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10.1.19 CLPHA Member Update, In The News
In a new op-ed for The Hill, a prominent political newspaper widely read by policymakers, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman underscores the role of public housing authorities (PHAs) as essential partners in local efforts to house those who are particularly vulnerable to housing insecurity,...
8.5.19 Members Making News, Innovations, Report, CLPHA Member Update
A new study by Economist Raj Chetty and his research partners illustrates how the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) and King County Housing Authority’s (KCHA) experimental program is helping low-income families relocate from low-opportunity to high-opportunity areas, a move that can greatly improve...
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...
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...
11.8.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Public Housing ACC and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC On Friday, November 8, 2019, HUD published proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment.  The...
11.7.19 In The News
CLPHA Members Elm City Communities, Miami-Dade Public Housing & Community Development Also Featured Affordable Housing News magazine featured Executive Director Sunia Zaterman in its Fall 2019 issue, where Zaterman discussed CLPHA’s priorities, goals, and strategies for preserving and...
11.7.19 CLPHA Member Update
The revised ACC and MTW ACC Amendment will be published in the Federal Register on Friday, November 8, for public comment as part of a 30-day PRA process. HUD has prepared a side-by-side comparison of the ACC proposed in the 60-Day Notice and the ACC proposed in the soon-to-be published...
11.6.19 Statement
CLPHA supports bipartisan efforts to end politicized disbursement of disaster funds to Puerto Rico and public housing residents.   WASHINGTON (November 6, 2019) – Sunia Zaterman, Executive Director of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, issued the following statement in support...
11.6.19 In The News
In an interview with radio program Marketplace for its November 4 story "Apple pledges $2.5 billion to ease California’s housing crisis," CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman told reporter Jack Stewart that Apple's recent $2.5 billion Bay Area affordable housing pledge is an important...
10.31.19 Members Making News
From ABC 7 Chicago: Thousands of children in Chicago now have new winter coats, just in time for the upcoming cold months. The Chicago Housing Authority held its 12th annual "Operation Warm Coat" at the UIC Forum on Saturday. Operation Warm, a national nonprofit, donated 7,500 coats for...

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