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10.21.20 Members Making News
From Cleveland.com: A couple years ago, I happened to be in the company of a single mother of two young daughters on the day she found out her long wait for a federal housing voucher had come to an end. She and her family had been living for years in the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s...
10.21.20 Research
The Trump Administration implemented changes to the “public charge” test earlier this year, an evaluation of those applying for permanent residence to determine if they are likely to use public assistance in the future. The public charge test now considers assistance such as SNAP, Medicaid,...
8.28.20 CLPHA Member Update
Wednesday, September 16 | 2:00 p.m. ET On Wednesday, September 16 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET, HUD will be hosting a third webinar on the HCV Mobility Demonstration. This webinar will provide a deeper dive on the application requirements to help PHAs better understand how to submit a proposal to...
8.20.20 CLPHA Member Update
On August 11, CLPHA, Mobility Works, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities,  Opportunity Insights, and NAHRO co-sponsored a webinar that reviewed key details of HUD’s Mobility Demonstration Notice. The webinar featured presentations by CLPHA members,...
7.28.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On August 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET, CLPHA will join Mobility Works, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities,  Opportunity Insights, and NAHRO in co-sponsoring a webinar that reviews key details of HUD’s Mobility Demonstration Notice. The webinar...
7.14.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, Announcements
Applications Due December 14 Tomorrow, HUD will publish a notice in the Federal Register that outlines the research design, eligibility criteria, application process, and requirements for its housing voucher mobility demonstration....
6.29.20 Announcements, Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
Congratulations to CLPHA members Fresno Housing and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) on joining Harvard University's Opportunity's Insights' (OI) next cohort of its Creating Moves to Opportunity (CMTO) project! OI will work directly with "CMTOx sites" Fresno...
2.6.20 Members Making News, Innovations
HUD has provided a path forward for a first-in-the-nation partnership between Minnesota’s largest public housing authorities: the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) and the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority (Metro HRA). HUD stated that they are supportive in concept...
8.5.19 Members Making News, Innovations, Report, CLPHA Member Update
A new study by Economist Raj Chetty and his research partners illustrates how the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) and King County Housing Authority’s (KCHA) experimental program is helping low-income families relocate from low-opportunity to high-opportunity areas, a move that can greatly improve...
7.11.19 Research
During a presentation at the 2019 Aspen Ideas Festival, Harvard economics professor Raj Chetty, who is also the Director of Opportunity Insights, discussed his research on the geography of opportunity and upward mobility in the United States. A recap of his session published in The Atlantic, a co-...

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