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For 40 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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6.10.24 Members Making News
From the Charlotte Observer: Sometime in the early 1970s, John Crawford received an offer he couldn’t refuse. The Charlotte Housing Authority approached him about a job working with families and children who lived in its dozens of complexes. Crawford, then a school teacher and...
6.10.24 Members Making News
From the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority's website: Last week, residents of Glendale and Minnehaha Townhomes joined MPHA staff in a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) study evaluating the impact of access to childcare and educational services among public housing families...
6.10.24 Members Making News
From the Seattle Times: Lexie Lee chose an apartment on the top floor. Hundreds of feet off the ground. Hopeful that it would be high enough to deter someone from breaking in. Then, finally, she might feel safe. “Even living on the fifth floor, I feel like Spider-Man is going to come...

Current Issues

On March 11, 2024, the Biden Administration released its budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25). For the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Budget requests $72.6 billion in discretionary budget authority for FY25, a $2.531 billion increase or 3.6 percent increase from the FY24 enacted level.  


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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