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8.11.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA sent a letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees recommending certain authorization and funding levels in their FY23 appropriations bills for HUD’s public housing and related programs as the two bodies...
8.9.22 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD issued closeout procedures for PHAs awarded Coronavirus Aid, Relieve, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funding to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In September 2020, HUD advised PHAs of forthcoming...
8.5.22 Statement
(Washington, D.C.) August 5, 2022 -- Council of Large Public Housing Authorities Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s adoption of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant...
8.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has updated its guidance for unobligated dollars from the second tranche of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA 2). Under the newly updated guidance, ERA 2 dollars that are unobligated as of October 1, 2022, can be used for the construction,...
8.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
In May, CLPHA announced that HUD released the long-awaited FSS Final Rule that made significant changes to the program, including changes to FSS escrow account requirements. Recently, HUD published additional guidance related to the establishment of the FSS escrow account, the use of forfeited FSS...
8.2.22 Members Making News
Congratulations to the six CLPHA members who received 2022 All-America City (AAC) Awards! This year, the AAC Award, given by The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) and the National Civic League (NCL), recognizes communities that are committed to improving the prospects for early school...
8.1.22 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
  CLPHA Tells HUD that NSPIRE Isn’t Ready for Rollout, Details Members’ Concerns  CLPHA has submitted a comment letter to HUD on the proposed National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) version 2.2. Members provided feedback to...
8.1.22 CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
Fulfilling expectations before the end of the month, the U.S. Senate released their version of the FY23 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill on July 28. Since there is a budget impasse for overall spending levels, affecting all twelve...
7.23.22 Legislative Reports
On July 20, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a 220 to 207 vote the first funding minibus legislation for the upcoming 2023 fiscal year. HR 8294, the “FY2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act” is the minibus comprised of six bills from six of the twelve House appropriations subcommittees....
7.20.22 Report
The nation’s housing crisis continues to worsen, according to a recently released report by Up for Growth, a Washington, D.C.-based affordable housing non-profit. The Housing Underproduction in the U.S. 2022 report analyzes the housing underproduction crisis using many metrics and finds that the...

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