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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...
8.2.21 CLPHA Member Update
HUD Funding Encompassed in Consolidated Appropriations Act On July 29, on a strict party-line vote of 219–208 with all Democrats present voting “aye” and all Republicans present voting “nay”, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a “minibus” fiscal year 2022 (FY22) appropriations legislation...
7.30.21 Statement
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release July 30, 2021   (Washington, D.C.) July 30, 2021 – CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman...
7.28.21 CLPHA Member Update
From HUD PIH: You are invited to join representatives from HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing and the U.S. Treasury to hear about promising practices from Public Housing Agencies and Emergency Rental Assistance program grantees. Presenters will include agencies working together to help...
7.28.21 CLPHA Member Update
From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): The federal government is conducting an all-out push to make sure tenants and landlords take advantage of the historic funding for emergency rental assistance to help cover rent, utilities, and other housing costs and keep people in their...
7.28.21 CLPHA Member Update
HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) announced $20 million in available grant funds for non-profit or governmental entities to provide free legal assistance to low-income residents at risk of or subject to eviction. HUD expects to make 20 awards, grant amounts...
7.28.21 Report
Seventeen months after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic, public housing agencies (PHAs) have been forced to quickly adjust their operational policies and procedures to protect their staff, residents and property owners, while...
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,...
7.28.21 Report
Earlier this July, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released their annual Out of Reach 2021: The High Cost of Housing report. Every year, this national report provides researchers and advocates with important data demonstrating the widening gap between where minimum wage...
7.23.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD issued two PIH notices entitled Registration of Interest for HUD-VASH Vouchers (PIH Notice 2021-21), and American Rescue Plan Act – Adjustment Funding for Calendar Year 2021 Housing Choice Voucher Program and Mainstream Vouchers Renewal Funding and Updated...

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