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10.31.19 CLPHA Member Update
Passage Sets the Stage for Conference Negotiations with the House Today the U.S. Senate, by a vote of 84-9, passed their amended HR 3055, the “Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs,...
10.23.19 Action Alert
The House of Representatives may vote as soon as next week on bipartisan legislation to permanently authorize HUD’s Community Development Block Grant–Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program. The bill – the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act” – includes key reforms to the CDBG-DR program to help ensure...
9.12.19
The Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies will meet in open session to mark up the “Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act, 2020” at 11:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The markup will be broadcast live on the...
6.4.19
Disaster Aid Package Passes House   The House of Representatives voted on Monday to approve a disaster recovery package by a vote of 354-58. The Senate previously voted to approve the legislation 85-8 before leaving for the Memorial Day congressional recess. The bill will now be sent to the...
5.22.19 Statement
FY20 Funding Bill from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Includes Robust Funding Increases and Legislative Language to Prevent HUD from Evicting Mixed-Status Immigrant Families WASHINGTON (May 22, 2019) - In preparation for...
5.8.19 Report
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)’s new report, “Child Care and Housing: Big Expenses With Too Little Help Available,” discusses the chronic underfunding of child care and housing assistance programs, which are fundamental to supporting low-...
5.8.19 Members Making News
From a Sacramento Promise Zone press release: A cross-section of Sacramento corporate and business leaders announced a formal partnership on April 29th to put words into action by making a $750,000 investment into a long-term effort to revitalize Sacramento’s Promise Zone. SMUD, along with UC...
4.29.19 CLPHA Member Update
Chairwoman Circulates Draft Bill to Authorize $70 Billion for the Public Housing Capital Fund Tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM ET, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing entitled “Housing in America: Assessing the Infrastructure Needs of America’s Housing Stock” to examine...
4.25.19 Members Making News
From WBAL NewsRadio: Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on Friday announced a $19.8 million federal grant to develop, finance and modernize Baltimore City public housing. The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Public Housing Capital Fund. “Every...
4.2.19 Action Alert, CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) is leading an effort in the Senate to boost FY20 funding for public housing. His office has asked CLPHA for help in encouraging other Senators to sign onto the letter to the Appropriations Committee requesting full funding of the Public Housing Operating Fund at...

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