Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives voted 277-194 to approve a $383 billion spending package of five appropriations bills, including funding for the departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies. The House-passed bill includes $50.1 billion for HUD, an increase of $5.9 billion above the FY19 enacted level, and $13.4 billion above President Trump’s...
Legislation to prevent carbon monoxide fatalities in public housing was approved by the House Committee on Financial Services today and now moves to the full House for consideration. The “Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019,” by Representative Jesus Garcia (D-IL) requires combination carbon monoxide and smoke detectors in public and assisted housing units and authorizes $300 million over a...
On June 17, 2019, CLPHA submitted comments on HUD's notice seeking information on a review of HUD policy in opportunity zones. View CLPHA's Comments
A draft of the main points that CLPHA will be putting forth in its comments on HUD’s proposed non-citize
CLPHA received very helpful feedback on today’s member call that will inform our public comments in response to HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule. To aid members in writing your own public comments, we are distributing some materials that may be useful: