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Biden and Sammies awards honor federal workers during Public Service Appreciation Week

Placeholder while loading article actions With the horrific Russian invasion of Ukraine raging, the death toll from Covid-19 nearing one million in the United States, and the rise of toxic political divisions, it’s time for some good news. The good news is the appreciation shown to public servants, including 2 million federal employees, who are […]

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Tenants say Washington Heights public housing building has ‘chronic elevator problems’

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (PIX11) — The elevators in a building in Washington Heights have been in need of repair for months. When elevators break down at Audubon Houses, some say they have to take the stairs. With 20 stories in the New York City Housing Authority building, children with asthma and the elderly struggle to […]

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Tom Chance: Public-community partnerships can deliver better housing

New research shows most councils have actively supported community-led housing, writes the chief executive of the Community Land Trust Network. You may think that community-led housing is an interesting niche, marginal to council housing strategy. Tom Chance, CEO of the Community Land Trust Network But our new research using Freedom of Information requests found that […]

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Asbury Park Press Wins NJPA Public Service and Top Journalism Awards

Staff report | Asbury Park Press Discrimination against Section 8 tenants blocks housing for many in NJ Discriminating against Section 8 bond holders is illegal under New Jersey’s anti-discrimination law. So why can’t Tonya Wood find an apartment? Ryan Ross and Tanya Breen, Asbury Park Press Discrimination in housing. Politicians secretly give each other raises. […]

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Ensuring that benefits from various public social protection schemes reach the needy: Som Prakash

GURDASPUR: Gurdaspur District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee) under the chairmanship of Mr. Som Prakash, Union State Minister for Commerce and Industry, Government of India and Chairman of the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee. A Monitoring Committee meeting was held at which Mr. Mohammad Ishfaq Deputy Commissioner Gurdaspur […]

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PUBLIC SERVICE CO OF NEW MEXICO MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (Form 10-Q)

The following Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations for PNMR is presented on a combined basis, including certain information applicable to PNM and TNMP. The MD&A for PNM and TNMP is presented as permitted by Form 10-Q General Instruction H(2). This report uses the term “Company” when discussing matters of […]

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Public welfare projects boost rural revitalization in Chongqing

CHONGQING, China, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A report from iChongqing: Rural reconstruction of terraces in the village of Hejiayan. (PRNewsfoto/iChongqing) “Chongqing is our first choice to host the nation’s first regional public welfare special event,” said Ge Yangeneral secretary of the Tencent Foundation. “Chongqing has a well-deserved reputation for its contributions to public welfare […]

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Knowledge sharing agreement between Punjab and historic Delhi, social protection schemes to be strengthened in both states: Malwinder Singh Kang

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Punjab has described the Knowledge Sharing Agreement (KSA) between Punjab and the Delhi government as historic and called it an important step taken to reform the education and education sectors. medicine in Punjab. Speaking to the media at the party headquarters on Tuesday, Chief Aam Aadmi Party Spokesman, Punjab […]

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Populism versus public welfare

Fiscal discipline must replace the irrational gift culture A few weeks ago, the country’s senior bureaucrats made a presentation to the prime minister and pointed out that the announcements and plans in several states are economically unsustainable. They went so far as to say that the financial situation of certain States is really bad. The […]

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Inke Live Streaming Platform and Beijing Space Wish Aerospace Technology Launch Public Welfare NFT Products – Pandaily

Your browser does not support HTML5 audio China’s interactive live entertainment platform Inke, in cooperation with Beijing Space Wish Aerospace Technology Co., Ltd., on Thursday launched a satellite-themed digital collection platform called “Space Wish Universe”. At the same time, the public welfare digital collection of “Inke Space Wish Baby” was launched. The first batch of […]

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Class of 2022: Whitney Brown shines with her dedication to public service and her community – VCU News

By David SlipherL. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs As a first-generation college student and native of Richmond, Whitney Brown had high aspirations to improve life in her community. She channeled those ambitions into public service in Virginia and Richmond, where she will continue to serve after graduation, and has never looked back. […]

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Big things in store for affordable social housing in Durham city center

DURHAM, NC (WTVD) – More than 5,000 people are on the waiting list for public housing in Durham according to the Durham Housing Authority. Work is underway to triple the number of affordable housing units downtown. Durham city center has only 450 social housing units according to the DHA. But this number will increase. The […]

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Statue erected in honor of Greenville’s public service icon, a ‘leader for good’ | Greenville News

GREENVILLE — Lila Mae Brock had ambitions to help the world, but found she could do invaluable work in her own community. For years, she worked as a cafeteria worker at Greenville County schools, and upon her retirement from the Civil Rights Movement, she sought to heal the neglect of her beloved southern community. Now, […]

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Feds declare Indy public housing agency ‘insolvent’

INDIANAPOLIS — After Department of Housing and Urban Development auditors spent just three days reviewing the Indianapolis Housing Agency’s books, federal officials found the IHA “insolvent” or unable to pay his bills. “We’re running backwards,” IHA acting chief executive Marcia Lewis said after announcing the bad financial news to her board. “I can’t fix it […]

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Harassment and intimidation drive local leaders away from public office, and we all lose

