Gay couple tried for fraud by Denver Housing Authority

Todd and Stan Lobato-Wright were awakened and arrested in their brick two-story rental house near City Park where they lived with their nine-year-old adopted son, accused of lying about their relationship in order to collect more than $160,000 in Section 8 housing benefits over the previous eleven years.

The Denver District Attorney’s Office charged . . . → Read More: Gay couple tried for fraud by Denver Housing Authority

Housing Authority of New Orleans begin Scattered Sites Strategy

The Housing Authority of New Orleans began demolishing structures on vacant, scattered-site properties across the city as part of HANO’s Scattered Sites Strategy.

The Scattered Sites Strategy calls for developers to create innovative and creative redevelopment plans through public-private partnerships.

Crews began the demolition process last week in an effort to begin the redevelopment of . . . → Read More: Housing Authority of New Orleans begin Scattered Sites Strategy

Orange Housing Authority awards 2 college scholarships

At the Orange Housing Authority’s Fifth-Annual Youth Scholarship Golf Tournament, Marie Mitchell and Amina Amparbin both received $3,000 towards their over $20,000 a year in tuition and, room and board. The money was raised through the generous sponsors and golfers who participated in the event.are both 18-year-old college freshmen, navigating between classes and balancing all . . . → Read More: Orange Housing Authority awards 2 college scholarships

Norwalk Housing Authority is new Community Action Agency for Norwalk

After a seven month search, the Norwalk Housing Authority has been selected as the new Community Action Agency for the Norwalk catchment area.

In October 2013, NEON (Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, Inc.), the failed organization that was the city’s anti-poverty agency before it filed for bankruptcy in June 2014 following more than a year of . . . → Read More: Norwalk Housing Authority is new Community Action Agency for Norwalk

Cedartown Housing Authority funded to start renovations

The Cedartown Housing Authority funded to start renovations that will cover all of the units and that work will take at least 18 months to complete.

Starting in January 2016 at Grayfield, any residents left on the first floor will be moved to one of the upper floors temporarily until work is completed on the . . . → Read More: Cedartown Housing Authority funded to start renovations

Denver Housing Authority opens housing choice waiting list

The Denver Housing Authority manages 6,732 vouchers, which provides financial rental assistance to those in need.

The Denver Housing Authority opened up a two day sign-up period for its Housing Choice Voucher program.

Last year, the lottery program had a record number of applicants at 26,000 and organizers are expecting tens of thousands this . . . → Read More: Denver Housing Authority opens housing choice waiting list

Philadelphia Housing Authority opens new residential development

The Philadelphia Housing Authority celebrated the grand opening of its second this year residential development in the North Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood.

The Gordon Apartments is now on what was once a vacant lot in the 3000 block of West Gordon Street.

The site is bounded by 30th, Arizona, 31st and Gordon streets.

The new . . . → Read More: Philadelphia Housing Authority opens new residential development

Decatur Housing Authority will accept Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Decatur Housing Authority will accept Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) applications from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Decatur library, 128 S. 3rd St., Decatur.

Individuals and families wishing to receive rental assistance from the program are urged to complete an application at this time.

There are a limited number of vouchers that . . . → Read More: Decatur Housing Authority will accept Housing Choice Voucher Program

Public housing residents don’t deserve to be safe

Crystal Brown sued NYCHA last year, claiming a lack of security allowed vagrant Michele “Mohawk” Graham to roam the grounds of an East Harlem housing project before she fatally shot her daughter, college student Olivia Brown, 23, after an argument.

Graham, 36, had lived in the Lincoln Houses but was homeless when she shot Olivia . . . → Read More: Public housing residents don’t deserve to be safe

Housing Authority of the County of Monterey accepting applications

The Housing Authority of the County of Monterey will be accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly Section 8) from Sept. 19 to Oct. 3.

On Sept. 1, the instructions to apply will be on the website at www.hamonterey.org.

There will also be a list of . . . → Read More: Housing Authority of the County of Monterey accepting applications