Family engagement

Improving Experiences for Residents with Disabilities in Federally Assisted Family Housing

Policy Brief
Oct 12, 2022
Corianne Payton Scally, Ebonie Megibow, Susan J. Popkin for the Urban Institute
Disabled individuals and families in federally assisted housing face multiple challenges in gaining access to housing units and services that meet their needs—despite legal frameworks meant to help them.

CLPHA Housing Is Summit 2022: Deepening Community Impact Through Housing Authority and Library Partnerships

Jun 17, 2022
When public libraries and public housing authorities intentionally join forces, the benefits are real and lasting for those living in public housing. This session highlights the partnership between Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and Cleveland Public Library (CPL).

CLPHA Housing Is Summit 2022: Designing and Implementing Programs with Residents and Families at the Center

Jun 17, 2022
Housing providers are uniquely positioned to find innovative and meaningful ways to engage residents with lived experience in program design and implementation to ensure investments are focused, efficient, and culturally appropriate.

CLPHA Housing Is Summit 2022: Working with School Districts and School Data

Jun 17, 2022
This session will review the extent to which local jurisdictions engaged with school districts in the 2016-17 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) process and preview the potential for PHAs to engage with school districts and school data in the upcoming renewal of the HUD AFFH process.

CLPHA Housing Is Summit 2022: Meeting Families' Needs Including Child Care in Housing Developments

Jun 17, 2022
The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) will moderate a unique cross-sector panel of housing and early care and education (ECE) experts on strategies and best practices for co-locating ECE facilities within affordable housing developments.

Connecting Parents to Occupational Training: A Partnership Between Child Support Agencies and Local Service Providers

Apr 11, 2021
Kyla Wasserman, Lily Freedman, Zaina Rodney, & Caroline Schultz for MDRC
The Families Forward Demonstration (FFD) examined new strategies to increase the earnings of parents who owe child support but are unable to fully meet their obligations due to low earnings.