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3.7.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Press Release
 DHA CEO Anthony Scott Testifies Before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Behalf of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities: Aggressive Action is Needed to Undertake Affordable Housing Production and Preservation        WASHINGTON (March 7, 2019) – This morning...
3.19.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
The Trump Administration released the remainder of its fiscal year 2020 (FY18) budget on March 18. As noted last week, the proposal would completely eliminate all funding in FY20 for the Public Housing Capital Fund and slash funding for the Public Housing Operating Fund by almost $2 billion, a...
3.11.19 CLPHA Member Update
The Trump Administration released its fiscal year 2020 (FY20) budget proposal today, with more specific numbers expected early next week. The current version includes a request for $44.1 billion in discretionary funding to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an $8.7 billion or 16...
3.6.19 Research, Analysis
A new report from the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities (CBPP) finds that housing agencies that administer Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) funds generally use all (or nearly all) of annual HCV funds appropriated by Congress to help low-income families afford housing, even in communities where...
2.21.19 CLPHA Member Update, Policy
The conferenced FY19 budget, signed into law on February 15, includes funding for a family mobility demonstration. The demonstration will fund $20 million for mobility support services, $5 million for new vouchers, and $3 million for evaluation. Support services could include, among others,...
2.21.19 Research
The Winter 2019 issue of Evidence Matters, a publication from HUD’s office of Policy Development and Research, focuses on research regarding landlord acceptance of Housing Choice Vouchers, the efforts to increase participation in the HCV program, and the implications of landlord participation...
2.15.19 CLPHA Member Update
In a Feb. 14 letter to FY 2017 Mainstream Voucher Awardees, HUD addresses some common issues that PHAs have faced with implementation, including administrative fee disbursement, screening criteria, preference setting, and waiting list administration. The letter also states that HUD will be hosting...
2.13.19 In The News
In yesterday's article "Trust in Public Housing at Stake Over Looming Government Shutdown," YES! Magazine quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman and CLPHA members Kurt Wiest, Bremerton Housing Authority Executive Director, and Mark Gillett, Oklahoma City Housing Authority Executive Director...
2.12.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Feb. 13, 3:00-4:00 PM ET, #FullyFundHousing   Join CLPHA and the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) for a tweet storm on February 13 from 3:00-4:00 PM ET to urge Congress to avoid another government shutdown and fully fund affordable housing and community...
2.7.19 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has informed CLPHA that the Department will host listening sessions across the country to discuss the inspection process with PHAs, multifamily property owners, and industry groups. The sessions follow a meeting with industry leaders on November 29 at which...

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