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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
At its December 2021 meeting, CLPHA's Housing Is Working Group learned from experts in the field about how they have worked to create resident-focused and community-centered work with their PHAs and partners.
Through CLPHA’s grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s (CDP) COVID-19 Response Fund, ten sub-grants were given to member PHAs across the country to meet the ongoing needs of residents during this pandemic. Recipients will use their grants to meet immediate and locally defined needs in the areas of public health, education, employment, and basic urgent needs of their residents that have been exacerbated by COVID-19 for a wide range of projects.