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9.23.20 CLPHA Member Update
Today, HUD issued two notices in the pre-publication Federal Register on its new Disparate Impact standard and PBV data collection.   Disparate Impact Rule  HUD’s notice on its new final Disparate Impact rule, which HUD made publicly available on its...
9.8.20 Statement
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   Washington, D.C. (September 8, 2020) – Council of Large Public Housing Authorities Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s “...
8.24.20 CLPHA Advocacy
On August 18, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman sent the following letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal's opinions page refuting the many false claims made by President Trump and Secretary Carson in their recent op-ed defending the Trump Administration's elimination of the...
8.12.20 Action Alert, CLPHA Advocacy
The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities has endorsed H.R. 4351, the Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act. The YIMBY Act, originally co-sponsored by Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN), is a bipartisan housing bill that seeks to...
8.11.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On August 7, HUD published its new final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule in the Federal Register, entitled “Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice.” This new rule, published without a proposed rule giving the public opportunity to...
8.3.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Letter Calls on HUD Secretary Carson to Withdraw the Rule CLPHA and our counsel Reno & Cavanaugh today sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson expressing vehement opposition to HUD’s Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice Final Rule (the “New AFFH Rule”) ...
8.3.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Statement
Listen to HousingWire's coverage of our letter in their Daily Download podcast. Read HousingWire's article about our letter.   Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release August 3, 2020   New Rule Illegally ...
7.28.20 CLPHA Member Update
On July 23, 2020, HUD released its "Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice" final rule (the "Final Rule").  The Final Rule is pending publication in the Federal Register, so the effective date of the Final Rule is unclear.  However, what is clear is that HUD is attempting...
7.2.20 Statement
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release July 2, 2020     (Washington, D.C.) July 2, 2020 -- CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement on...
3.17.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
CLPHA and counsel Reno & Cavanaugh submitted joint comments yesterday in opposition to HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Proposed Rule. Under the AFFH Proposed Rule, HUD seeks to incentivize AFFH by creating a metrics system in order to evaluate and rank jurisdictions and, based on...

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