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7.23.22 Legislative Reports
On July 20, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a 220 to 207 vote the first funding minibus legislation for the upcoming 2023 fiscal year. HR 8294, the “FY2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act” is the minibus comprised of six bills from six of the twelve House appropriations subcommittees....
4.19.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently released guidance to PHAs on tracking and reporting compliance with new requirements for Public Housing Financial Assistance as defined in the Section 3 Final Rule. Section 3 regulations require PHAs and their contractors and subcontractors to make their best efforts, consistent with...
4.11.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA, the MTW Collaborative, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA), and the Local Housing Administrators Coalition (LHAC) sent to Congress our joint funding recommendations for...
3.14.22 CLPHA Member Update
On March 10, HUD released two PIH Notices: PIH Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) – Reallocation of Awards (PIH Notice 2022-06) and Emergency Safety and Security Grants Annual Funding Notification and Application Process (PIH Notice 2022-05).   Reallocation of EHVs On May 10, 2021, HUD...
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...
2.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD published guidance alerting PHAs of their intention to enforce requirements instituted by Congress through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 that requires carbon monoxide (CO) alarms or detectors be installed in certain HUD-assisted housing by December 27,...
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...
12.2.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD released two new resources for the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program on its website: EHV FAQs v.7 and the EHV Data Dashboard. EHV FAQs HUD’s seventh release of FAQs for EHVs answered many of CLPHA member questions...
11.18.21 Report
Recently, HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research (PD&R) published a congressional report on the percentage of HUD funds allocated to communities with persistent poverty counties and high-poverty areas. The report analyzes 13 HUD programs, including the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV...

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