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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...
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...
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...
3.26.21 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
On Wednesday, March 24, CLPHA member Brian Gage, executive director of the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance during their hearing "Preserving a Lifeline: Examining...

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