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9.28.22 CLPHA Advocacy
Housing Is to Host Roundtable on Next Steps on Behavioral Health Integration for PHAs  In 2020, 52.9 million adults were affected by mental illness. However, challenges like access and affordability make it hard for people to access care. Behavioral health has been a major challenge for PHAs...
9.15.22
Restrictions on abortion access resulting from the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision will have major consequences and lasting impacts for low-income women and families, many of whom are receiving federal housing assistance. In addition to a host of socio-emotional and physical challenges, unintended...
9.15.22 Members Making News
Last month, Bloomberg compiled stories from ten women about what their decisions to terminate their pregnancies meant for them and how the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision will affect women’s abilities to make choices about their lives. CLPHA Board Member Ivory Mathews, executive director of Home...
8.30.22 CLPHA Member Update
Join Our September 13 Webinar on Environmental Resiliency!  CLPHA’s Housing Is Initiative is pleased to announce our Housing Is Working Group 2022-2023 webinar calendar! We invite you to join the Housing Is Working Group to discuss special topics...
8.29.22 Members Making News
From CVS Health's press release: CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a $18.9 million investment to build and rehab 150 affordable housing units in Columbus, Ohio as part of the company’s commitment to advancing health equity by addressing social determinants of health at the local level....
7.6.22 Members Making News
From LessonBee's press release: The health education platform LessonBee will introduce its instructional program this summer to Yonkers’ affordable housing residents as part of the Westchester Innovation Network. LessonBee’s culturally relevant health and emotional-skills programs will target...
7.6.22 CLPHA Member Update
Your Voice Will Shape Our Programs and Resources Responses Due by July 29 CLPHA’s Housing Is Initiative is based on the premise that systems can better meet the needs of low-income individuals and families and improve life outcomes when they work together. Over the last decade, our...
5.4.22 Members Making News
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month  8th Annual Housing Is Summit Focuses on Health and Housing It has been shown that housing instability has an impact on a range of health issues, including mental health. At the national level, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities has...
4.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently sent the following announcement to PHAs regarding new resources that can help PHAs and State Medicaid Agencies house seniors and persons with disabilities: The Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced additional funding...
4.20.22 Report
The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) recently released a brief analyzing a survey conducted last September through the Remodeling Futures program on renters’ concerns regarding how their homes impact their health. Survey results showed that 43 percent of renter households worry...

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