This is who largely who the housing authority and VOA workers serves. Tracey also admitted that MPHA with the help of the City of Minneapolis will CHA is committed to providing landlords and property owners the training, expertise and knowledge necessary to ensure all of Chicago’s neighborhoods are safe, decent and sustainable. investigation in  2013 for exorbitant The Housing Authority She has spent the past 20 years working in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area at the intersection of community organizing and policy-making, including five years as Policy Aide to former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak. The Elliot Twins Contract between MPHA and The Royal Bank, Its is Official: MPHA and The City of Minneapolis Privatized and sold Elliot Twins Public Housing Apartments to the Royal Bank of Canada, Minneapolis 2040 Plan Does Not Serve Black and Brown Communities, Calling for New Leadership at Minneapolis City Council. When Tracey Scott arrived in 2008 her background in financing helped the public housing authority facilitate the transfer of public land and public housing to private investment. September 19th, 2019, a meeting was held by the Northside Neighborhoods Catherine is the Founder of Storyslices LLC, a communications and leadership development company that uses the power of stories to make productive transitions and improve performance. Metric is a policy coordinator with the Community Stabilization Project in Saint Paul, which advocates for tenants’ rights. Transforming how communities and universities work together to address issues in the urban core is why she joined this innovation. She has also served as the board president of the Patelco Credit Union since 2000. “I look forward to working with the CHA Board and staff to continue its valuable role in creating affordable housing opportunities and innovative programs that help families thrive in our community. Tracey is the Deputy Executive Director at the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority which provides low-income housing and assistance for over 12,000 families and seniors. He earned a B.A. We examine economic issues that deeply affect our communities. He has practiced in St. Paul for over 30 years. She holds a BA from Middlebury College and a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from the Humphrey School. His background is in medical information technology, with over 20 years experience in cross-functional leadership roles at Medtronic, Inc. and Fairview/University Medical Center. “I look forward to bringing new ideas, innovation, and perspective to the CHA, and to work alongside city leaders and community members to increase partnerships and housing solutions that will help more low-income families and children in Chicago to thrive.”. You could sense some frustration about this public confusion from Tracey Scott, MPHA’s interim director, when she came to the City Council’s Housing Policy & Development Committee last week. 2019 Omnibus Spending Bill increases funding for Public Housing while MPHA, Mayor Jacob Frey and Council President Lisa Bender put out a false PR campaign to white homeowners that public housing is no longer sustainable or a worthwhile public good. Press contacts: She is co-founder and board chair of the Creative Enterprise Zone which focuses on community-driven development and is located mid-city between St Paul and Minneapolis. We serve the public by pursuing a growing economy and stable financial system that work for all of us. Cara serves on the Metropolitan Council, the regional planning organization for the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, where she represents part of Minneapolis and the Village of St. Anthony. Olympics, Atlanta began demolishing its 15,000 units, using the racist Under her leadership, the MPHA developed a new public housing community for homeless families, combined with services from the county.