Clarence E. Anthony is the CEO and Executive Director of the National League of Cities. He previously served as mayor of South Bay, Florida. Since the start of the pandemic and everything that has followed, local leaders across the country have had to step in in unforeseen ways to meet the needs of their residents. […]

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Civil Service Bureau System Mapping and Pilot Program

Body of the review The Public Service Office within University Outreach received $60,000 from the Financial Health Network’s Financial Solutions Lab to conduct a system mapping and pilot program to secure government-issued identification for incarcerated and juvenile internees pursuant to Alabama Law 2021-549. The project is led by Hollie Cost, assistant vice president of the […]

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Modi government’s welfare programs advance Baba Sahib ideology: Tarun Chugh

Amritsar, April 17 (KNS): BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said that all the projects put in place by the Narendra Modi-led government for the welfare of the most oppressed, weak and disadvantaged sections of society, advance the ideology of Baba Sahib Ambedkar. In a statement, published in Kashmir News Service (KNS), he said Baba […]

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The Jordan Government Accelerators Center Provides Solutions to Public Service Challenges

AMMAN — The Government Accelerator Center held a ceremony on Thursday to celebrate winning the second batch of government service challenges. The second batch focused on four challenges related to energy and mineral sources, digital economy and entrepreneurship, as well as housing and urban development sectors, Jordanian news agency Petra reported. In the energy and […]

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WHO for improving social services in Baluchistan – Latest News – The Nation

QUETTA – The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Pakistan, Dr. Palitha Mahipala, on Thursday visited Dr. Rubaba Khan Baledi, Parliamentary Secretary for Law, and discussed ongoing projects supported by the WHO in Balochistan. The meeting also discussed legislation needed to improve welfare services in the province. Dr Asfandyar Sherani, Head of WHO […]

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Outgoing Santa Fe County executive looks back on 25 years of public service | Local News

Katherine Miller inherited a series of scandals and troubles when she became Santa Fe County Executive in 2010. Prior to taking the helm, the county’s director of public works had been placed on administrative leave and was being investigated for accepting bribes. The sheriff resigned shortly after admitting to stealing county-owned property and selling it […]

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More than 70 social protection programs converged for 400 J&K tribal villages : The Tribune India

Our correspondent Srinagar, April 13 To ensure development in the tribal areas, the J&K government converged more than 70 public welfare programs to be implemented in 400 tribal villages. Officials said a special grant of Rs 98 crore had been provided under the Integrated Village Development Scheme (IVDS) to address the lack of […]

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Victorian Civil Service boss Sandy Pitcher has told staff opposed to ‘invasion day’ he could take another day off

One of Victoria’s top bureaucrats has weighed in on the Australia Day debate, telling staff it meant “the invasion and associated violence and dispossession of the country” for many people, and that the civil servants who did not wish to celebrate January 26 could take another day off. . Department for Families, Equity and Housing […]

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Rep. Langevin: The civil service has changed since the Capitol riot | app

WARWICK, RI (AP) — After the Capitol riot, longtime U.S. Representative Jim Langevin said he briefly thought the madness and recklessness of dividing the country would finally end. That didn’t happen, and the Rhode Island Democrat says that’s one of the reasons he’s quitting Congress. Langevin has seen some of his fellow Republicans say enough […]

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Commissioner – Latest News – The Nation

BAHAWALPUR – Bahawalpur Division Captain (Retired) Muhammad Zafar Iqbal discussed in a meeting on Wednesday the situation of sanitation and other municipal services in Bahawalpur Division at his office conference room . Bahawalpur Division Commissioner briefed on steps taken for installation of open manholes in all Union Councils of Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar and Rahim Yar Khan […]

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More than 70 social protection programs converged for 400 J&K tribal villages: The Tribune India

Our correspondent Srinagar, April 13 To ensure development in the tribal areas, the J&K government converged more than 70 public welfare programs to be implemented in 400 tribal villages. Officials said a special grant of Rs 98 crore had been provided under the Integrated Village Development Scheme (IVDS) to address the lack of […]

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Nonprofit CAR sues SoCal cities for seeking access to public housing policy records

For release:April 12, 2022 A housing group is suing South Pasadena and Irvine to protect the public’s right of access to public housing policy records. LOS ANGELES (April 12) – Californians for Homeownership, a nonprofit organization sponsored by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS® (AUTO)which aims to address California’s housing crisis through impact litigation, […]

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Ex-Wales Civil Service Ombudsman takes on new role at Savills

Former Welsh Civil Service Ombudsman Nick Bennett has been appointed director of global property consultancy firm Savills. In his new role as Director and Head of Economics Wales, Mr Bennett will lead areas such as economics and grant funding advice in Wales. Mr Bennett, born in Llangefni, worked as an ombudsman for seven years, before […]

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Suggested zero-rate sales tax for public social services

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been asked to apply a zero rate of sales tax on supplies of goods made to charitable or non-profit organizations providing public welfare services. The Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA) in its proposals for the 2022/2023 budget, has suggested changes to the sales tax laws relating to […]

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South San Francisco refines measurement of public housing vote | Local News

