As Repair Backlog Grows, Public Housing Tries Private Funding

Posted August 20, 2019 in Articles

Ask Quiana Baker to describe her decorating style, and she’ll give you one word. "Cute," says Baker, 37, who works in fashion retail and moved into Woodhill Homes in 2018. She elaborates: "I have my own place, and it's clean and it's cute." ‘Cute’ really does describe the way she’s set up her one-bedroom apartment. Tropical plants frame the windows. A wall stencil shows a steaming cup of coffee. And a goldfish she's named "Abigail Fishy Fish" flits in a bowl on her kitchen counter. But Baker says there’s one room she cannot make cute no matter how hard she tries. And it's... read more

After A Twin's Death, Saving (And Playing) Toward A New Life

Posted July 30, 2019 in Articles

[image:1] Jason Brewer plays an original composition at his apartment at Woodhill Homes. (Justin Glanville / ideastream) Almost every night, Jason Brewer sits down to play the electric keyboard in his kitchen at Woodhill Homes near University... read more

Surrounded by History, Woodhill Residents Create Art For The Present

Posted July 15, 2019 in Articles

[image:1] A detail of a new mural created by Woodhill residents and neighbors. (Mary Fecteau / ideastream) Public art is everywhere at Woodhill Homes — much of it historic, dating from the 1930s and 1940s. A panel on... read more

Future Of Cleveland's 80-Year-Old Woodhill Homes To Be Decided By Residents

Posted May 09, 2019 in Articles

[image:1] Woodhill resident Torrie Goodman, left, speaks with a neighbor in the community center gym. (Gabriel Kramer / ideastream) What if your neighborhood were being completely reinvented? Not just spruced up with some new trees and flowers,... read more

Blog post co-authored by Nelson Beckford

Posted January 12, 2017 in Articles

(1.12.17) Check out the latest co-authored blog, “Immerse Yourself,” from Senior Program Officer Nelson Beckford. This blog ties nicely to the program area A Strong Neighborhood as it exemplifies the strategies of improving social conditions... read more