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8.4.20 CLPHA Member Update
August 6 | 2:00 p.m. ET HUD PIH will be hosting a conference call on Thursday, August 6 at 2:00 p.m. ET to discuss HUD’s second round of CARES Act supplemental Administrative Fees awards and the $400 million supplemental HAP notice.  PIH staff will also...
7.31.20 CLPHA Member Update
HUD issued PIH Notice 2020-17 and 2020-18 today, which outline the methodology and process for awarding supplemental HAP and administrative fees for the Housing Choice Voucher Program provided in the CARES Act. CLPHA communicated often with HUD that our...
7.24.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Democratic Leader Schumer, Chairman Shelby, and Vice Chairman Leahy: On behalf of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA), I am writing to express our support and to urge Senate passage of the recent House-passed HR 6800, the Health and Economic...
6.26.20 CLPHA Member Update
On June 24, shortly after making the announcement during CLPHA’s 2020 Virtual Summer Membership Meeting, U.S. Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced HR 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020. ...
4.29.20 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, HUD released PIH Notice 2020-8 which details the allocation and uses of supplemental admin fees appropriated to PHAs through the CARES Act as part of the COVID-19 response. According to the notice:  The admin fee portion of the supplemental voucher funding...
4.2.20 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has posted a new PIH notice on FY20 HCV funding, which is available here. The notice covers a number of issues, including TPVs, FUP and VASH special admin fees, funding for all special purpose vouchers, the mobility demonstration, PBVs, VMS submissions, and applying for the HAP set-aside...
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,...
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...
4.2.19 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...
3.19.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
The Trump Administration released the remainder of its fiscal year 2020 (FY18) budget on March 18. As noted last week, the proposal would completely eliminate all funding in FY20 for the Public Housing Capital Fund and slash funding for the Public Housing Operating Fund by almost $2 billion, a...

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