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5.11.21 Members Making News
From WWAY 3:  The Wilmington Housing Authority is making sure our oldest residents aren’t going without basic needs. The WHA distributed more than 200 basic needs baskets to senior residents with the help of the Wilmington Fire Department last Wednesday. The baskets included cleaning...
5.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
On Friday May 7, the Biden administration released updates for the Treasury Department Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program. The updates are specific to the second round of funds or ERA2 that provides up to $21.55 billion under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was enacted on March...
5.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced they will host COVID-19 webinars focusing on Housing/Health Partnerships, the COVID-19 Vaccine Challenge, and Community Health Workers (CHWs). Please note that capacity is limited and pre-registration is required to attend.    Health Center...
5.6.21 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, HUD released PIH Notice 2021-15, which outlines the requirements for PHAs to operate the $5 billion for Emergency Housing Vouchers that was included in the American Rescue Plan Act. HUD will be allocating approximately 70,000 vouchers to PHAs and have until May 10 to notify...
4.22.21 Research, Report
Mapping the Need for Pandemic Assistance. The Urban Institute has created a database where users can search the U.S. by county or Continuum of Care (CoC) to view the needs of local residents based on indices related to housing instability prevalence, COVID-19 impacts, and...
4.22.21 Members Making News
From the Columbus Dispatch: When the pandemic first struck last year, it quickly became apparent to officials at the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority and its board of commissioners that something had to be done to help their residents who were struggling to adapt to a...
4.20.21 CLPHA Member Update
From the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities' Get It Back Campaign: Recognizing the urgent need to reach millions of non-filers, some of whom may be eligible for three rounds of stimulus payments worth up to $3,200, the Get it Back Campaign is launching a new multilingual stimulus outreach...
4.12.21 CLPHA Member Update
Prompted by suggestions from CLPHA on the need to provide guidance to PHAs on ensuring access to vaccinations for residents and staff, HUD will host a series of webinars in April focused on vaccine access. The second webinar on April 21 will feature a presentation from the Housing Authority of the...
4.7.21 Members Making News
From WMAR Baltimore: Dozens of people in Baltimore got vaccinated on Friday as the Housing Authority of Baltimore City brought the vaccine to Brooklyn Homes. They held a clinic for seniors and the disabled. The clinic is the latest in a series to bring vaccinations to housing authority properties...
4.7.21 Members Making News
From MySouthEnd.com: State Representative Jon Santiago partnered with Dr. Alister Martin, the South End Community Health Center, Mascon Medical, the Boston Housing Authority, Brewster Ambulance, and the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts to set up pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics aimed...

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