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10.1.19 CLPHA Member Update
In a new op-ed for The Hill, a prominent political newspaper widely read by policymakers, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman underscores the role of public housing authorities (PHAs) as essential partners in local efforts to house those who are particularly vulnerable to housing insecurity,...
8.5.19 Members Making News, Innovations, Report, CLPHA Member Update
A new study by Economist Raj Chetty and his research partners illustrates how the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) and King County Housing Authority’s (KCHA) experimental program is helping low-income families relocate from low-opportunity to high-opportunity areas, a move that can greatly improve...
5.15.19 Report
Innovative public housing authorities (PHAs) are collaborating with college access partners and community colleges to increase postsecondary educational achievement for low-income residents and college students experiencing homelessness. Among them, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and...
10.11.19 CLPHA Member Update
While the Trump Administration’s new rule on Public Charge was scheduled to take effect on October 15, a New York judge issued a nationwide injunction this afternoon, temporarily blocking its implementation. The judge’s decision states that the rule “is repugnant to the American Dream of the...
10.11.19 CLPHA Member Update
On October 11, a New York judge issued a nationwide injunction  temporarily blocking implementation of  the Trump Administration’s new rule on Public Charge, which was scheduled to take effect on October 15. The judge’s decision states that the rule “is repugnant to the...
10.10.19 Report, Research
Building off his presentation to 2018 Housing Is Summit attendees, researcher Matthew Morton from Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago has released a new policy paper with the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH). The report discusses federal policy implications for...
10.10.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On Thursday, September 26, HUD announced an additional $1.2 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants, building on the $74 million in FSS grants HUD awarded earlier this year. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local...
10.10.19 Members Making News
Individuals exiting the criminal justice system face unique barriers to finding affordable housing. A new Housing Authority of Cook County pilot program is addressing these challenges by giving Housing Choice Vouchers to 25 graduates of the Cook County Drug Court Program. In a Marketplace...
10.10.19 Members Making News
To showcase last month's successful Southeast Regional Convening of the RAD Collaborative, the Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA), who hosted the event, published event highlights and photos on the GHA website. This three-day event offered an opportunity for an in-depth look into repositioning of...
10.10.19 Newsletter - The CLPHA Report
We're pleased to present a new interactive version of the CLPHA Report, CLPHA's newsletter featuring the latest news from our members and the public and affordable housing industry. Use the scroller on the right-hand side of the cover image below to view newsletter stories, or click the...

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