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8.11.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA sent a letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees recommending certain authorization and funding levels in their FY23 appropriations bills for HUD’s public housing and related programs as the two bodies...
8.9.22 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD issued closeout procedures for PHAs awarded Coronavirus Aid, Relieve, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funding to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In September 2020, HUD advised PHAs of forthcoming...
8.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has updated its guidance for unobligated dollars from the second tranche of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA 2). Under the newly updated guidance, ERA 2 dollars that are unobligated as of October 1, 2022, can be used for the construction,...
8.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
In May, CLPHA announced that HUD released the long-awaited FSS Final Rule that made significant changes to the program, including changes to FSS escrow account requirements. Recently, HUD published additional guidance related to the establishment of the FSS escrow account, the use of forfeited FSS...
8.1.22 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
  CLPHA Tells HUD that NSPIRE Isn’t Ready for Rollout, Details Members’ Concerns  CLPHA has submitted a comment letter to HUD on the proposed National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) version 2.2. Members provided feedback to...
8.1.22 CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
Fulfilling expectations before the end of the month, the U.S. Senate released their version of the FY23 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill on July 28. Since there is a budget impasse for overall spending levels, affecting all twelve...
7.19.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA to Detail Member Concerns in Letter to HUD CLPHA members voiced concerns about the recently proposed National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) version 2.2. in a listening session hosted by CLPHA. Several key takeaways included the implementation timeline should...
7.14.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA Recommends HUD Use Commercial Data to Better Reflect Accurate Gross Rents  Recently, HUD published a Federal Register notice proposing changes to its methodology to calculate fiscal year 2023 Fair Market Rents (FMRs). Since...
7.6.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA recently learned of changes in HUD’s Tenant Protection Voucher (TPV) issuance policy that creates uncertainty for Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion transactions that rely upon the ability to project-base TPVs for converted public housing units. As of May 19, HUD’s revised its...
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...

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