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4.6.22 Members Making News
The Housing Authority of Washington County, a new CLPHA member and a Department of Washington County, Oregon, recently joined HUD’s House America through proclamation of the County Board of Commissioners. HAWC, which also recently joined the Moving to Work (MTW) program, is aggressively working to...
12.1.21 Members Making News
From TAP into Paterson: "The Housing Authority of Paterson (PHA) and the Paterson Division of Health are partnering to offer unvaccinated resident participating in the PHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) $100 per family member over the age of five that gets the vaccine. "Extensive...
6.30.21 Members Making News
From WTTW News: Carla Shaw has lived in her Melrose Park, one-bedroom apartment for the last year and a half. Four months ago, she and her fiancé added baby Jaylen. He’s the first of her four children to be able to come with her from the hospital, drug-free. “It feels great, I know I have...
5.26.21 Members Making News
From the St. Thomas Source: The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services has announced it has partnered with the Virgin Islands Housing Authority to implement the territory’s first housing assistance program for youth who have left (aged out of) the foster care system and are at risk of...
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...
12.2.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On Tuesday, CLPHA sent to the Agency Review Team our recommendations for public and affordable housing for the Biden-Harris administration. Our recommendations are based on what we have heard from our members about the challenges they face, and solutions they offer. The document begins...
10.21.20 Research
The Trump Administration implemented changes to the “public charge” test earlier this year, an evaluation of those applying for permanent residence to determine if they are likely to use public assistance in the future. The public charge test now considers assistance such as SNAP, Medicaid,...
10.15.20
Monday October 19 | 1:00 p.m. ET   CLPHA is hosting a listening session on the Homes for the Homeless initiative. The session will include a presentation on the Homes for the Homeless initiative, a mission-driven fund with the intent of investing in the acquisition and redevelopment of...
10.7.20 Members Making News
From the Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's press release: Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Tracey Scott, , Alderman Michelle A Harris (8th Ward), Senator Elgie Sims (17th District), and other local and regional leaders today joined MR Properties, LLC for the grand...
10.7.20 Members Making News
From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: A HomeTowne Studios extended-stay hotel off North Beach Street and Loop 820 is likely to be the future home for Fort Worth residents facing homelessness who are at particularly high risk of COVID-19. Fort Worth Housing Solutions, the city’s housing authority,...

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