• Public Housing Authorities Protect the Most Vulnerable During COVID-19 Crisis

    Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles’s Doug Guthrie hand out UHC-donated masks to HACLA residents.

  • Members Expand Mobility Opportunities for HCV Families

    Fresno Housing, Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh Join Opportunity Insights CMTOx Cohort


  • CLPHA Urges Significant Expansion of the Housing Choice Voucher Program


    COVID-19 Creates Unprecedented Demand for Rental Assistance.

  • CLPHA's Statement on the Death of George Floyd

    Executive Director Sunia Zaterman: "We as a nation cannot move forward until we right the wrong of racial injustice. This means understanding, acknowledging, and dismantling our sanctioned systems of deep structural inequality."



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For over 35 years, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities has worked to preserve and improve public and affordable housing through advocacy, research, policy analysis and public education.

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6.30.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
On June 29, the House passed H.R 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020. This stand-alone bill includes several provisions that were included in the HEROES Act and independently led by a number of Members of the Financial Services Committee. ...
6.29.20 Notice / Announcement, CLPHA Member Update
 HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) is looking for interested PHAs to participate in the 2020 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition (IAH). IAH invites teams of graduate students from multiple disciplines to submit plans in...
From the Afterschool Alliance:  Across the country, COVID-19 has impacted afterschool and summer programs and the young people and families who rely on them to keep kids safe and engaged in learning.  It is important for funders, policy makers, education leaders, and the overall...

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On February 10, 2020,  the Trump Administration released its fiscal year 2021 Budget Proposal, which includes a $41.3 billion request for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a 15 percent reduction from enacted FY 2020. 


CLPHA members represent the nation’s largest public housing authorities, who together manage nearly 40 percent of all public housing and administer more than a quarter of the Housing Choice Voucher program.

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