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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...
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,...
2.1.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA Strongly Objected to HUD’s Interpretation of HOTMA HUD recently issued FAQ guidance notifying PHAs that HUD will not enforce the termination requirement of over-income (OI) public housing families who have been over income for two consecutive years, as required by section...
10.1.21 Statement
(Washington, D.C.) October 1, 2021 -- Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement urging Congress not to cut proposed funding for public housing and rental assistance in the...
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...
9.10.21 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...
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 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,...

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