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20Jul

Phyllis Chamberlain to give testimony at a public hearing with Rep. Donna Bullock on Fair Chance Housing

By: Housing Alliance of PA Published: July 20, 2016 State Representative Donna Bullock is  hosting a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on Fair Chance Housing on Wednesday, July 20 at 3 p.m. at the Philadelphia Museum of Art-Perelman Building’s Café, 2525 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130. The hearing focuses on Representative Bullock’s legislation that…

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Jul

Job Opening: Safe House Director, Turning Point, Lehigh Valley

Job posted: 7/19, 2016 Title: Safe House Director Position Type: Full-Time Position Summary: The Safe House Director is a supervisory-level position responsible for the overall operation, safety, and maintenance of Turning Point’s Safe House residential shelter for victims of domestic violence.  This position will serve as part of Turning Point’s Administrative Team and will lead…

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Jul

Governor Wolf announces tax credits and PennHOMES funding for affordable multifamily developments in Pennsylvania

By: PA Governor’s Office Published: July 14, 2016 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced awards of $40.3 million in tax credits and $5.9 million in PennHOMES funding for the construction of 39 affordable multifamily housing developments located throughout Pennsylvania. The tax credits are administered by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and were approved…

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Jul

Applicants kept waiting for veterans home that had open beds

By: Paul Muschick Published: July 17, 2016 The federal government isn’t alone in failing to provide top-notch service to aging and ill veterans and their spouses. Pennsylvania’s system could do better, too, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said in a recent audit. Applicants were out of order on waiting lists for some of the state’s…

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Jul

U.S. Senate passes H.R. 3700: Housing Opportunities Through Modernization Act

By: CSH Published: July 15, 2016 CSH and our partners were heavily involved in the early stages of crafting H.R. 3700 and the advocacy efforts that followed. The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act, which passed the U.S. Senate last night, contains provisions that would increase the efficiency and effectiveness of critical rental assistance programs serving…

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15Jul

Webinar Recording: DHS Housing Strategy

Webinar Recorded: July 15 Housing is critical to a person’s health and well-being. DHS believes that too many Pennsylvanians who have extremely low incomes are rent-burdened, too many people experience homelessness or are at risk of homelessness, and too many people who live in institutions could live in the community with assistance. The housing strategy…

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