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10.3.22 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh submitted joint comments to HUD on the proposed streamlining of the mixed financing documents for public housing developments. These documents govern the various types of mixed-finance deals that include public-private partnerships and were last updated in 2018. HUD...
9.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA is pleased to announce that HUD has extended certain regulatory waivers for the Housing Choice Voucher and Mainstream Voucher programs through December 31, 2023. CLPHA previously reported that HUD was extending the streamlined review process and deadlines for certain regulatory...
9.13.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On September 8, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the Biden Administration has finalized the rollback of the Public Charge Rule, which previously stipulated that immigrants could be denied permanent resident status if they had received or were expected to receive...
9.12.22 Statement
(Washington, D.C.) September 9, 2022 – Sunia Zaterman, executive director of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, released the following statement upon the Biden administration's finalization of the rule rolling back the public charge rule:  “Today, hard-working...
8.11.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA sent a letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees recommending certain authorization and funding levels in their FY23 appropriations bills for HUD’s public housing and related programs as the two bodies...
8.9.22 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD issued closeout procedures for PHAs awarded Coronavirus Aid, Relieve, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funding to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In September 2020, HUD advised PHAs of forthcoming...
8.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has updated its guidance for unobligated dollars from the second tranche of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA 2). Under the newly updated guidance, ERA 2 dollars that are unobligated as of October 1, 2022, can be used for the construction,...
8.1.22 CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
Fulfilling expectations before the end of the month, the U.S. Senate released their version of the FY23 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill on July 28. Since there is a budget impasse for overall spending levels, affecting all twelve...
7.23.22 Legislative Reports
On July 20, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a 220 to 207 vote the first funding minibus legislation for the upcoming 2023 fiscal year. HR 8294, the “FY2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act” is the minibus comprised of six bills from six of the twelve House appropriations subcommittees....
7.20.22 Report
The White House recently released a report on how  American Rescue Plan’s programs and funding have advanced equity across the nation. The report includes implementation case studies on lowering barriers to work, small business relief, securing dignified housing, equity for children and young...

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