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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 October 13 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-...
4.10.19 Research
Vacancy rates, more so than median rents, are an important predictor of a voucher holder’s ability to lease up in high-quality neighborhoods, concludes researcher Gregg Colburn in a new journal article for Housing Studies. In “The effect of market conditions on the housing outcomes of subsidized...
3.28.19
Along with researchers, PHA staff, mobility practitioners, and HUD officials, CLPHA staff attended a convening at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on March 14 to discuss the recently passed mobility demonstration. During the meeting, the group discussed eligibility requirements, plans for...
3.27.19 Announcements
CLPHA is pleased to announce that David A. Williams of Opportunity Insights will be a distinguished speaker at our fifth annual Housing Is Summit in Washington, D.C., May 16-17. Williams will present on Day One of the conference, sharing promising insights from new research on the...
2.21.19 CLPHA Member Update, Policy
The conferenced FY19 budget, signed into law on February 15, includes funding for a family mobility demonstration. The demonstration will fund $20 million for mobility support services, $5 million for new vouchers, and $3 million for evaluation. Support services could include, among others,...

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