South San Francisco could scale back a ballot initiative aimed at voters in November, seeking to allow the city to own and operate its own subdivisions. Jurisdictions must seek voter approval before acquiring or building low-income social housing, and the city council earlier this year signaled plans to seek permission to add the equivalent of […]

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Public Housing Museum harnesses the power of storytelling

Storytelling, one of the most powerful ways to educate and inspire others, is central to the National Museum of Public Housing’s mission as the nation’s premier cultural institution dedicated to the interpretation and contextualization of the experience of public housing in our country. To better document and amplify the stories it records, the Chicago-based museum […]

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Public service unions look to federal budget for post-pandemic solutions

Breadcrumb Links News Local News One of the main items on the list is a set of clear and consistent work-from-home policies. A photo from 2019 shows a “touchdown zone” in a GC workspace at L’Esplanade Laurier in downtown Ottawa. A survey by the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, which has more […]

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New alderman for Ward 1 continues to serve the public – St. Louis Call Newspapers

Jim Zavist has served on several city committees, served as chairman of the Board of Adjustment Crestwood fielded four aldermen races in this year’s April election, three of which had unopposed candidates. Jim Zavist is set to take over as alderman of Ward 1 for Richard Breeding, whose term is limited. The new alderman lives […]

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Cape Town residents turn to public housing call center

Cape Town’s call center for social housing issues is growing, with over 19,000 calls logged per year. That, the city says, equates to 75 calls a day. The Human Settlements Call Center assists residents with inquiries about affordable housing rentals and relief, and assists with requests for housing opportunities. In addition, call center agents are […]

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Negotiating public service contracts in the Netherlands in a “fast” way is essential for workers tired of the pandemic: unions

ST. JOHN’S, NL — Unions representing the province’s public sector employees whose contracts have expired or are about to expire say the best thing to do to relieve the stress of pandemic-weary workers is for the provincial government to negotiate new collective agreements in a timely manner. Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private […]

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Colin Allred joins Push to stop public housing authorities from banning specific dog breeds

Some dogs have a bad reputation as dangerous beasts, but many owners of Pit Bulls, German Shepherds and Rottweilers would insist that their dogs are harmless. Yet some public housing authorities may choose to ban breeds haunted by the wrong stigma. Breed myths have led to families being separated from their beloved four-legged friend, and […]

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With federal funds in hand, social housing is also high on Mayor Wu’s agenda

Such is the challenge facing the fledgling Wu administration as it explores ways to address one of the nation’s deepest affordable housing crises. She is armed with millions of dollars in one-time federal funds, thanks to Congressional COVID relief legislation, and has pledged to funnel the money into comprehensive solutions, including support for home ownership […]

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Louisville public housing needs immediate overhaul, company says

Some of Louisville’s public housing is so badly in need of work that a private company says it can no longer manage it. Properties are filled with mold, need new floors and at least one has a failing roof, according to a letter from The CT Groupwhich indicates that the Maryland-based company is terminating its […]

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Matthew Reynell wins 2022 RIT Four President Public Service Award of Excellence

A quiet champion of Rochester youth facing homelessness, poverty, despair and abandonment has won the RIT’s annual award for faculty or staff who have distinguished themselves in community service. Matthew Reynell, assistant director of the Office of Financial Aid and Awards, will receive the 2022 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award at the Alfred L. […]

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Minister Berry refutes ACTCOSS social housing relocation requests

Despite a significant backlash on the Development and renewal of the social housing programincluding the policy branded as “callous and cruel”, the ACT government said it did not agree to review the implementation of the policy, contrary to statements by ACTCOSS this morning, April 4. The scheme has been described as ‘heartless’ by ACTCOSS, referring […]

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UNC Board of Governors Announces Recipients of Faculty Public Service Award

The UNC Board of Governors announced the recipients of the faculty’s Public Service Award and discussed affordable education during its Thursday plenary meeting. Committee chairs provided updates on the Project Kitty Hawk adult learning program and delegations of authority among UNC leaders. In his report, UNC System President Peter Hans spoke about the system’s mission […]

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In Inchicore, plans for the flagship public housing project now include more homes, a library and

Overview of the plans for the municipal grounds on Emmet Road from the architect’s presentation. Dublin City Council has increased the number of homes it hopes to develop on land at St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore, in a development that will be fully rental and social. Plans released this month as part of a third […]

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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV Examination will be held on July 24

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) will conduct the Group IV review after a two-year hiatus on July 24 to fill 7,382 vacancies, TNPSC Chairman Ka has said. Balachandran Tuesday. Briefing reporters in Chennai, he said the TNPSC would start accepting online applications from March 30. The deadline for submitting applications is April 28. […]

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Entrepreneurship is alive in New York’s public housing. Will the city grow?

