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5.15.19 Report
Innovative public housing authorities (PHAs) are collaborating with college access partners and community colleges to increase postsecondary educational achievement for low-income residents and college students experiencing homelessness. Among them, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and...
5.9.19 Statement
WASHINGTON (May 9, 2019) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will formally propose a new rule tomorrow that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing. The proposed rule, which will be published in the Federal Register for a 60-day comment...
5.6.19 Members Making News, Member Profile
CLPHA Celebrates Eric Johnson’s Career of Finding Common Ground and Creative Solutions in the Affordable Housing Industry   In a few months, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) will bid farewell to an innovative, valued, and dedicated member who is a true asset to the...
11.14.18 CLPHA Advocacy, Report
New research from CLPHA and Econsult Solutions shows that PHAs generate and induce multiple streams of economic activity benefitting those who reside in public housing, as well as local employers, governments, and industries. Read more about "The Economic Impact of Public Housing: Ongoing...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
CLPHA member PHAs are engaged in efforts across the country to oppose HUD’s non-citizen proposed rule. Sylvia Blanco, the chief operating officer of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin and Doug Guthrie, the president and chief executive officer of the Housing Authority of the City of...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy
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...
6.26.19 Analysis
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...
6.19.19 Statement
CLPHA Applauds Appointment of Greg Russ to Lead New York City Housing Authority Greg Russ is the right leader at the right time to oversee NYCHA and tackle the unique challenges facing the nation's largest and oldest public housing authority. WASHINGTON (June 19, 2019) - The U.S. Department of...
6.18.19 CLPHA Comments
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
6.14.19 Fact Sheet, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
 A draft of the main points that CLPHA will be putting forth in its comments on HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule is now available for review by members. If your PHA has calculated the number of families who would be impacted by the rule and/or estimated the cost of...

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