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4.20.22 Report, Case Study
In March 2022, the University of California at Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation released a report on California’s Homekey program, which allocated funding for public agencies to buy underused properties, namely hotels and motels, and convert them into housing for people...
4.13.22 CLPHA Member Update
This week, HUD PIH released Notice PIH 2022-09, “Streamlined Regulatory Waivers for the Housing Choice Voucher (including Mainstream and Mod Rehab) Program.” This Notice extends the deadline from April 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022 for PHAs to apply for certain regulatory waivers announced in...
3.10.22 Report
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) reports that the enactment of $3.3 trillion COVID-19 relief bills in 2020 and another $1.3 trillion through the American Rescue Plan in 2021 helped make the COVID-19 recession the shortest on U.S. record and helped to fuel an economic recovery that has...
3.10.22 Members Making News
From a letter from Saint Paul Public Housing Agency Executive Director Jon Gutzmann: Since the pandemic began, many households have become delinquent in their rent payments.  The St. Paul Public Housing Agency (PHA) recognized this right away and assembled a team of staff members to reach out...
3.3.22 CLPHA Member Update
Beginning April 2020, HUD PIH issued guidance that allowed PHAs to adopt a variety of statutory and regulatory waivers that impacted everyday HUD program operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including HCV, public housing, Mod Rehab and Mainstream programs. PIH Notice 2021-33 required...
2.9.22 Report
The Housing Crisis Research Collaborative (HCRC) published a report analyzing the purchases of multifamily and single-family rentals in Atlanta, Miami, and Tampa the year before and after the emergence of the pandemic. HCRC found that the pandemic housing crisis has resulted in incremental growth...
2.9.22 Research
In July 2021, Oregon implemented a ‘safe harbor period’ for nonpayment eviction cases to maintain some protections for tenants after the state eviction moratorium ended. The eviction diversion program is intended to delay eviction proceedings for tenants who have provided proof that they have...
1.26.22
In order to identify and address COVID-19 needs and ongoing priorities for our PHA members, CLPHA conducted a survey in January 2021 as part of our grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. In November 2021, CLPHA conducted a follow-up survey to examine the successes PHAs have made during...
1.26.22 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
In November 2020, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) was awarded a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to help our public housing authority (PHA) members better protect and serve vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. CLPHA conducted a competitive...
1.26.22 Members Making News
From KPBS San Diego: The city of San Diego and the San Diego Housing Commission have been awarded $8.3 million from the federal government to support the COVID-19 Housing Stability Assistance Program, it was announced Wednesday. The funds were reallocated from other jurisdictions across the...

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