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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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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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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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Public housing project moves forward – The Suffolk News-Herald

Eight buildings and 57 of the 113 units at Eagle Landing apartments have been fully refurbished, while seven others are in various stages of refurbishment, an official with the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority said. Updating the Board of Authority Commissioners at its January 26 virtual meeting, SRHA Director of Community Development Tammy Jackson, illustrating […]

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RRHA Board: No Eviction Filing Against Public Housing Residents Until At Least Mid-February | State and Area News

With more than 1,100 families at risk of eviction from public housing, the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners on Wednesday ordered staff to suspend all legal action against residents until at least mid- February. Advocates and several board members have expressed concern about the displacement of so many families, as well as […]

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Kingston lawmakers consider tax relief deal to renovate Stuyvesant Charter social housing complex – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – Aldermen are considering a 32-year payment in lieu of taxes agreement for the Stuyvesant Charter property that would lead to the full renovation of the Kingston Housing Authority-controlled apartment complex. John Madeo, executive vice president of Mountco Construction and Development Corp., told the Joint Council’s finance and audit committee at a meeting […]

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Fire Horror shows ‘life or death’ needs in Philadelphia public housing – NBC10 Philadelphia

NBC10 is one of dozens of news organizations producing BROKEN in Philadelphia, a collaborative reporting project on solutions to poverty and the city’s efforts toward economic justice. follow us on @BrokeInPhilly. Although there were 26 people residing there, a three-story townhouse in Philadelphia that caught fire in a deadly fire that killed 12 people had […]

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St. Paul’s public housing agency seeks eviction of 32 tenants amid influx of federal rent assistance

The St. Paul public housing agency decided to evict 32 tenants this month, the first large-scale eviction effort by a public housing entity since Minnesota began phasing out its ban on occupancy. expulsion. Some tenants have lived in their one-bedroom high-rise apartments and townhouse-style units for a decade or two. Others moved in at the […]

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HACM will open all voucher and social housing waiting lists

You are the: Homepage / Lodging / HACM will open all voucher and social housing waiting lists December 13, 2021 Through MKE Community Newspaper leave a comment Beginning Wednesday, December 15 at 9:00 a.m. CST and until further notice, the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) will be accepting pre-applications online at waiting […]

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Lawsuit to stop Norfolk social housing redevelopment is dismissed

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Norfolk’s plans to redevelop St. Paul’s public housing complexes. The final order was issued on Tuesday after the two sides reached an agreement to move forward, which includes ensuring that all current residents of the Tidewater Gardens public housing complex – the first […]

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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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Civil Service Commissioner must investigate Kāinga Ora

Thursday November 11, 2021, 4:21 p.m.Press Release: New Zealand National Party The public services commissioner must step in and investigate an apparent culture of deception and cover-up at the government housing agency Kāinga Ora, said Nicola Willis, spokesperson for National for housing and urban development. “I have written to the Public Services Commissioner expressing my […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Marshall’s third round of COVID-19 funds benefiting public service organizations | New

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall’s Director of Community and Economic Development Fabio Angell announced the city’s receipt of the third round of COVID-19 funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Government’s Community Development Grants program. urban development at the last city meeting. The city received $ 234,000 in funds which it used to expand 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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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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Baijal Writes to Sisodia to Say LG’s Public Welfare Efforts Are Seen with Partial | Latest India News

Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal wrote to Chief Deputy Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday criticizing his letter accusing the LG of encroaching on the domain of elected government by independently arranging meetings with bureaucrats without involving the ministers concerned on important issues. He also said Sisodia should not have made the letter public and […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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GOVERNMENT. MAKES PUBLIC WELL-BEING PRIORITY

The government will prioritize removing the inconvenience faced by the public despite the obstacles that present themselves, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said. The Prime Minister was speaking at the opening ceremony of the new Peliyagoda market. Pettah Manning’s market which has been relocated to Peliyagoda was opened for commercial activities by Prime Minister Rajapaksa yesterday. […]