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2.24.22
Skyrocketing Rents and Low Vacancy Rates Cause Delay in Lease-Ups On February 16, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) held an industry call to report that in recent months Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) budget utilization rates amongst non-Moving to Work (MTW) public housing authorities...
2.9.22 Report
Recently, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing conducted an applied policy research project to define a framework for improving resident and property stability post-pandemic, defined as “the ability of a renter household, regardless of means, to live in a safe, decent, and...
2.9.22 Members Making News
From ABC 4 Salt Lake City: The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City (HASLC) has been awarded a position through a federal program that will expand affordable housing efforts in the state. HASLC is now part of the Moving to Work Landlord (MTW) Incentive cohort, which was created by the U.S....
1.28.22 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
On January 27 HUD announced their selection of agencies for Cohort 3 of MTW expansion. Cohort 3 consists of mid and large-sized PHAs and will be charged with evaluating landlord incentives and their impact on participation in the Housing Choice Voucher program. CLPHA congratulates our...
1.26.22 Research, Report
NLIHC released a new report that provides a descriptive analysis of policies related to new tenant protections and emergency rental assistance (ERA) that have emerged in states and local governments during the ongoing pandemic. In 2021 alone, states and localities passed or implemented over 130...
1.12.22 Members Making News
From Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority CEO Charles Hillman's op-ed in The Columbus Dispatch: The Columbus Dispatch, in partnership with The Columbus Foundation, deserves praise for presenting the Columbus Conversation: "Can People Afford to Live Here?" on Dec. 14. The community forum...
1.12.22 Report
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) recently published a report disputing suggestions that providing rental assistance to more families through the Build Back Better (BBB) bill will drive up rents by increasing demand for housing or enabling landlords to overcharge. The report...
12.15.21 Research
This fall, the National Housing Law Project (NHLP) conducted a national survey of 119 legal aid and civil rights attorneys to observe how tenants are faring after the federal eviction moratorium ended in August 2021. This follow-up survey to the NHLP July 2020...
11.2.21
In September 2021, the Urban Institute published an article that examined how state and local source-of-income laws can increase the effectiveness of regional emergency rental assistance programs (ERAP) and make them more equitable by expanding participation of historically...
10.13.21 CLPHA Member Update
Webinar 6: Landlord-Focused Customer Service | Thursday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. ET From HUD: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development invites you to participate in a series of webinars on the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. This webinar, sixth in a series, will walk...

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