5 of the Largest Public Housing Properties in the USA

  It is always interesting to look at large scale housing sites to see how they perform and where improvements in the future could be made.  Today, we examine the 5 largest properties in the USA. Queensbridge Housing-  New York Housing Authority- Located in Long Island City, Queens, is now North America’s largest housing project… Read More 5 of the Largest Public Housing Properties in the USA

The 6 Largest Cities in the USA and a Count of Their Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Units

  Apparently the size of your city has nothing to do with how affordable housing the federal government issues.  While New York and Chicago seem to be somewhat reasonable, Phoenix has less affordable housing then the city of Cleveland or Baltimore.  I wonder if Toledo, Ohio might have more than Phoenix. New York-  Population- 8,550,000… Read More The 6 Largest Cities in the USA and a Count of Their Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Units

5 Women Leaders in Public Housing You Should Know About

We here at ^Housing Futures believe in celebrating leadership within the affordable housing industry.  Today we will look at 5 women who are leading the way within our very important industry.   Shola Olatoye- New York Housing Authority-  Chair Olatoye has a wealth of experience in the public and private sectors, bringing with her a… Read More 5 Women Leaders in Public Housing You Should Know About

5 Largest California PHAs by Public Housing Stock

Below you will see which PHAs in California have the largest public housing portfolios.  Some of these will not be a surprise. Los Angeles Housing Authority- 7193 units County of Los Angeles Housing Authority-2962 units San Francisco Housing Authority-2483 units Sacramento Housing Authority-1699 units Contra Costa County Housing Authority- 1137 units Any surprises here?  Don’t… Read More 5 Largest California PHAs by Public Housing Stock

Los Angeles County Housing Authority Proving that Service and Innovation Go Hand and Hand

  Written By: Elisa E. Vásquez and Monique King-Viehland The Community Development Commission/Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (CDC/HACoLA) is a dynamic, innovative agency created in 1982 by the Board of Supervisors to generate affordable housing and economic redevelopment throughout Los Angeles County and participating cities. Funded primarily with federal grants, the CDC/HACoLA is an… Read More Los Angeles County Housing Authority Proving that Service and Innovation Go Hand and Hand

5 Game Changing Homeless Programs and Developments from Around the World

There are so many dedicated professionals working on the homeless issue around the world that we can sometimes forget to stop and appreciate the hard work and innovation.  Below are 5 interesting programs, developments or ideas that have been implemented around the world. Hyper Aggressive Housing First in Finland:  Finland as a country made housing… Read More 5 Game Changing Homeless Programs and Developments from Around the World

5 Awesome Examples of Affordable Housing Architecture in Europe and the USA

Evan Station Lofts-Denver, Colorado: This is some slick affordable workforce housing at its finest.  Located at a transit station and in a mixed income development, this is a spot anyone would want to live at.   Evans Station Lofts is a five-story development with 50 residential workforce units and 7,100 square feet of retail and commercial… Read More 5 Awesome Examples of Affordable Housing Architecture in Europe and the USA