Many nights after a long day of homeschooling two of her children, Tamykah Anthony stands over the stove, preparing natural beauty products in her kitchen at Queensbridge Houses, the world’s largest social housing complex from New York. Fueled by a lifelong interest in science, she began officially selling the products in 2017, hoping to provide […]

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Davenport Sells Remaining 42 Public Housing Units to Nonprofits | Politics and elections

Three area nonprofits will purchase the remaining city-owned public housing stock in Davenport, after the city council and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development approved the sale this week. Davenport sold its low-income apartment building, the Heritage, to an out-of-state nonprofit in 2020. The sale of the 42 units in 21 properties scattered […]

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Brighton social housing shouldn’t be on suburban ‘best street’: Liberal MP Wendy Lovell

The remarks were widely condemned by the Andrews government, with Housing Minister Richard Wynne calling on Ms Lovell to apologise. “The comments by Wendy Lovell, a former housing minister, are absolutely shameful. She should have done the right thing and walked into Parliament today, apologized and unreservedly recanted – and she didn’t,’ Mr Wynne said. […]

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“Public Welfare Systems Triumph Over Caste-Based Politics in Polls” | Lucknow News

Lucknow: The 2022 UP assembly elections will go down in history as those that witnessed the cascading effect of social welfare programs not only implemented transparently, but educating the masses on their rights and access to these monumental programs, a state government spokesperson said.“Most importantly, it was done without any consideration of caste, region or […]

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Historic Liberal-NDP deal supports Canada’s most vulnerable

The PSAC welcomes the historic agreement reached between the Liberals and the NDP which will help millions of Canadians and prevent workers from falling further behind. Unions have fought for decades for the progressive measures announced under the Confidence and Supply Agreement, and they will have a direct impact on communities across the country. The […]

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Sánchez senior of Princeton receives ReachOut scholarship for public service

Princeton senior Emily Sánchez received a scholarship from ReachOut 56-81-06, an alumni-funded effort that supports one-year public service projects after graduation. Sánchez will develop a series of podcasts on the history of Latino communities in New Jersey. Photo by Jacquelyn Davila The project, “Podcasting History: An Opportunity to Bring Latino Voices Inside New Jersey’s History […]

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Woods Hole scientist John Holdren receives Public Welfare Medal

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct errors in Dr. Holdren’s biographical information. Few people realize the moment they stumble upon what they want to do for the rest of their lives – but John Holdren, senior adviser to the president of the Woodwell Climate Research Center in Woods Hole, remembers it well. […]

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From social housing to home ownership: EXIT Realty is the solution for affordable housing

A real estate professional returns to her hometown of North Carolina to help a woman achieve a dream WOBURN, Mass. – March 22, 2022 – (Newswire.com) As home prices soar across America, buying a home is looking like a pipe dream to the average buyer more than ever. EXIT Realty responds by asking agents and […]

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From HLM to home ownership: EXIT

WOBURN, Mass., March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As home prices soar across America, buying a home is looking like a pipe dream to the typical buyer more than ever. EXIT Realty is responding by asking agents and brokers to engage in their communities, prioritize consumer education, and help first-time buyers make housing affordable. In […]

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Government debt aims to save society and improve public welfare: minister

Even if we have a deficit, we may still owe, but it’s to save society and the economy Jakarta (ANTARA) – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said government debt is a step to save society and help the community thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. “Although we have a deficit, we may still owe, […]

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EXIT Realty is the affordable housing solution

A real estate professional returns to her hometown of North Carolina to help a woman achieve a dream Featured image for EXIT Realty Corp. International Featured image for EXIT Realty Corp. International WOBURN, Mass., March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As home prices soar across America, buying a home is looking like a pipe dream […]

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FEEDING AMERICA RELEASES NEW PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS WITH SHANOLA HAMPTON

The COVID-19 pandemic created an economic crisis that upended the lives of many people and continues to have ripple effects to this day. Feeding America estimates that at least one in five people have turned to charitable food aid in United States in 2020, an increase of 50% compared to the previous year. A food […]

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Pioneering Former Public Service Diversity Champions – Newsroom

St. Thomas alumnus Kelsey Dawson Walton ’02, ’09 MA likes to flash passers-by with a warm, welcoming smile. “It’s the kind of thing that I think can sometimes be lacking in our world,” she said. “I think when you show humanity, you open doors for yourself in life.” And some doors have opened for her […]

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City allocates CDBG public service funds | News

The City of Kokomo has allocated a portion of its Community Development Block Grant funds to various local non-profit organizations. The city’s CDBG working total is $843,746, the same as last year, because the US Department of Housing and Urban Development has not yet calculated the amount of CDBG money that the city ​​will receive […]

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Good government requires a truly public Australian civil service | Canberra time

public service, tim hollo, green, public service, public sector, labor hiring, contractors From pandemic preparedness to disaster relief, each new crisis we have faced recently has shown more clearly what happens when successive governments erode public service. Due to crippling staffing ceilings and “efficiency dividends”, widespread outsourcing, precarious employment and reduced expertise, the government is […]

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Obituary: Gary Gray, councilor with selfless devotion to public service

GLASGOW Councilor Gary Gray’s purpose and happiness in life was founded in service to others, writes Paul Sweeney MSP. Gray, who died suddenly on February 13 at the age of 49, had been a Labor councilor for the Canal ward in the north of the city since 2017. He was first elected in 2003, as […]

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Wilmington city leaders take public housing issues to Congress

WASHINGTON DC (WECT) – Three leaders from the city of Wilmington traveled to Washington DC to champion the city’s cause and be the voice of more than 150 families, including more than 300 children, who have been displaced from their homes in due to mold problems. Mayor Bill Saffo and Council members Clifford Barnett and […]

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Bangladeshi Miraz leads a public welfare project for the Ban Ki-moon Center for Global Citizens

The project, “Assistance to Backward Communities”, provides education and medical care to children with physical and mental disabilities, a press release said on Monday. It aims to build self-reliance through the education and training of homeless unemployed youth, and various other public welfare activities, including the education of helpless elderly people. Project Manager Miraz and […]

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New federal funds to install sprinklers in Mpls social housing buildings.

