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7.9.19 Press Release
CLPHA Submits Public Comments Opposing HUD’s Dangerous Non-Citizen Proposal HUD’s cruel proposal would force mixed-status families to decide between a roof for some, or homelessness for all. WASHINGTON (July 9, 2019) – The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) today submitted public...
7.9.19 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy
On July 9, 2019, CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC submitted comments opposing HUD’s proposed rule titled “Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status.”   View CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh's Comments 
7.5.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Comments
On July 5, 2019, CLPHA submitted comments on HUD's proposed changes to the methodology used for estimating fair market rents (FMRs).   View CLPHA's Comments
7.2.19 CLPHA Advocacy
In an article for NBCNews.com, reporter Suzy Khimm spotlighted new legislation from Congressman Jesus Garcia (D-IL) that requires combination carbon monoxide and smoke detectors in public and assisted housing units and authorizes $300 million over a three-year period for installation and...
7.2.19 CLPHA Member Update
July 22, 2:00 PM ET – Call-In Number Will Be Available   The Office of Public and Indian Housing has extended the following invitation to a listening session on HUD’s Opportunity Zones: The Office of Public and Indian Housing, together with our partners in the Office of Housing, would like...
6.27.19
On Tuesday, June 25, via Executive Order, President Donald Trump established the White House Council on Eliminating Barriers to Affordable Housing and named HUD Secretary Ben Carson as its chairperson. The Council will consist of members across eight Federal agencies and engage with state, local...
6.27.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Video
Yesterday afternoon, CLPHA presented the likely impact of HUD’s non-citizen proposal on PHAs and private landlords, residents, and communities during a webinar to kick off the#KeepFamiliesTogether Day of Action. In addition to CLPHA, the webinar featured an aide to Congresswoman Sylvia...
6.26.19 Analysis
Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives voted 277-194 to approve a $383 billion spending package of five appropriations bills, including funding for the departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies. The House-passed bill includes $50.1 billion for HUD, an...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
THA Sends Letter to HUD;  HACA, HACLA Featured in NYT, KCRW, LA Times CLPHA member PHAs are engaged in efforts across the country to oppose HUD’s rule. The Tacoma Housing Authority submitted public comments yesterday conveying THA’s deep concerns with the proposal that they believe would, “...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Legislation to prevent carbon monoxide fatalities in public housing was approved by the House Committee on Financial Services today and now moves to the full House for consideration. The “Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019,” by Representative Jesus Garcia (D-IL) requires combination carbon...

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