Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
Unprecedented “Laddered” Approach Seeks to Fund Government for Different Periods of Time
CLPHA previously announced that HUD published the long-awaited implementation
CLPHA Board Member, Chicago HA CEO Tracey Scott Pens Chicago Tribune Op-Ed Calling for More Federal Funding to Address the Affordable Housing Crisis
From Tracey Scott's op-ed in the Chicago Tribune: Amid unprecedented congressional uncertainty and unfinished business regarding a 2024 budget, federal support for affordable housing is urgently needed in Chicago.
HUD has updated the guidance for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to allow funding of a wider range of housing-related activities. These include acquisition, adaptive reuse, rehabilitation, reconstruction, housing counseling, and fair housing planning activities.