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2.24.22
Skyrocketing Rents and Low Vacancy Rates Cause Delay in Lease-Ups On February 16, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) held an industry call to report that in recent months Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) budget utilization rates amongst non-Moving to Work (MTW) public housing authorities...
2.9.22 Report
Recently, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing conducted an applied policy research project to define a framework for improving resident and property stability post-pandemic, defined as “the ability of a renter household, regardless of means, to live in a safe, decent, and...
1.12.22 Members Making News
From Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority CEO Charles Hillman's op-ed in The Columbus Dispatch: The Columbus Dispatch, in partnership with The Columbus Foundation, deserves praise for presenting the Columbus Conversation: "Can People Afford to Live Here?" on Dec. 14. The community forum...
1.12.22 Report
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) recently published a report disputing suggestions that providing rental assistance to more families through the Build Back Better (BBB) bill will drive up rents by increasing demand for housing or enabling landlords to overcharge. The report...
12.15.21 Research
This fall, the National Housing Law Project (NHLP) conducted a national survey of 119 legal aid and civil rights attorneys to observe how tenants are faring after the federal eviction moratorium ended in August 2021. This follow-up survey to the NHLP July 2020...
11.2.21
In September 2021, the Urban Institute published an article that examined how state and local source-of-income laws can increase the effectiveness of regional emergency rental assistance programs (ERAP) and make them more equitable by expanding participation of historically...
10.13.21 CLPHA Member Update
Webinar 6: Landlord-Focused Customer Service | Thursday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. ET From HUD: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development invites you to participate in a series of webinars on the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. This webinar, sixth in a series, will walk...
10.5.21 Research
The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies recently published a paper synthesizing two national surveys conducted between February and April 2021 designed to explore the pandemic’s impact across different types of landlords, properties and rental markets. In addition to...
4.8.21
From HUD: April 20, 2021 | 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development invites you to participate in a series of webinars on the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. This webinar, fourth in a series, will walk through the two newly published chapters of the HCV...
2.10.21 Research
A new report from HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) provides a review of landlord incentives used by MTW agencies to recruit and retain landlords. HUD sent an online survey to all 39 original MTW agencies, which 34 agencies completed. According to the survey, 28 or 82% of...

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