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4.2.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Last week, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman and other leaders from public housing industry groups met virtually with HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge to share with the Secretary our priorities and goals for the new administration, and Zaterman discussed the meeting in an Affordable Housing...
1.19.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, the Department of the Treasury posted a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document that addresses several questions about the new $25 billion Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. The FAQ also explicitly states in Question 9 that assisted households are...
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...
5.13.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
House Democrats introduced the HEROES Act yesterday, which is the next supplemental funding and authorizing legislation for economic relief due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic crisis. The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities thanks our members for providing their...
4.29.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA and our counsel Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson outlining our comments and concerns about HUD’s recent waiver notice. We also suggested amendments and asked for clarification on several key points of the...
12.6.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On November 8, HUD published a notice for proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment. A summary of the proposed changes is available in CLPHA’s November 8...
11.8.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Public Housing ACC and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC On Friday, November 8, 2019, HUD published proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment.  The...
6.14.19 Fact Sheet, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
 A draft of the main points that CLPHA will be putting forth in its comments on HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule is now available for review by members. If your PHA has calculated the number of families who would be impacted by the rule and/or estimated the cost of...
5.21.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...
5.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On May 10, HUD will publish a notice in the Federal Register on a proposed rule that would impact non-citizens living in HUD-assisted housing with citizen family members, known as mixed families. Currently, mixed families receiving housing assistance have a pro-rated subsidy that excludes any...

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