HOUSING NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Nevada Rental Assistance

Nevada Rental Assistanace https://www.ktvn.com/clip/15186182/nevada-rental-assistance

Reno Housing Authority Awards VA Additional Housing Vouchers

Reno Housing Authority Awards VA Additional Housing Vouchers The Reno Housing Authority announced Friday it is awarding the VA Sierra Nevada with 98 new vouchers to house homeless veterans. https://www.ktvn.com/story/43345635/reno-housing-authority-awards-va-additional-housing-vouchers

$6.5 Million for Rent Relief in Washoe County

$6.5 Million for Rent Relief in Washoe County Tenants say this will help put food on their tables. https://www.kolotv.com/2021/02/11/65-million-for-rent-relief-in-washoe-county/

CHAP in Spanish, 10-15-20

CHAP in Spanish, 10-15-20 Issmar Ventura of Reno al Dia explores eviction protection after the expiration of the Governor’s evictions moratorium and explains the CARES Housing Assistance Program in Spanish: https://www.facebook.com/IssmarVenturaTV/videos/347685976501770/?vh=e&extid=0&d=n

CHAP and Eviction Protections, 10-15-20

CHAP and Eviction Protections, 10-15-20 Kurt Schroeder of KOLO 8 News Now looked into options available for renters after the expiration of Governor Sisolak’s evictions moratorium, including the CARES Housing Assistance Program: https://www.kolotv.com/2020/10/14/governor-sisolaks-moratorium-on-evictions-to-expire/

CHAP Update, 10-5-20

CHAP Update, 10-5-20 The Reno News & Review’s Frank Mullen looks at the difference between the demand for rent relief and the number of people who turn in completed application packets: https://reno.newsreview.com/2020/10/05/rental-assistance-effort-stalls/

CHAP Rent Relief, 8-31-20

CHAP Rent Relief, 8-31-20 The RHA has offered emergency CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) funds since late July to help local renters who have lost income due to COVID-19 and are behind in rent payments. With changing deadlines on housing evictions, KOLO 8 News Now’s Ed Pearce talked to RHA Executive Director Amy Jones about…

WJW Opening, 7-31-20

WJW Opening, 7-31-20 COVID-19 concerns prevented a formal grand opening, but local media covered move-in week at the Willie J. Wynn Apartments on July 30, 2020. See KOLO-TV’s coverage here: Reporter Mike Stefansson interviewed RHA Executive Director Amy Jones about the need for affordable senior housing in our community, the challenges posed by a pandemic…

Senior Day

Senior Day More than 120 seniors came to the Reno Housing Authority’s first Senior Day event September 20, 2019 at Silverada Manor in northeast Reno. To view the Channel 2 News coverage click here or to access the PDF transcription by RHA staff click here. An additional Channel 2 video covering the event can be…

Picture of Health

Picture of Health A collaboration between the Washoe County Health District and the Reno Housing Authority is working to promote healthier living and eating through art. A mural painted by lead artist Erik Burke features over 100 silhouettes of children from Glenn Duncan Elementary School and depicts some of their favorite healthy food choices. To…