Nearly three years after a fire killed five residents, Minneapolis will receive $2 million in federal funding to add sprinklers to the last of its aging high-rise buildings. The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) has rushed in recent years to add sprinklers to all of its buildings, most of them built before government fire codes […]

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Opinion: Public service jobs deserve fair pay

Anna Williams, Karin Power and Rachel Prusak Williams represents House District 52 – Hood River; Power represents Home District 41 – Milwaukie; and Prusak represents House District 37 – West Linn in the Oregon Legislature. All three are Democrats whose terms expire in January 2023. At the end of this year’s legislative session, three of […]

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COMMENT: Premier of Prince Edward Island must depoliticize the public service

Martin Ruben, FCPA, FCGA, who runs a consulting business in Victoria-by-the-Sea, PEI, and has experience in the public sector and corporate governance for nonprofit, provided the following opinion piece. As a former public auditor, it was ingrained in me not to comment or discuss actions taken by elected members of government. The exception was when […]

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Flato Development Hosts Public Community Engagement Meeting

Flato Developments, the company building the new development in Beeton just off Main Street on the west end of town, hosted a community engagement meeting on Thursday March 3 to get feedback from local residents on their housing project for the elderly. The meeting took place in the Beeton Arena Community Hall. The seniors’ complex […]

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Flato Development Hosts Public Community Engagement Meeting | bloginfo(‘name’); ?>

March 10, 2022 0 comments By Brian Lockhart Flato Developments, the company building the new development in Beeton just off Main Street on the west end of town, hosted a community engagement meeting on Thursday March 3 to get feedback from local residents on their housing project for the elderly. The meeting took place in […]

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One Man’s Ongoing Battle With Public Housing Agency – The Famuan

Oliver Hill Sr. Courtesy of Tifany Hill Advocate for the rights of black tenants in public housing, Oliver Hill Sr., is fighting a new battle to obtain ADA housing while he is rehoused. This comes after the Tallahassee Housing Authority [THA] received funding for the redevelopment of apartments on Orange Avenue. Tifany Hill, the daughter […]

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Mold in Wilmington public housing displaces residents

After mold displaced more than 450 people from public housing in Wilmington in recent months, local authorities and residents are scrambling to find a solution. Many families stay in hotels while their homes are cleared of mold. The remediation and relocation caused stress for the 151 displaced families and created financial pressure for the Wilmington […]

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NYCHA seeks to modernize garbage and recycling disposal in NYC public housing estates

STATEN ISLAND, NY — The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is looking to modernize waste and recycling systems, while increasing the efficiency of its developments. The agency issued a Request for Information (RFI) on Monday, seeking proposals from waste haulers and container collection equipment manufacturers to develop a pilot program for using hoist waste […]

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CoinEx Charity Launches $10M Charity Fund to Improve Global Public Welfare

Focusing on humanistic care, CoinEx Charity has launched charity events around the world starting in 2021. The organization has provided vital supplies and medical aids to people living in impoverished areas and helped children from different countries to have equal access to education. In the event of a disaster, it offered immediate emergency aid to […]

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California lawmakers seek to repeal public housing ‘vote veto’ – GV Wire

California lawmakers are again trying to get rid of the country’s only law that allows voters to veto public housing projects, a provision added to the state’s constitution in 1950 to keep black families out of white neighborhoods. . Almost everyone on Capitol Hill agrees the provision should be repealed, both for its racist roots […]

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How Marcelia Nicholson’s life experiences are shaping her public service

“Journeys” is a new feature from the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service that examines the career paths taken by our community entrepreneurs. Do you know someone we should introduce? Please send your suggestions to [email protected] Marcelia Nicholson never planned to go into politics. As a girl, she wanted to study education and become a teacher. […]

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Denver Housing Authority Begins Radon Mitigation Installation in Public Housing – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – After CBS4 Investigates found high levels of radon in some Denver public housing, the Denver Housing Authority is installing radon mitigation systems in the Columbine Homes public housing complex to protect residents. The DHA plans to test and mitigate as needed every unit in its social housing portfolio over the next two […]

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Local nonprofits hope to buy social housing in Davenport

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Several nonprofit organizations that are part of the Quad Cities Housing Cluster have identified an incredible need for affordable rents and mortgages, if this purchase goes through it will keep more than 40 affordable housing units available for those who need it most. “It’s, just that it’s really become a crisis,” […]

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Civil Service Commissioner announces findings of Kāinga Ora review

Thursday, March 3, 2022, 11:38 a.m.Press release: Public Service Commission The public housing agency, Kāinga Ora, failed to meet expected standards of political neutrality when it published an article about a political candidate, Civil Service Commissioner Peter Hughes has found. The commissioner said Kāinga Ora was wrong when he looked at the principle of political […]

