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The government of Punjab is committed to extending the benefits of social assistance schemes to all ordinary men: Balbir Singh Sidhu

Former Punjab Minister and current MP Balbir Singh Sidhu said the government of Punjab is committed to extending the benefits of social protection programs to every person and continuous efforts are being made to raise awareness of these programs. Administrative complex, Mr. Sidhu specifically mentioned the plan to allocate plots of five Marlas each 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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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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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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A 5G network to boost public welfare: ministry

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Communications and Informatics stressed that the implementation of 5G telecommunications services in Indonesia is designed to achieve the nation’s goals of advancing public welfare and educating the population. “The implementation of 5G for our country is not only for prestige, but we will also use 5G as a tool […]

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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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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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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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Khattar urges ex-combatants to help government welfare programs

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday called on ex-combatants to contribute to state government welfare programs by rendering their services as volunteers. He called on veterans to participate widely in welfare schemes by registering with the “Samarpan” portal, which he recently launched to allow people to register to offer volunteer services in various […]

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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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Miss Helena Zhao, as the International Public Welfare Ambassador of Miss Culture and World Tourism, was invited to participate in the closing parade of Beijing International Fashion Week in 2021

Beijing, China – (Newsfile Corp. – October 21, 2021) – September 26e , the closing parade of Beijing Fashion Week 2021 was held in Beijing’s Wangfujing Pedestrian Street. It is reported that that night, internationally renowned designer Lawrence Xu and Poly China Silk Corporation jointly presented the closing show. In addition, more than 50 well-known […]

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The disasters of widespread public service outsourcing exposed

The Greens say the second interim report released today by the Special Committee on Job Security shows that the Morrison government’s ideological mission to outsource the public sector has seriously compromised the ability of the Australian civil service to deliver services and provide effective policy advice. Deputy Greens leader and public sector spokesperson Senator Larissa […]

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Don’t Punish Us For Public Service – The Vacaville Reporter

I am a retired federal employee who writes to raise awareness of the devastating effects of the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) suffered by nearly 2 million people. This policy reduces Social Security benefits earned by local, state and federal retirees who worked in the private sector covered by Social Security and who also earned an […]

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Rep. Bill Pascrell accepts Lifetime Public Service Award

© Courtesy office of Bill Pascrell. PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ 9th) accepted the 2021 Jerry Green Legacy Award from the New Jersey Housing and Community Development Network over the weekend. The award, named in honor of the late New Jersey Assembly member of Plainfield, recognizes Pascrell for his “life of […]

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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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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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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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Congressman Bill Pascrell honored with Lifetime Public Service Award – the Observer Online

U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell Jr., D-9, recently accepted the 2021 Jerry Green Legacy Award from the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (HCDNNJ). Named in honor of the late Assembly member of New Jersey of Plainfield, the award recognizes Pascrell for his “life of public service bringing together diverse people to forge a […]

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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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The Order of Public Service welcomes new members to the Order’s Advisory Council

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), the second largest university in Houston, has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth largest city since 1974. As one of four separate public universities in the University of Houston system, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university headed by President Loren J. Blanchard. Every year, UHD educates over 15,000 […]

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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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What you need to know about the changes to the Public Service loan forgiveness program

PHOENIX–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The US Department of Education is temporarily changing some rules to potentially allow hundreds of thousands of borrowers to qualify for a student loan forgiveness if they have worked in the public service. This opportunity is only available for a limited time and borrowers must act before October 31, 2022 to qualify. […]

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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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Bern’s new civil service advocate reflects on Jefferson Awards honor

For Antoinette Boskey-Chadwick, from New Bern, public service is personal. Beyond noble words or good deeds, it is about how community members can change each other’s lives. “It’s about how you impact each person, one at a time,” she said. “It doesn’t matter if it’s because you’re working with a domestic violence shelter or because […]

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Australian civil service temporary employment rate highest in 20 years

Australia’s civil service workforce is growing, but the pandemic has led to the creation of the most temporary jobs since at least 2002. The sector grew by 2.3% in fiscal year 2020-21, with approximately 3,500 additional employees, bringing the total workforce to 153,495 people, according to the annual report PSA employment data. But the increase […]

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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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Ministry of Education announces overhaul of civil service loan forgiveness program

designer491 / Getty Images / iStockphoto The Education Ministry today announced an overhaul of its Public Service Loan Remission Program (PSLF), through a series of actions, according to an announcement. See: 3 Ways to Prepare for the End of Student Loan ForbearanceFind Out: Which Debt Elimination Strategy Works Best for Student Loans? All of the […]

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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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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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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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President’s Civil Service Fellows Reflect on Service to Local Nonprofits

For more than 20 years, the University’s Public Service President’s Fellowship has enabled students to serve the Greater New Haven community while developing their leadership skills. Several of this summer’s fellows reflect on their experiences with the program and its impact on them. October 6, 2021 By Briana Hojo ’23, Dayana Solano ’22 and Momona […]

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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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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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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 […]