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9.21.21 CLPHA Member Update
Earlier this month, HUD announced 27 temporary regulatory and administrative waivers directed at increasing the speed of recovery efforts for communities still dealing with the impact of Hurricane Ida. This new collection of waivers are associated with several Community Planning and...
9.16.21 CLPHA Member Update
For those applicants located in presidentially declared disaster areas, HUD is extending the deadline for the FY21 Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to October 1, 2021. Published in July, the FY21...
8.30.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
While we may not know the full extent of the damage caused by Hurricane Ida or the California wildfires, our thoughts immediately turn to the most vulnerable segments of our population: low-income families and those who risk displacement from their homes. The Council of Large Public Housing...
2.8.21 CLPHA Member Update
There has been an update to the Executive Order on Maximizing the Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), released on February 2, 2021. FEMA has released additional guidance last week, which states that reimbursements for already approved non-congregate sheltering will be...
2.5.21 CLPHA Member Update
Earlier this week, the Biden Administration announced that HUD would be disbursing an additional $1.3 billion in relief funds to the Puerto Rico Housing Department for rebuilding after Hurricane Maria struck the island in 2017. The previous administration set...
1.29.21 CLPHA Member Update
On January 21, 2021, the White House released an executive order signed by President Biden to better assist local and state governments as they grapple with assisting the health and housing needs of some their most vulnerable citizens during the ongoing pandemic. ...
1.29.21 CLPHA Member Update
On December 14, 2020, FEMA released a notice proposing changes to current threshold requirements for a federal disaster declaration and cost of assistance (COA). These changes would restrict and limit the eligibility for a federal response and the amount of...
11.19.19 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019” by a vote of 290-118 with strong bipartisan support.   The bill, which CLPHA strongly supports, ensures the federal government’s long-term disaster recovery program – Community Development...
3.27.19 CLPHA Member Update
Relief ∙ Recovery ∙ Resilience In the last two years, our nation has endured natural disasters that have caused billions of dollars in damage to property and infrastructure, destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes, and displaced thousands of families in California, the Carolinas, Florida, Puerto...

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