Springfield Housing Authority http://wamc.org en Summer Program Aims To Boost Reading Skills http://wamc.org/post/summer-program-aims-boost-reading-skills <p>A special summer camp opened today for children from two public housing developments in Springfield Massachusetts.&nbsp;&nbsp; As WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill tells us the camp is part of an innovative early literacy program.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 19:50:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 42308 at http://wamc.org Summer Program Aims To Boost Reading Skills Massachusetts Funds New Housing Construction http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-funds-new-housing-construction <p><font size="2">&nbsp; Construction work on publicly funded housing developments in Massachusetts should be booming in coming months. The Patrick administration has committed tens of millions of dollars to build or preserve affordable housing across the state. WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Fri, 11 May 2012 17:12:13 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38791 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Funds New Housing Construction Public Housing Agency Promotes Family Self-sufficiency http://wamc.org/post/public-housing-agency-promotes-family-self-sufficiency <p>Helping people help themselves to someday leave public housing was the goal of a conference Wednesday sponsored by the public housing authority in Springfield Massachusetts.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /><br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Every parent seeks a better life for their children was the motivational message aimed at more than 100 mostly young parents who attended today&rsquo;s conference, some with their children in tow.<br /> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 19:55:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 36617 at http://wamc.org Public Housing Agency Promotes Family Self-sufficiency