Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
On January 25, the House and Senate quickly passed, and the President signed, the joint continuing resolution (CR) HJRes 28, the “Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019,” to reopen the federal departments and agencies that were affected by the partial government shutdown since December 22, 2018.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman in an article about the government shutdown's impacts on Section 8 Voucher holders if the shutdown continues beyond March 1.
Today, Gray News Bureau published a comprehensive article "SNAP, WIC, Section 8: Separating fact from fiction in the government shutdown" featuring a quote about the shutdown’s effects on HUD programs from CLPHA Executive Sunia Zaterman.
Shutdown is "all-hands-on-deck, high-urgency red alert" situation for PHAs, CLPHA Executive Director tells Pew's Stateline
CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman spoke to the Pew Charitable Trust's Stateline blog about the looming crisis facing public housing authorities (PHAs) if the shutdown continues. In today's article "
In Interview with Pacific Standard Magazine, CLPHA Executive Director Warns of Shutdown’s Ripple Effect on Housing Market
Pacific Standard quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman in today's article "The Government Shutdown Could Decimate America's Subsidized Housing Programs." Of the partial government shutdown's impact on the housing market, Zaterman said, "Owners in many cities will be faced with financial disruption, foreclosure, or bankruptcy if they're not able to pay their mortgage or...
Current Policy/Regulatory Issues