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10.28.21 Statement
(Washington, D.C.) October 28, 2021 -- Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement applauding President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better announcement this morning: “The...
10.26.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
On October 22, CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC submitted joint comments on the proposed rule, Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility, published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2021. The 2019 Public Charge Rule, (the 2019 Rule) ...
10.19.21 CLPHA Member Update
The Senate Appropriations Committee unveiled its fiscal year 2022 legislation that aims to reduce homelessness and provide housing stability for nearly 5 million low-income households with an increased funding of $5.7 billion for HUD programs over the 2021 appropriations levels. The bill provides...
10.13.21 CLPHA Member Update, Report
On September 30, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) oversight of CARES Act funds. The CARES Act appropriated $12.4 billion to HUD to help...
10.13.21 CLPHA Member Update, Report
On September 30, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) oversight of CARES Act funds. The CARES Act appropriated $12.4 billion to HUD to help...
10.13.21 CLPHA Member Update
Late last week, HUD and PIH provided an update on CARES Act reporting requirements and reporting period deadlines. HUD announced that due to the ongoing development of the CARES Act reporting portal, PHAs were no longer required to submit a quarterly...
10.8.21 CLPHA Member Update
On October 7, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs led by Chairman Sherrod Brown (D-OH) held an in-person hearing on presidential nominations, including James Arthur Jemison II to be Assistant Secretary of Public and Indian Housing at the U. S. Department of Housing and...
10.8.21 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, HUD published an interim final rule requiring landlords of public housing and project-based rental assistance (PBRA) properties to extend the time period before lease termination for nonpayment of rent to a minimum of 30 days after the tenant has...
10.7.21 CLPHA Member Update
This Monday, the U.S. Treasury Department published guidance for the reallocation of the $25 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funds provided in the ERA1 program, authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. That legislation...
10.6.21 Action Alert, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA has been made aware that funding for housing is at serious risk of being removed from the Build Back Better Act under consideration in the budget reconciliation negotiations currently underway in Congress and the White House. ...

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