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9.9.21 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA previously reported that HUD issued Notice PIH 2021-25 entitled Emergency Housing Vouchers – Voucher Management System and Financial Data Schedule Reporting Requirements, which updates operating requirements described in Notice PIH 2021-20 and outlines...
9.9.21 CLPHA Advocacy
Distributing Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program funds and improving the administration of Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) are critical issues facing public housing authorities focused on eviction prevention efforts after the federal moratorium on evictions ended on August 26 with a 6-3...
9.8.21 Members Making News
From Patch.com: King County has launched a program aimed to house more homeless veterans, using a new partnership between the King County Housing Authority and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Officials touted the "Collaborative Case Management" pilot program as the first of its kind in...
9.8.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD issued PIH Notice 2021-26 entitled Foster Youth to Independence Initiative, describing the process to allocate $10 million for new incremental vouchers made available under The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Public Law 116-260). Under this notice, public housing...
9.7.21 Members Making News
From the City of Boston's press release: Mayor Kim Janey, South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation, Caritas Communities and the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) celebrated the grand opening of the O'Connor Way Senior Housing Development today in South Boston. The project has brought 46 one-...
9.7.21 Members Making News
From the Kitsap Sun: The first time Monica Bernhard walked into one of Pendleton Place’s unfinished apartments, she started crying.  “They have room numbers already written above them, and I just try to imagine who that person's going to be, that we're bringing in from the outside and...
8.31.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD notified CLPHA that they are beginning work on drafting guidance to housing authorities on “unwinding” COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers and Alternative Requirements. CLPHA has continually advocated for the extension of these waivers, however we’d like to hear directly from...
8.31.21 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, CLPHA hosted a meeting with member PHAs and HUD staff to discuss issues and concerns related to the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program. Presenters on the call included Danielle Garcia, Senior Policy Advisor at HUD's Office of Public and Indian Housing, Margarita Lares, Chief...
8.26.21 CLPHA Member Update
The Decent, Affordable, Safe Housing for All (DASH) Act Would Authorize Mandatory Housing Voucher Program Shortly before the U.S. Senate left town for their August recess, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) released draft legislation that would make far-reaching investments and...
8.11.21 CLPHA Member Update
On August 6, HUD released the annual update to Fair Market Rents (FMR) for Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) and other programs for FY 2022. The Federal Register Notice outlines the adjustments in FMR calculations, the methods and source data HUD is using to establish FMRs, ...

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