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12.13.18
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) issued a statement this week after her nomination by the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve as the chair of the House Committee on Financial Services. Though subject to the approval of the Democratic caucus, Waters will be the first...
9.12.18 Action Alert
Last week, members of the House and Senate were named to an appropriations conference committee on HR 6157, the third package of FY19 appropriations bills. This third “minibus” includes funding for Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; Financial Services and General Government; Agriculture;...
5.16.18 Action Alert
CLPHA and other public and affordable housing stakeholders are resisting the President’s rescission package, introduced in the House of Representatives as HR 3, the “Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act.” As we reported earlier (see 5/10/2018 CLPHA Update and Alert), the...
4.6.18 Action Alert
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Housing, Transportation and Community Development Subcommittee of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, is leading an effort in the Senate to boost FY19 funding for public housing. His office has asked CLPHA for help in...
1.26.18 Notice / Announcement
On December 28, 2017 HUD sent a letter to housing authority executive directors regarding Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) renewal funding during calendar year 2018 (CY18). Given that HUD is currently operating under continuing resolution (CR) funding for fiscal year 2018 (FY18), the letter...
1.26.18 Notice / Announcement
On January 17, 2018, HUD issued guidance “to help PHAs better understand their options” under the Final Rule but cautioned that HUD would likely “amend and extend this guidance once it has received and evaluated the complete results of the Small Area FMR Demonstration Evaluation.”...
1.3.18 Legislative Reports, Notice / Announcement, Policy
On December 23, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted plaintiff’s motion for a preliminary injunction in Open Communities Alliance et al., v. Carson, et al.  The case, filed in October, challenges HUD’s suspension of “the Small Area FMR...

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