News & Media

By Charles Roth Feb, 15 2020
By: Stell Simonton- After-school programs connected with public housing could expand if a bill introduced in December by Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state passes Congress. Murray’s legislation would incentivize partnerships between school districts and housing authorities to reduce housing instability and improve educational outcomes for housing-insecure kids. Community-based…
By Charles Roth Feb, 14 2020
By: Education Drive- More than a third of U.S. students live in some form of affordable housing environment — and many of these students face more academic barriers than their peers, according to a Public and Affordable Housing Research Corp. study. But stable housing often centralizes support services, giving students…
By matt540 Feb, 13 2020
By: Katheryn Houghton- More than 5,000 Montanans are waiting for rental assistance — 800 of them are in Bozeman. Once their names get called, some will have to continue to wait or be passed up altogether because there aren’t enough houses that qualify for the program. The Human Resource Development…
By Charles Roth Feb, 13 2020
On October 22, 2019, the National Low Income Housing Coalition and the Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation hosted a webinar, “Understanding Preservation Needs, Risks, and Tenant Protections.” Speakers reviewed preservation issues facing federal affordable housing programs; discussed the implications of expiring affordability restrictions in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit…
By Bernie Odoy Feb, 07 2020
By: Dawn Bacon – Recent Forum articles have addressed the growing need for affordable housing in our region. On Saturday, a cartoon in the Opinion section covered the issue of waiting lists. Unfortunately, this issue is not unique to Moorhead Public Housing Agency. A 2012 national survey by the Public…