Legislative & Policy
Current Legislative Issues
FEMA Proposed Rule: Cost of Assistance Estimates in the Disaster Declaration Process for the Public Assistance Program
On December 14, 2020, FEMA released a notice proposing changes to current threshold requirements for a federal disaster declaration and cost of assistance (COA).
On January 21, 2021, the White House released an executive order signed by President Biden to better assist local and state governments as they grapple with assisting the health and housing needs of some their most vulnerable citizens during the ongoing pandemic. The executive order instructs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fully reimburse the cost of providing congregate and...
Statement of CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman on HUD Secretary-Designate Marcia Fudge’s Senate Nomination Hearing
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CLPHA’s Steve Lucas to Join Biden-Harris Administration as Special Assistant to HUD Assistant Secretary of Public & Indian Housing
CLPHA has bittersweet news to share – Steve Lucas, our health research and policy manager, has accepted a presidential appointment to the Biden-Harris Administration to serve as the Special Assistant to HUD’s Assistant Secretary of Public & Indian Housing. Steve’s last day at CLPHA will be Friday, January 29.
On January 19, HUD released the
Current Policy/Regulatory Issues