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Public Housing-Supporting Residents with Dementia: Lessons from Ireland

I met Dr. John McPeake the CEO from Helm Housing Association in Northern Ireland recently and had the pleasure of hearing about how his agency is working on helping those with dementia.   320 more words

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St. Louis Housing Authority

Yesterday’s discussion about HOPE VI provides for a natural lead in to today’s discussion about the St. Louis Housing Authority. The authority controls thousands of conventional, section 8, and tax credit projects. 81 more words

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Hope vi

Hope VI is a now discontinued public housing program that completely rehabilitated distressed public housing projects in this country. The idea behind the program was to combine physical rehabilitation social services and create mixed income communities. 125 more words

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Province hiking rent rates for low-income tenants in Manitoba

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is increasing rental costs for another group of low-income earners.

The province has issued letters to landlords and tenants in public housing units that rent will be raised later this year to 28 per cent of a tenant’s income. 191 more words

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Deadline Today for HUD's VAWA 2013 Emergency Transfer Plan Requirements

As NAHRO previously reported, HUD published a final rule last year that provides expanded housing protections for survivors of violence and fully codifies the provisions of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2013 into HUD regulations. 80 more words

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Segregation in European Social Housing- A Path to Move Forward

The International Social Housing Festival is underway in Amsterdam and is bringing many interesting minds from academia, social housing companies and other think tanks together. ¬†Today we had the opportunity to hear from… 380 more words

Councillors to receive public housing update at London city hall

City politicians will be given an update Monday on the status of public housing in London.

Josh Browne, who became CEO of the London and Middlesex Housing Corporation (LMHC) last year, will provide an update to the strategic priorities and policy committee on their aging infrastructure and strategic plan moving forward. 173 more words

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