City Council today approved allocating $500,000 from the Citys General Fund to support the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) efforts to install A/C window units in approximately 2,500 apartments in 20 public housing communities
in San Antonio.
Coates volunteers with Seeds 4 Success, as a mentor for the Eastport Girls Club program, which is designed for girls living in low-income or public housing communities
. In 2013, the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County awarded Coates with the Tribute to Women & Industry.
Specifically, drawing on a census survey of 18 public housing communities
operated by one of the largest public housing authorities in a major city in the United States, this study examined (1) the extent to which privacy concerns contribute to nonuse of the Internet among public housing residents, (2) how digital privacy skills vary by social inequalities and the Internet access divide, and (3) how digital privacy skills and private Internet access affect privacy-compromising digital activities.
The "Putting New Yorkers to Work" coalition includes the NAACP New York State Conference, Public Housing Communities
, Inc., One Hundred Black Men, Inc.
The mobile market travels to known food deserts, such as public housing communities
, and sets up large bins of fresh fruits and vegetables, some of which were specifically added at the request of residents.
The role of the media in reporting 'news', good or bad, about public housing communities
is similarly fraught with the risk of unintended consequences, but a way must be found for the alternative framing of stories and news items in mainstream television, print and electronic media outlets to become common practice.
Phoenix, AZ, November 09, 2012 --(PR.com)-- After receiving a grant in the amount of $100,000 from Cities of Service, The City of Phoenix is partnering with the Valley Permaculture Alliance (VPA) and HandsOn Greater Phoenix in implementing two beneficial volunteering projects involving painting roofs of city-owned buildings with reflective paint and creating community gardens in three public housing communities
The Administration and HUD urged Congress to replace HOPE VI with a new competitive grant program, the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, which would remain focused on public housing communities
with high concentrations of poverty but would be much more flexible than HOPE VI.
In New Orleans, a city where nearly 90 percent of homes were damaged by Katrina, public housing communities
have become a battleground over the government's role in affordable housing.
A study completed earlier this year found that it would take more than US$291 million over the next 20 years to modernize the VI Housing Authority's public housing communities
and to repair all of their physical problems, reports the Virgin Islands Daily News (Aug.
This change occurred in reaction to the problem of severely troubled public housing communities
and concentrated poverty, difficulties that HUD, policy makers, and academics struggled to address from the late 1980s through the 1990s (e.g., William J.
For example, in cities where public housing is associated with a high crime rate in the eyes of the general public, the stigma effect may be more readily found than in cities where public housing communities
appear side-by-side with private housing communities.