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12.12.19 CLPHA Member Update
On December 5, HUD held a landlord symposium in Indianapolis that was attended by HUD staff, landlords, and PHAs. Attendees listened to presentations from a variety of local and national stakeholders, including the deputy mayor of Indianapolis, who described the city’s efforts to reduce...
12.6.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On November 8, HUD published a notice for proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment. A summary of the proposed changes is available in CLPHA’s November 8...
12.3.19 CLPHA Member Update
In a letter sent today to HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary Hunter Kurtz, CLPHA raised concerns about HUD's November 22 letter proclaiming that its November 2013 notice which encouraged radon testing and mitigation, but did not require or fund it, amounted to an "obligation" for PHAs to do so....
11.22.19 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA recently learned that HUD will be hosting a symposium on landlord issues in Indianapolis on December 5, 2019. According to HUD, the focus of the event is to connect landlords with local resources and PHAs. PIH Secretary Hunter Kurtz will be speaking at the event, along with staff from the...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
11.21.19 CLPHA Member Update
On November 20, the Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance held a hearing on health and safety issues affecting residents in HUD-assisted housing. The committee heard from six witnesses: Susan Rollins, Executive Director, Housing Authority of St. Louis County; Margaret...
11.21.19 CLPHA Member Update
After a congressional hearing earlier this year, and after reviewing draft legislation, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced H.R. 5187, the Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2019, on November 21, which would authorize...
11.19.19 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019” by a vote of 290-118 with strong bipartisan support.   The bill, which CLPHA strongly supports, ensures the federal government’s long-term disaster recovery program – Community Development...
11.19.19 CLPHA Member Update
The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development will hold a legislative hearing entitled, "Safe and Decent? Examining the Current State of Residents’ Health and Safety in HUD Housing” at 2:00 PM ET tomorrow. The hearing will be webcast...
11.19.19 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, CLPHA submitted comments on the recent HOTMA notice, in which HUD sought comments on implementations of Sections 102, 103, and 104 of HOTMA. These provisions address income definitions and reexaminations, over-income households, and asset restrictions for public housing, the Housing...

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