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3.6.19 Research, Analysis
A new report from the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities (CBPP) finds that housing agencies that administer Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) funds generally use all (or nearly all) of annual HCV funds appropriated by Congress to help low-income families afford housing, even in communities where...
2.25.19 Policy
On February 21, CLPHA attended a listening session at HUD’s Philadelphia field office where D.J. LaVoy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for REAC, joined other HUD officials to share information about changes to inspection protocols. In addition to the new 14-day notification period that will go into...
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,...
2.21.19 Research
The Winter 2019 issue of Evidence Matters, a publication from HUD’s office of Policy Development and Research, focuses on research regarding landlord acceptance of Housing Choice Vouchers, the efforts to increase participation in the HCV program, and the implications of landlord participation...
2.20.19 CLPHA Member Update, Policy
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued a press release today announcing its plans to update the REAC inspection process, beginning with a new standard timeline of 14 calendar days' notice before an inspection.    HUD is also launching a series of listening...
2.7.19 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has informed CLPHA that the Department will host listening sessions across the country to discuss the inspection process with PHAs, multifamily property owners, and industry groups. The sessions follow a meeting with industry leaders on November 29 at which...
1.22.19 CLPHA Advocacy
  Now on day 31 of the nation’s longest government shutdown, three days after the President offered a deal House Democrats called a non-starter, it is still unclear when Congress and the President will reach a compromise to reopen and fund government agencies including the...
1.22.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Pacific Standard quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman in today's article "The Government Shutdown Could Decimate America's Subsidized Housing Programs." Of the partial government shutdown's impact on the housing market, Zaterman said, "Owners in many cities will be faced with financial...
1.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy, In The News, Members Making News
In response to a January 5 Washington Post article focused on new research about where voucher holders live, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman submitted a Letter to the Editor to emphasize examples of PHAs’ innovative housing mobility strategies. Although edited significantly for length, the...

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