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4.29.20 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, HUD released PIH Notice 2020-8 which details the allocation and uses of supplemental admin fees appropriated to PHAs through the CARES Act as part of the COVID-19 response. According to the notice:  The admin fee portion of the supplemental voucher funding...
4.29.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA and our counsel Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson outlining our comments and concerns about HUD’s recent waiver notice. We also suggested amendments and asked for clarification on several key points of the...
4.28.20 CLPHA Member Update
Today, HUD released PIH Notice 2020-7, which outlines the allocation process and eligible uses of the $685 million supplemental public housing operating funds made available through the CARES Act.  According to the notice:  The supplemental operating...
4.28.20 CLPHA Member Update
Multiple CLPHA members have shown interest in a working group comprised of HR staff to share information and resources about various HR issues that PHAs are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are organizing a working group of members who would meet on a regular...
4.27.20 Members Making News
CLPHA congratulates our two members who each won $35 million FY19 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation grants, Fort Worth Housing Solutions and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles!  FWHS and the City of Fort Worth, TX's CNI grant will support the transformation of Fort...
4.24.20 Newsletter - The CLPHA Report, Members Making News
During the COVID-19 pandemic, CLPHA member PHAs are going above and beyond to continue to serve their residents and voucher holders. Public housing authorities (PHAs) provide shelter to some of the nation's lowest-income and most vulnerable populations. Low-income individuals and...
4.17.20 CLPHA Member Update
An updated FAQ is now available from HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing, along with a new online recording from staff providing updates. The recording includes updates from FHA Commissioner & Acting Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery, Office of...
4.16.20 CLPHA Advocacy
The legislative proposal by Representative Katherine Clark (D-MA) (see CLPHA Update 4/13/20) to create an exception to the volume cap requirement for private activity bonds used to finance the preservation, improvement, or replacement of certain federally-assisted buildings received a...
4.13.20 CLPHA Member Update
Wednesday, 4/15 at 1:00 p.m. ET Today, HUD released PIH Notice 2020-05, which outlines waivers the Department is making available to execute its blanket waiver authority granted through the CARES Act. CLPHA is pleased to see that many of the waivers...
4.13.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Representative Katherine Clark (D-MA), at the urging of the Cambridge Housing Authority, is proposing legislation to provide relief to housing authorities and other assisted housing by creating an exception to the volume cap requirement for private activity bonds used to finance the...

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