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Van Broad de Mauldin looks back on 15 years of public service

wide van will say goodbye as Director of Community Development with the town of Mauldin March 28. The economic development veteran has been serving the Golden Strip since October 2007, when he started as Economic Director of Fountain Inn. “When I started at Fountain Inn, the town had a depressed downtown with 60% of its […]

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Patricia Consentino: Re-Elect Van Tassel as Sanbornton Public Welfare Overseer | Letters to the Editor

Constituents of the Sanbornton community, please consider this unsolicited endorsement for Melanie Van Tassel to be re-elected as Public Welfare Overseer. As a chosen person, in a nearby community, I had the pleasure of knowing your skilled, knowledgeable, and diligent supervisor when she served as a backup to our long-time Wellness Director at Tilton. Melanie […]

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Budget debate: Up to 40 hours for civil servants to familiarize themselves with other sectors

SINGAPORE – From this year, civil servants will have more opportunities for exposure to other sectors, with up to 40 hours at their disposal to do so. Minister in charge of Public Service Chan Chun Sing announced on Wednesday March 2 that each officer can use up to 40 hours per year to participate in […]

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Worcester mayor’s plan for more large-scale social housing is a big mistake

Raymond V. Mariano | Telegram and gazette Growing up in a large-scale public housing estate like Great Brook Valley – which the public perception also includes Curtis Apartments – carries with it a sort of scarlet letter. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining about where I grew up. It was a great neighborhood, with […]

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Walter Mulkewich, Mayor of Burlington 1991-1997, A Life of Public Service | The public record

Today brought the sad news that former Burlington Mayor Walter Mulkewich passed away on February 28. He was truly one of the most honest people in politics in Burlington and Hamilton as well. To say they don’t make politicians like Mulkewich anymore is an understatement. He dedicated himself to public service, he showed courage, grace […]

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ACTCOSS denounces the ruthless moves of HLM

The ACT Council for Social Services (ACTCOSS) today condemned the ACT Government’s ruthless implementation of its public housing renewal programme. In recent days, more than 300 ACT Housing tenants – including elderly people, people with chronic health conditions and people with disabilities – have been shocked to receive letters telling them they will have to […]

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J&K Board Approves Major Public Welfare Decisions

J&K Board Approves Major Public Welfare Decisions February 25, 2022, 3:51 p.m. Jammu, Feb 25 (UNI) The Administrative Council of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday approved major public welfare decisions here. The Administrative Council which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, has given administrative approval for the construction works of the […]

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Search for social housing continues as demolition plans advance – The Observer

LAPLACE — The St. John Parish Housing Authority continues its search for homes for displaced families as plans advance for the demolition of old compounds across the parish. The impact of Hurricane Ida has exacerbated the need for housing. Of 39 families displaced by Hurricane Ida, 19 have been successfully housed, Housing Authority executive director […]

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UConn Health’s mission is our state’s public service

As the new interim CEO of UConn Health, I testified on February 22 before the Connecticut General Assembly Appropriations Committee regarding our budget request for the next fiscal year. I highlighted the enormous good that UConn Health proudly does and achieves as a public service mission for our state. However, I remain troubled and perplexed […]

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Mary MacMahon: Vote Melanie Van Tassel for Sanbornton Public Welfare Overseer | Letters to the Editor

For nearly 20 of the 30 years that Melanie Van Tassel lived in Sanbornton, she held the position of overseer of public welfare. I encourage you to vote for Melanie on March 8 when she is on the ballot for re-election. Melanie has a proven track record of conducting her work effectively with a balance […]

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Maderan receives state recognition in the civil service

For the Madera Tribune Nick Salinas Madera County Chief of Staff to Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Robert Poythress, second from right, receives his senior staff credential from the California State Association of Counties California County earlier this month. This is the highest educational milestone one can earn from CSAC. Madera County District #3 […]

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Councilor Derek Bibby says public service is ‘a privilege’

A LABOR stalwart who has spent the last decade as a Renfrewshire councilor has thanked his constituents as he prepares to retire. Derek Bibby was elected to represent Johnstone North, Kilbarchan, Lochwinnoch and Howwood in 2012 and says it has been an “honour” to help residents and give them a voice in Renfrewshire Council Chambers. […]

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Welfare government cannot promote capitalism by creating inequality: Varun Gandhi targets Modi government

BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Tuesday trained guns on the Narendra Modi regime for attempts to privatize banks and railways that could result in the loss of thousands of jobs, saying a government for good -being public can never promote capitalism by creating inequalities. His attack on the ‘public welfare government’ came days after the […]

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494 candidates on the waiting list for public housing are vying for one of 16 new units in Katherine

In two weeks Gwenda Mace Woodroffe will be homeless. Key points: The investment in social housing in Katherine has been welcomed by leaders and grassroots services working in the area of ​​homelessness Katherine, where the homelessness rate is 32 times the national average, continues to face a shortage of social housing Wait times for social […]

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Letter of Advice: Jonathan Slater, Commission with Public Service Consultants

