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3.12.19 Statement
The disinvestment in housing and supportive services is a disinvestment in our nation’s most vulnerable populations. WASHINGTON (March 12, 2019) - Sunia Zaterman, Executive Director of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, issued the following statement today in response to President...
3.7.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Press Release
 DHA CEO Anthony Scott Testifies Before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Behalf of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities: Aggressive Action is Needed to Undertake Affordable Housing Production and Preservation        WASHINGTON (March 7, 2019) – This morning...
2.21.19 Member Profile, Members Making News
"Helping Families Live Better So Children Can Do Better"   Fort Worth Housing Solutions President Mary-Margaret Lemons (fifth from right) celebrating the the housing authority's 80th "oak" anniversary with a newly planted oak tree at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Fort...
12.20.18 Research, Report
  Housing and health systems need to work together. Public housing authorities (PHAs) are significant providers of housing to those in need, offering the health sector scale and expertise. Little was known about how PHAs worked with the health sector writ large. By surveying PHAs across 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...
3.15.19 Notice / Announcement
On March 14, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing released a notice offering eligible PHAs the opportunity to apply for admission to the MTW program, as the second cohort under the expansion process. Per the 2016 MTW Expansion statute, eligible PHAs must be high performing, meet certain size...
3.14.19 In The News
Vancouver, WA newspaper The Columbian quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman about the disastrous effect President Trump's budget proposal would have on pubic and affordable housing in their article "Trump’s budget would cut social safety nets:"  "The administration wants us...
3.13.19 CLPHA Comments
Yesterday, CLPHA submitted comments on the Draft Revision 4 to the Rental Assistance Demonstration Notice regarding conversion of Section 202 project rental assistance contracts, which were prepared with our counsel, Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC. The comments underscore CLPHA members’ depth of...
3.13.19 In The News, CLPHA Advocacy
Scotsman Guide, a resource for mortgage originators, quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman about how President Donald Trump's proposed FY 2020 budget will affect affordable housing  in their article "2020 budget: How does it affect the mortgage industry?": “The administration...
3.11.19 CLPHA Member Update
The Trump Administration released its fiscal year 2020 (FY20) budget proposal today, with more specific numbers expected early next week. The current version includes a request for $44.1 billion in discretionary funding to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an $8.7 billion or 16...

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