May 28, 2015

HUD’s Jobs-Plus Pilot Program Connects Public Housing Residents with Employment and Educational Opportunities

Another great resident-opportunity program is growing and building even more momentum. Last month, HUD announced a $24 million investment for the next four years to nine public housing authorities and their partners to help residents increase their earned income and become self-sufficient.

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May 25, 2011

Providing More Opportunities to Succeed

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In the coming months, nearly a dozen housing authorities will begin using grants from HUD’s Capital Fund Education and Training Community Facilities Program to create education centers for children and adults who live in public housing and the surrounding neighborhood. These agencies will begin working with community colleges, local libraries and other non-profit organizations to […]

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May 23, 2011

HOPE VI: More than Bricks and Mortar

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For nearly 20 years, HUD has awarded HOPE VI Revitalization grants to public housing authorities across the U.S.— revitalizing public housing, transforming communities, and improving the lives of residents.   Today, HUD is awarding $153 million in HOPE VI grants to eight cities: Boston; Denver; Louisville, Kentucky; Paterson, New Jersey; St. Louis; Taunton, Massachsetts; Phoenix; and […]

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