CLPHA supports the nation’s largest and most innovative housing authorities by advocating for the resources and policies they need to solve local housing challenges and create communities of opportunity. We frequently champion our members' issues, needs, and successes on the Hill, at HUD, and in the media. In these arenas CLPHA also advocates for legislation and policies that help our members, and the public and affordable housing industry as a whole, strengthen neighborhoods and improve lives.
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CLPHA’s comments for the proposed rule on changes to Section 3, as well as a summary of the rule’s major changes to Section 3 that was reviewed on CLPHA’s member call, are available below. Please contact Senior Research & Policy Analyst Emily Warren with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Draft comments for the proposed rule on changes to Section 3 are now available. CLPHA received valuable feedback on the changes during our recent member call and those concerns are reflected in our draft comments. Please contact Senior Research & Policy Analyst Emily Warren at email@example.com with questions or concerns about the comments, which are due on Monday, June 3.
Yesterday, CLPHA submitted comments on the Draft Revision 4 to the Rental Assistance Demonstration Notice regarding conversion of Section 202 project rental assistance contracts, which were prepared with our counsel, Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC. The comments underscore CLPHA members’ depth of experience across all aspects of RAD and CLPHA’s unique qualifications to comment on the RAD 4 notice, and include a series of observations, suggestions, and requests for clarity of certain individual Notice provisions.
On February 25, CLPHA submitted comments on the December notice outlining proposed changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC).
Yesterday, CLPHA and counsel Reno & Cavanaugh submitted public comments in opposition to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) proposed rulemaking titled “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” (83 FR 51114) (the “Notice”). The Notice proposes to expand the basis upon which a non-citizen seeking adjustments to their residency or visa status are likely to become a “public charge.”