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1.28.19 CLPHA Advocacy
On January 25, the House and Senate quickly passed, and the President signed, the joint continuing resolution (CR) HJRes 28, the “Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019,” to reopen the federal departments and agencies that were affected by the partial government shutdown since...
1.24.19 Members Making News
The Boston Housing Authority (BHA), Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, LIHC Investment Group, and other partners announced HUD’s approval of their agreement to keep Boston’s Concord Houses affordable for  the next 40 years, with the support of the building’s tenants. Concord House’s HUD subsidy...
1.11.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, In The News
As the partial government shutdown continues and creates more uncertainty for public housing authorities, CLPHA is collecting information on the impacts and effects of the government shutdown on housing authorities and residents. We are particularly interested in examples regarding landlord...
1.10.19 Members Making News
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) held its Home for the Holidays event for veterans in the VASH program and new homeowners who purchased homes with help from their Housing Choice Vouchers. Attendees listened to inspiring guest speakers who have received stable housing...
1.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy, In The News
Today, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman  was quoted in Affordable Housing Finance discussing how the shutdown threatens the stability of low-income households. Though HUD has prepared payments for housing vouchers and the public housing operating subsidy through February, Zaterman...
1.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy, In The News, Members Making News
In response to a January 5 Washington Post article focused on new research about where voucher holders live, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman submitted a Letter to the Editor to emphasize examples of PHAs’ innovative housing mobility strategies. Although edited significantly for length, the...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Now in its 18th day, the partial government shutdown, which includes the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is already having an impact on the low-income families served by public and affordable housing. The ongoing uncertainty imposes challenges for resource allocation and, if the...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, Press Release
A coalition of more than 70 national organizations tell the Administration & Congress that people with the lowest incomes will be hit hardest if the shutdown continues. Washington, DC - Members of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) sent a letter...
1.4.19 CLPHA Advocacy
You may recall that we reported on December 28 that HUD would be making HCV and Operating Fund payments for January. Given the protracted negotiations over the partial government shutdown, CLPHA inquired yesterday about February's payment as well. PIH leadership confirmed that...

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