Moving Out, Moving On: What's Gained And Lost In A Move From Public Housing

Posted December 03, 2019 in Articles

[image:1] Kisha Nixon says while she's happy to be renting her own house, there are aspects of her former public housing neighborhood she misses. [Justin Glanville / ideastream] For a long time in Cleveland, more families have wanted to move into public housing than out. The waiting list to get an apartment through the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) stood at 19,000 people as of 2018. But people do move out of public housing all the time. After 14 years in public housing, Kisha Nixon is one of them. She has only lived in her four-bedroom, gray-and-white bungalow in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood on... read more

Newspapers Dying? Not Cleveland's 40-Year-Old 'East Side Daily News'

Posted October 01, 2019 in Articles

[image:4] Ulysses Glen, in front of a wall of archival photos and articles, has been the owner and publisher of the East Side Daily News since 1980. [Justin Glanville / ideastream] Walk into a post office on... read more

Plan for Cleveland's Woodhill Homes Calls for 1,000 Units, Human Services

Posted August 28, 2019 in Articles

[image:1] An architectural rendering shows a concept for the intersection of Woodland Avenue and E. 110th Street. [City Architecture] The effort to rebuild and reinvigorate Woodhill Homes, a public housing development one mile south of Cleveland's University... read more

A Place Called Home

Posted August 26, 2019 in Articles

Cleveland's Woodhill Homes tells the story of public housing. It began in the 1930s with promise and enthusiasm but since has suffered funding shortfalls and stigma. But there are plans for a brighter future. Woodhill Homes... read more

As Repair Backlog Grows, Public Housing Tries Private Funding

Posted August 20, 2019 in Articles

[image:1] Quiana Baker of Woodhill Homes says she's been waiting for months for an updated bathtub. (Justin Glanville / ideastream) Ask Quiana Baker to describe her decorating style, and she’ll give you one word. "Cute," says Baker, 37,... read more