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3.31.20
As discussed during yesterday’s member call, CLPHA will be advocating for additional funding for PHAs in a fourth stimulus package. Discussion around what funding should be included in the next package is currently underway, and Congress is expected to begin negotiations when they...
3.31.20 CLPHA Advocacy
To facilitate sharing of information among CLPHA staff and members about various issues related to COVID-19, CLPHA has created a Google document. The document is accessible only to those with a link and is free to be viewed and edited by members. If you have questions about...
3.27.20 CLPHA Advocacy
On Thursday, March 26, CLPHA participated in a call with other industry groups and senior HUD staff, led by PIH Assistant Secretary Hunter Kurtz. During the call, HUD staff shared some updates of interest to CLPHA members: Forthcoming guidance. FAQ documents from REAC and the...
3.27.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On Wednesday, March 25, CLPHA's counsel Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC prepared a memo for CLPHA summarizing The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Families First Act”), H.R. 6201,  which was signed into law on March 18, 2020. Click below for Reno & Cavanaugh's summary of the...
3.26.20 CLPHA Member Update
Late in the night of March 25, the U.S. Senate passed by a vote of 96-0 the third emergency supplemental relief and funding legislative package to help Americans combat the coronavirus crisis. Senate passage sends the bill to the U.S. House of Representatives where it is expected to be considered...
3.24.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
Over the past weekend of March 21, we asked CLPHA members to sign onto a letter to be sent to congressional leadership asking for emergency funding and longer-term preservation resources for public housing and housing vouchers in a COVID-19 stimulus package. Sign on deadline for the letter has...
3.20.20 CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA is hosting standing calls for members every Monday and Thursday at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT for PHAs to discuss their communications and operations strategies, as well as their funding and regulatory relief needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. CLPHA members can visit clpha.org/covid19...
3.20.20 CLPHA Advocacy
Affordable Housing Finance covered CLPHA's press statement calling for $8.5 billion in emergency funds as well as regulatory relief for public housing authorities during the coronavirus pandemic.  CLPHA sent letters to Congressional leaders and Department of...
3.20.20 In The News, Members Making News
Pew Charitable Trust's state policy news outlet Stateline quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman and CLPHA member executive directors in an article about the COVID-19 pandemic's effects on public housing authorities. Zaterman told Stateline that PHAs need $5 billion in emergency...
3.20.20 CLPHA Advocacy
On Thursday, March 19, CLPHA sent letters to Congressional leaders and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson formally requesting $5 billion for the public housing program and $3.5 billion for the housing choice voucher program in emergency supplemental...

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