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9.16.21 CLPHA Member Update
This week, HUD released new guidance on flat rent requirements for PHAs operating public housing programs. Notice PIH 2021-27, published on September 13, 2021, supersedes and replaces the previously published Notice PIH 2017-23 by clarifying HUD’s interpretation of the...
9.14.21 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
Yesterday HUD announced awards totaling $10 million to 55 public housing authorities for emergency safety and security improvement grants. Six CLPHA members were among those PHAs awarded grants: New York City Housing Authority, Seattle Housing Authority, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority,...
9.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
With release of the legislative text and details of the spending proposals from the House Financial Services Committee on September 9, public housing is slated to receive the largest amount of funding authorized among housing programs in the expected budget reconciliation...
9.7.21 Members Making News
From WKRC 12 Cincinnati: A nine-story apartment building that provides hundreds of affordable housing units is getting a major facelift. The Pinecrest building in Price Hill hadn't been updated since the '70s. The work is part of a $1-billion transformation project through the Cincinnati...
8.31.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD notified CLPHA that they are beginning work on drafting guidance to housing authorities on “unwinding” COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers and Alternative Requirements. CLPHA has continually advocated for the extension of these waivers, however we’d like to hear directly from...
8.3.21 CLPHA Member Update
The recently introduced trillion-dollar infrastructure bipartisan agreement in the Senate, “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act,” includes several provisions affecting public housing under “Division F- Broadband.” In the definitions section of Title I for Broadband Grants the agreement defines a...
7.28.21 CLPHA Member Update
As the CDC eviction moratorium ends, PHAs will likely be contacted by the media and local stakeholders for information about how PHAs are handling evictions. To prepare our members for these types of inquiries, CLPHA has prepare a brief that PHAs can share with the media...
7.28.21 Report
The Urban Institute published a report last month that attempts to examine past HUD and PIH programs to better instruct more equitable development initiatives within the future public housing industry. Titled An Equitable Strategy for Public Housing Redevelopment,...
6.30.21 Members Making News
The Cambridge Housing Authority has over 21,000 discrete applicants on its various wait lists. In order to humanize this dismaying number, CHA has created a publication called “Stories of the Can’t Wait List,” a collection of powerful narratives from real people experiencing...
5.11.21 Members Making News
From Bank of America: In the 1940s, the Jordan Downs housing development was built in an underserved section of Los Angeles, CA. Recently, the Michaels Organization and BRIDGE Housing have stepped in to revitalize Jordan Downs, with financing from Bank of America. With 1,400 units of affordable...

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