lehigh Valley

NAZARETH, Pa. – You could say that the Northampton County Council meeting on Thursday night was the last straw. County officials said during the Stoffa administration, the council dissolved the Northampton County Housing Authority. In a bi-county deal, the Lehigh County Housing Authority took over two social housing units from Northampton – the Border House […]

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The city loan was supposed to help repair SF public housing where London Breed grew up. Does he have?

Two months after San Francisco began emergency repairs to a dilapidated public housing complex, gradual progress has been made, although some tenants who have taken legal action over conditions say they did yet seen no improvement. “Conditions at Plaza East and in public housing in San Francisco and across the country have not been what […]

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Former Perry County Agricultural Society Treasurer Charged With Fraudulent Spending $ 100,000 | Crime and courts

PINCKNEYVILLE (WSIL) – The former treasurer of the Perry County Agricultural Society (“PCAS”) is facing federal indictment for defrauding the PCAS over $ 100,000. Billy E. Harris, 47, is charged with 10 counts of mail fraud. Harris was PCAS Treasurer from 2011 to 2018 and currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri. The PCAS operates all […]

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1,545 social housing units currently behind in rent as the moratorium on evictions comes to an end

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Officials at the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority have said they do not want to deport people in bulk in August. The federal moratorium on evictions comes to an end at the end of this month, and if families aren’t on a repayment plan or at least don’t come to the […]

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House Dems reintroduces bill to ban facial technology in public housing – MeriTalk

Women of Congress Ayana Pressley, D-Mass., Yvette Clarke, DN.Y., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., On July 7 reintroduced legislation in the House to ban the use of facial recognition in most federally funded public housing. The 2021 Biometric Barrier Free Housing Act “would ban biometric recognition technology in public and assisted housing funded by the Department […]

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Federal Rules Block Virginia Public Housing Authorities From Allowing Marijuana Virginia

(The Center Square) – Although recreational use and possession of marijuana has just been legal in Virginia, a person who lives in public housing or receives federal rent assistance could still be evicted if they use the proceeds in because of federal rules. Adults 21 or older can legally use marijuana in the Commonwealth as […]

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RRHA to resume evictions from social housing in August | Richmond Local News

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority oversees 3,700 public housing units, including those at Creighton Court (above). The agency suspended the evictions at the end of 2019, but will relaunch them next month. 2018, TIMETABLE-SHIPPING After nearly two years, the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority plans to resume evicting families for non-payment of rent on […]

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Long-standing Wilmington public housing complex could be demolished for new development

The Wilmington Housing Authority is considering demolishing the Hillcrest complex. (Photo: Peyton Furtado / WWAY) WILMINGTON, North Carolina (STARNEWS) – More than 250 social housing units in Wilmington could be demolished to make way for new mixed-use and mixed-income development in the years to come. The Wilmington Housing Authority is seeking to demolish the 256 […]

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Representatives from Pressley, Tlaib and Waters call for extended protections for residents of public housing

A trio of Democratic lawmakers are calling for extended protections for social housing residents to “provide them with the tools to improve the quality of their housing.” The Tenant Empowerment Act aims to hold the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and providers “accountable for poor housing conditions,” according to a press release announcing […]

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MetroHealth Strives to Close the Digital Divide for Social Housing Residents | Health

MetroHealth receives federal funds to provide low-cost, high-speed Internet access to residents of public housing. The pilot program will use $ 901,000 of a three-year Federal Communications Commission (FCC) grant to provide Internet to residents of Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) buildings. “It is extremely important to fight the digital divide. Once people are connected, […]

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Innovative: Massive renovations to transform Dothan social housing complex | Government and Politics

On Wednesday morning, state and local authorities opened Capstone at Kinsey Cove, formerly Johnson Homes. Dothan Housing Authority Director Sam Crawford speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for Capstone at Kinsey Cove, formerly Johnson Homes, on Wednesday morning. ‘Transformation’ was the buzzword of the day at a groundbreaking event at Dothan’s largest public housing complex, formerly […]

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Glendale to open waiting lists for social housing and choice vouchers

The Glendale Housing Authority will begin accepting pre-applications to set up waiting lists for its public housing voucher and housing choice programs starting Monday, July 12. The pre-application process will remain open until Monday August 2. Glendale offers two long-term housing solutions for income-eligible households. The Housing Choice Voucher program offers a voucher to eligible […]

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NT’s urban public housing sector in ‘crisis’ as priority applicants face two-year wait

The letter telling Tracey Myles public housing was on the horizon appeared in April, during a period of homelessness that lasted for months. Key points: Urban priority housing applicants in the Northwest Territories face an average wait time of 23 months NT government says housing department operates on “failed model” But social service groups question […]

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Social housing, waiting lists for housing vouchers now open

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) – Families struggling with housing in our area can now begin the process to secure a permanent place to live. The waiting lists for the Reno Housing Authority’s Housing Choice and Public Housing Voucher program are now open. “Opening waiting lists provides an additional resource for individuals and families struggling to obtain […]

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Plan to Convert New Albany Social Housing Site to Mixed-Income Neighborhood Progressing | New

NEW ALBANY – Another step towards a massive overhaul of the Beechwood social housing site – which will include the demolition of existing barracks style units – was taken this week. The New Albany Planning Commission made a favorable recommendation for a special exception and waiver required for the construction of a three-story senior residential […]