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12.6.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently published its annual notice  that provides PHAs with instructions for calculating Public Housing Operating Fund (OpFund) Subsidy Grants for Calendar Year (CY) 2023 and establishes submission deadlines. For HUD to determine the amount of OpFund subsidy grant eligibility, PHAs...
12.6.22 CLPHA Member Update
Last year, HUD issued guidance that stipulated that PHAs must incur all eligible CARES Act expenses by December 31, 2021. HUD recently issued updated guidance that revises the time available for PHAs to liquidate their CARES Act obligations by April 30, 2023. HUD's latest guidance applies to PHAs...
12.6.22 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
HUD has awarded $30 million in funding to hire and maintain Service Coordinators who will assess the needs of residents of conventional Public Housing and assist in coordinating community resources. The ROSS-SC awards will go to 111 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) among other entities to...
12.5.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA recently attended an NSPIRE Get Ready session with HUD on the development and implementation of NSPIRE Inspection Standards. CLPHA is sharing updated information on NSPIRE from recent meetings with HUD. All information presented here is subject to change as HUD shares more details....
12.1.22 CLPHA Member Update
In PIH Notice 2022-34 HUD issued updated guidance on the use and eligibility of the Rate Reduction Incentive (RRI) in public housing. The RRI is a financial incentive for PHAs that pursue special and significant efforts to reduce their utility rates beyond what is required by statute and/...
11.30.22 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, CLPHA, the MTW Collaborative, NAHRO, and PHADA sent a joint letter to leadership of both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging them to complete fiscal year 2023 (FY23) appropriations legislation for HUD programs by the December 16 deadline to avoid a long-...
11.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD issued new guidance on public housing flat rents, which updates flat rent exceptions and extension request submission requirements. Public housing flat rent is based on the market rent charged for comparable nearby units in the private unassisted rental market. Unlike income...
11.22.22 Notice / Announcement, CLPHA Member Update
Applications Due January 9, 2023 Yesterday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for its Your Home, Your Internet Pilot Program (YHYI). The NOFO offers up to $5 million for the YHYI Outreach Grants. CLPHA has worked closely with the FCC to...
11.16.22 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
CLPHA has submitted comments on three proposed waivers on the Build America, Buy America (BABA) Act. These waivers are for BABA’s Buy America Domestic Content Procurement Preference (“Buy American Preference”, or “BAP”). The first waiver pertains to the public interest de minimis, small grants,...
11.15.22 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD announced a new funding opportunity for HUD multifamily property owners to access $148 million in supplemental operating funds to support expenses associated with protecting residents and staff from COVID-19. Eligible properties include: ...

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