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9.12.19
On Tuesday, the U.S House of Representatives passed by vote H.R. 1690, the Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019, to protect residents of public housing from carbon monoxide poisoning by authorizing over $300 million over three years to fund the installation and maintenance of carbon monoxide...
9.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
The City of New York is spearheading a sign-on letter for Mayors and municipal leaders across the country to request more funding for public housing from Congress. The letter thanks Congress for passing a bipartisan budget agreement which increases spending levels for domestic programs...
3.7.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
Durham Housing Authority CEO Anthony Scott testified on behalf of CLPHA today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies during a hearing titled, “Stakeholder Perspectives: Affordable Housing Production.” In his written...
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...
3.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On February 25, CLPHA submitted comments on the December notice outlining proposed changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC). CLPHA strongly objects to the changes on both procedural and substantive grounds. By publishing the notice through the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) rather than...
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...
2.1.19 CLPHA Member Update
The Department of Housing and Urban Development today issued information about HUD’s funding availability for the Housing Choice Voucher program and the Public Housing Operating Fund under the current Continuing Resolution (CR) that provides funding through February 15. According to the letter,...
1.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy, In The News
Today, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman  was quoted in Affordable Housing Finance discussing how the shutdown threatens the stability of low-income households. Though HUD has prepared payments for housing vouchers and the public housing operating subsidy through February, Zaterman...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Now in its 18th day, the partial government shutdown, which includes the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is already having an impact on the low-income families served by public and affordable housing. The ongoing uncertainty imposes challenges for resource allocation and, if the...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, Press Release
A coalition of more than 70 national organizations tell the Administration & Congress that people with the lowest incomes will be hit hardest if the shutdown continues. Washington, DC - Members of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) sent a letter...

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