October 2021 1. BUSINESS MEETING REQUEST: Jonathan Slater, commission to Public Service Consultants (PSC) as part of his independent consulting firm. You have sought advice from the Advisory Committee on Professional Appointments (the Committee) under the Rules for Government Professional Appointments for Former Crown Servants (the Rules) to assume a role with Public Service Consultants […]

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director of GHURA mourned, remembered for his dedication to public service | Guam News

Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority executive director Ray Topasna has died, Leon Guerrero’s administration confirmed Sunday afternoon. “Our hearts are broken by the sudden loss of our good friend and respected public servant Ray Topasna,” Governor Lou Leon Guerrero said in a statement to local media. Topasna recently spearheaded programs to help families deal […]

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Pioneer of Tampa public service and politics

Matching times TAMPA — Sandra Warshaw Freedman was Tampa’s first elected female mayor. As president of the city council, she took over as mayor in 1986 when Bob Martínez resigned to succeed in his run for governor. Then, she was elected for two terms from 1987 to 1995. As a teenager, Freedman was a tennis […]

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Uttar Pradesh Elections: Welfare Beneficiaries Will Ensure BJP Victory, Says Vijayvargiya | Allahabad News

PRIYAGRAJ: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has asserted that beneficiaries of all welfare schemes run by central and state governments will ensure the party’s victory in the UP Assembly battle of 2022. He further claimed that the party received more votes in the first two rounds of polling, compared to the […]

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Madhya Pradesh HC cancels OBC’s 27% quota in Civil Service Commission review

Bhopal: In a jolt for the state government, the Jabalpur Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday (February 16th) canceled the 27% quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) in the main review of the Commission of the State Civil Service (PSC), held in 2019. A two-member bench of the High Court, headed by […]

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Majority of families in social housing are behind on rent | Richmond Free Press

More than half of tenants in Richmond’s social housing communities – 55% – are now in arrears with rent, according to a report provided to City Council on Monday. Currently, 1,744 households owe $1.8 million in overdue rent, Stacey Daniels-Fayson, acting chief executive of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, told City Council. Ms Daniels-Fayson […]

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Oklahoma Utility Company Selects ICF for Energy Efficiency Contract

The company will implement Utility’s commercial and residential portfolios FAIRFAX, Va., February 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Public utility company of Oklahoma (PSO) recently awarded a complementary multimillion-dollar contract to global consulting and digital services provider ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) to manage and implement its energy efficiency programs. (PRNewsfoto/ICF International) PSOa unit of American Electric Power, is […]

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HKU launches public community vaccination center targeting seniors

HKU will set up a Community Vaccination Center (CVC) at Loke Yew Hall in the main building In response to the public’s urgent demand for vaccination against COVID-19, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) will launch a Community Immunization Center (CVC) at its main campus on February 23, Wednesday. Online booking will open tomorrow (February […]

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Audit of human resources for the civil service will start on February 1 – Magnetic Media

Nassau, Bahamas, February 15, 2022 – Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Island Family Affairs Hon. Clay Sweeting will speak at the inaugural Food for Summit and Expo in Dubai on February 23-24. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, HE Miriam Al Mheiri of the United Arab Emirates, who is also responsible for agriculture, […]

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Westchester to distribute COVID test kits to social housing residents

If a person has been exposed to coronavirus disease, it is best to wait five days from the date of exposure before testing. Testing too soon could lead to a false negative test result, experts say. Westchester County plans to distribute approximately 8,000 test kits to local housing authorities to better monitor COVID-19. The county’s […]

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Focus on public welfare, says SACM

LAHORE: The Special Assistant to the Chief Minister (SACM) for Information, Hasaan Khawar said that the PTI government is focusing on the welfare of the people and the development of the country. SACM said the construction of a state-of-the-art mother and child care block at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital with Rs 7 billion is part […]

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PSA president warns: leave the civil service alone

News Jensen La Vendee Tuesday, February 15, 2022 The president of PSA, Leroy Baptiste. – A day after the Prime Minister suggested that executives from the private sector should be allowed to lead the civil service, the president of the Civil Service Association (PSA) Leroy Baptiste said the civil service should be left as it […]

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Bronx public housing building has apartments as cold as ‘igloos’ and some hot as ‘saunas’

ALLERTON, Bronx (PIX11) — They live in the same building in the Bronx, but some tenants have freezing apartments and others homes that are too hot. Parkside Houses resident Elizabeth Nazario, whose New York City Housing Authority home is on the cold side of the spectrum, said she had it. “It’s freezing cold,” she said. […]

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Conversation Starter: What does rising inflation mean for Canadian workers?

