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1.4.24 CLPHA Member Update
Details will be discussed at the February 6 EHV Working Group Meeting HUD recently published new guidance advising PHAs that administer the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program.     Cash Management Requirements Like the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, HUD controls the...
11.15.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently announced that it will require an additional 41 metropolitan areas to use Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs). HUD has shared a list of every PHA that will be required to implement SAFMRs. In total, 271 PHAs will be required to implement SAFMRs; 28 of which are...
11.8.23 Report
Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) were under contract to subsidize over 300,000 housing units in 2022. With over 60% of all medium and large PHAs operating a PBV program, and more than 1 out of every 9 households receiving voucher subsidies living in a PBV unit, the PBV program has grown rapidly and...
10.18.23 CLPHA Member Update
PIH Notice 2023-31 explains the process for a second revocation and reallocation of Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) awards for Calendar Year 2024 for PHAs that have 10 or more available EHVs with less than 75% EHV utilization. HUD’s initial revocation of EHV awards targeted PHAs with...
10.3.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently published PIH Notice 2023-28, which finalizes the administrative procedures for NSPIRE-V for the HCV, PBV, and Mod Rehab programs. The NSPIRE Administrative Procedures Notice for Public Housing and Multifamily Programs was previously published in PIH Notice 2023-16/...
9.27.23 CLPHA Member Update
This morning, HUD announced that the compliance date for NSPIRE-V will be extended to October 1, 2024, giving PHAs more time to prepare for the new inspection standards in the HCV and PBV programs. PHAs may opt to continue using HQS until October 1, 2024. CLPHA previously reported that HUD plans to...
8.10.23 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA Needs to Hear from You on HOTMA 104’s Potential Impacts HUD recently published guidance titled “Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Program List of Discretionary Policies to Implement HOTMA,” which requires PHAs that administer the public housing and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)...
7.13.23 CLPHA Member Update
Feedback Needed by July 18  Recently, HUD published its Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek public input on forthcoming changes to Section 504 regulations, which prohibits disability discrimination in programs receiving HUD funds or financial assistance. HUD intends for the...
7.5.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has published PIH Notice 2023-15, which provides instructions for PHAs on submitting requests for Subsidy Layering Reviews (SLRs). In cases where a PHA needs an SLR to be performed for Project-Based Voucher projects, the PHA can either request a Housing Credit Agency (HCA) perform the SLR or...
7.5.23 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA and its counsel Reno & Cavanaugh have submitted comments to HUD on a proposed information collection for the Project-Based Voucher (PBV) program. HUD is updating the online data collection form for the PBV program, which CLPHA has previously submitted comments on...

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