Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
On Wednesday, March 25, CLPHA's counsel Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC prepared a memo for CLPHA summarizing The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Families First Act”), H.R. 6201, which was signed into law on March 18, 2020. Click below for Reno & Cavanaugh's summary of the Families First Act, with a focus on the sections related to family, medical, and emergency leave.
On Thursday, March 26, CLPHA participated in a call with other industry groups and senior HUD staff, led by PIH Assistant Secretary Hunter Kurtz. During the call, HUD staff shared some updates of interest to CLPHA members:
Late in the night of March 25, the U.S. Senate passed by a vote of 96-0 the third emergency supplemental relief and funding legislative package to help Americans combat the coronavirus crisis. Senate passage sends the bill to the U.S. House of Representatives where it is expected to be considered on Friday, March 27.
Over the past weekend of March 21, we asked CLPHA members to sign onto a
Pew Charitable Trust's state policy news outlet Stateline quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman and CLPHA member executive directors in an article about the COVID-19 pandemic's effects on public housing authorities.
ACTION ALERT: Encourage Your Mayors and Municipal Leaders to Sign Letter In Support of Capital Fund Increases
Current Policy/Regulatory Issues