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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...
11.8.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Public Housing ACC and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC On Friday, November 8, 2019, HUD published 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.  The...
10.16.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
In August, HUD issued a notice seeking comment on details of the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Demonstration. NSPIRE is a voluntary demonstration, expected to last at least two years, that would replace UPCS inspections for participating properties. NSPIRE...
9.27.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On Tuesday, October 1 at 3:00 PM ET, CLPHA will host a call with members to solicit feedback on HUD’s recent notice of proposed rulemaking on changes to the disparate impact standard. Call details – Please RSVP here Tuesday, October 1, 3 PM ET Phone: 719-867-1571 Passcode: 836425# A detailed call...
8.14.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its final rule on public charge in the Federal Register. The publication of “Inadmissability on Public Charge Grounds” follows the notice of proposed rulemaking that was published in October 2018. DHS received over 250,000 comments,...
7.24.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
In response to the outcry from public housing stakeholders, the House Appropriations Committee included in their FY20 appropriations bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) a provision to prohibit the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from...
7.24.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Thursday, July 25, 3:00 PM ET   As previously reported in the July 17 CLPHA Update, researchers from Matthew Desmond's Eviction Lab have been contacting public housing authorities with questions related to PHAs' eviction practices and policies. Based on a conversation with a lead researcher...
7.17.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Eviction Lab Studying Public Housing Evictions   It has come to our attention that CLPHA members are being contacted via email by staff from Matthew Desmond’s Eviction Lab, a research center located at Princeton University, with questions related to PHAs’ eviction practices and policies. The...
6.14.19 Fact Sheet, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
 A draft of the main points that CLPHA will be putting forth in its comments on HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule is now available for review by members. If your PHA has calculated the number of families who would be impacted by the rule and/or estimated the cost of...
6.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA received very helpful feedback on today’s member call that will inform our public comments in response to HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule. To aid members in writing your own public comments, we are distributing some materials that may be useful: HUD’s analysis of the proposed rule,...

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