Inflation is rising rapidly in Canada and around the world, and workers are struggling. Growing consumer demand, global supply chain disruptions, product shortages and rising oil prices have all contributed to a spiraling cost of living. This fall, consumer prices in Canada rose at their fastest pace in 18 years. Food prices have increased by […]

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Kibabaig public housing project ready in June

Jannie (centre) visiting Kibabaig PPR. KOTA KINABALU (February 10): The Kibabaig Public Housing Project (PPR) in Penampang will be completed in June 2022. MP for Kapayan, Jannie Lasimbang, said she had received an explanation that additional works needed to be carried out and that the long-awaited completion of the additional works on the PPR Kibabaig […]

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Durham Housing Authority faces backlash over public housing project :: WRAL.com

By Lora Lavigne, WRAL Durham reporter New development plans have been announced for Haiti’s historic community, but backlash is mounting from many who have called it home for decades. A group protests against the Durham Housing Authority’s decision to build council housing on vacant land known as Fayette Place. Fayette Place has been an eyesore […]

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Number of social housing families facing eviction rises as RRHA coordinates new awareness campaign | Richmond Local News

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority is coordinating efforts to help social housing residents catch up on rent arrears and avoid evictions. The number of families who are more than a month behind on rent is rising, officials told attendees of a pair of virtual community meetings hosted by the housing authority on Thursday. About […]

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VA offers utility loan forgiveness | Life

Veterans and active duty members can take a step closer to student loan forgiveness through the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Program. You must submit your application by October 31, 2022. By canceling loans after 10 years of public service, the PSLF eases the burden of student debt on public servants, allows many borrowers to keep […]

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Cohoes mayor wants to demolish public housing complex near beleaguered Norlite factory

The mayor of Cohoes is moving forward with a plan to demolish a public housing complex near the beleaguered Norlite factory. Democratic Mayor Bill Keeler is asking the Cohoes Housing Authority Board of Commissioners to approve the sale of public housing ownership of the Saratoga sites to the city as soon as all residents are […]

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‘I’m scared’: Thousands of New York public housing units are behind on rent

“We want to make sure we pursue evictions as a last resort,” NYCHA general counsel Lisa Bova-Hiatt said in an interview. Still, NYCHA will have to deal with rent arrears racked up during the pandemic, raising fears among tenants and housing advocates that it may finally begin to take a tougher line. “All residents can […]

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Public Service Priority Program: Buzdar

LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Monday that the main agenda of the PTI government is to serve the people of the country. He expressed these views while chairing a consultative meeting here at his office to consider party business and suggestions regarding local government elections. Federal Ministers Shafqat Mahmood and Makhdoom Khusro […]

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Michael Kimmelman talks about new rays of light in New York’s public housing stock | News

anchor A rendering of Bernheimer Architects’ 1490 Southern Boulevard senior housing development in the Bronx. Image courtesy of Bernheimer Architects. Writing about Twin Parks in 1973, former Times architecture critic Paul Goldberger speculated that the project could “turn out to be significant in the history of […]

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Residents complain that public housing on St. Mary Drive still needs repairs after the hurricane

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Those living in one of Lake Charles’ oldest public housing complexes are complaining about deteriorating living conditions. Calcasieu Parish Police juror Mike Smith said he heard from residents about a wide range of complaints stemming from hurricane damage. At the St. Mary Drive public housing complex, many homes are vacant […]

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Human Rights Watch identifies risks for public housing tenants

Additionally, Cincinnati is outbidding private investors to buy homes, and the SF report shows vacancies. Human Rights Watch identifies risks for public housing tenants A report Human Rights Watch found that the federal government’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program disenfranchises New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) tenants. The RAD was enacted in 2012. It allows […]

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Solar panels on social housing could save tenants $750 a year

If every social housing unit were equipped with solar panels, 2.4 terawatt hours of electricity would be generated, or 1.3% of the annual production of the National Electricity Market. Dr Roberts’ team estimated that it would cost $1.8 billion to cover each social housing roof with solar panels. “It’s a great opportunity because there are […]

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Napier City Council will pose the question of the future of public housing to the community, with three options being considered

Marty Sharpe / Stuff Napier City Council has 377 community dwellings, which are rented at affordable rates to the elderly and disabled. (File photo) The fate of Napier City Council’s social housing is in the hands of its residents, with councilors agreeing on three options for public consultation. A recent review found that the council […]

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Chasing good people out of public service |

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin seemed to have a lot going for him as he prepares for a re-election campaign for his Westside district. A petty recall effort had aborted and failed. Bonin, who was first elected in 2013, won his last re-election with 71% of the vote. Then suddenly he announced last week […]

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Investigation into the handling of complaints relating to public and community housing

Victoria’s Ombudsman has launched an investigation into how public and community housing complaints are handled, with the aim of improving the processes involved. The inquiry will examine whether current complaint-handling processes are “effective, fair and sufficiently tenant-focused”. Ombudsman Deborah Glass said her office tracked social and community housing complaints over the year to January 2022, […]

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Stuttgart’s public housing gets a solar-powered makeover

Stuttgart’s public housing gets a solar-powered makeover Two municipal companies have teamed up to provide photovoltaic systems on the roofs of social housing Last week, the local authorities of Stuttgart announced a cooperation agreement between the municipal housing and urban development company – Stuttgarter Wohnungs‐ und Stadtbaugesellschaft (SWSG) and Stadtwerke Stuttgart (Stuttgart State Works). The […]

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Political vitriol drives good people out of public office | Opinion

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A public service | Opinion

Editor: The Aspen Daily News has done a public service by publishing Mr. John Fayhee’s detailed reporting on our MP, Lauren Boebert. However, one of the main themes of the article, the number of bills sponsored by the MP, is very misleading. Aside from the harsh reality that Nancy Pelosi’s partisan control of Congress makes […]