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As a member of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, CLPHA is supporting NLIHC's Our Homes, Our Votes campaign to ensure the issue of housing affordability in America is fr


CLPHA is pleased to announce that three Members of Congress will address attendees on the first day of CLPHA’s Fall Membership Meeting. Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO), Rep. David E. Price (D-NC), and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) will each give remarks about their legislative priorities for public and affordable housing and related programs.


On September 19, 2019, the full Senate Appropriations Committee agreed to, and unanimously passed, their version of the FY20 funding bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (T-HUD) on a recorded vote of 31 to 0, with a manager’s amendment making technical changes to the bill offered by T-HUD Subcommittee Chairwoman Susan Collins (R-ME), as the only amendment agreed to by the committee.


Today, HUD released its fourth notice on implementation of the Housing Opportunities Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA), bipartisan legislation passed unanimously and enacted in July 2016 to streamline PHA operations and regulations.


CLPHA’s Immigration Working Group, with guidance from counsel Reno and Cavanaugh, has developed three new member resources to help PHAs prepare for the Department of Homeland Security’s Public Charge Rule scheduled to be implemented on October 15, 2019.

The following documents include suggested language that should be reviewed by your PHA’s counsel prior to distribution or incorporation into official communications from your PHA:

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