Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
On January 29, HUD hosted a webinar that provided updates on its recent activities to gather information and provide recommendations on improving landlord participation. Due to technical difficulties, the webinar was not available live, but slides and a recording from the webinar are now available on HUD’s website.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced last week that the new Public Charge rule will go into effect on February 24, 2020, except for in the State of Illinois. The agency also clarified that the new public charge testing criteria will only be used on applications postmarked or received after February 24. From USCIS’s website:
CLPHA Hosting Call on PBV Data Collection On February 19, CLPHA will host a members-only call with its Place-Based Committee to discuss HUD’s recent notice proposing a new form that collects information on PBV units. Click here for call-in information.
On February 19 at 3:00 p.m. ET, CLPHA will host a call with its Place-Based Committee to discuss HUD’s recent notice proposing a new form that collects information on PBV units.
On January 27, the Supreme Court voted to allow the Trump administration to implement its new “public charge” policy, lifting the nationwide injunction that a federal judge in New York had ordered in October 2019. While a state-wide injunction on public charge remains in place in Illinois, the Supreme Court ruling means that the new public charge policy will go into effect in the rest of the...
Current Policy/Regulatory Issues