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2.24.22
Skyrocketing Rents and Low Vacancy Rates Cause Delay in Lease-Ups On February 16, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) held an industry call to report that in recent months Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) budget utilization rates amongst non-Moving to Work (MTW) public housing authorities...
1.12.22 Report
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) recently published a report disputing suggestions that providing rental assistance to more families through the Build Back Better (BBB) bill will drive up rents by increasing demand for housing or enabling landlords to overcharge. The report...
12.15.21 Research
This fall, the National Housing Law Project (NHLP) conducted a national survey of 119 legal aid and civil rights attorneys to observe how tenants are faring after the federal eviction moratorium ended in August 2021. This follow-up survey to the NHLP July 2020...
10.6.20 CLPHA Member Update
TOPIC: the HCV Program & Technology HUD invites you to participate in a series of webinars on the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. The third webinar in this series will walk through the second published chapter of the HCV Landlord Strategies Guidebook. This chapter is focused on ways...
2.5.20
On January 29, HUD hosted a webinar that provided updates on its recent activities to gather information and provide recommendations on improving landlord participation. Due to technical difficulties, the webinar was not available live, but slides and a recording from the webinar are now available...
1.8.20 In The News
As of January 1, 2020, California has a state-wide law prohibiting landlords from rejecting potential tenants solely on their use of a housing voucher. The law, known as Source of Income (SOI) protection, replaces SOI ordinances that were previously in place in several California cities, such as...
1.22.19 CLPHA Advocacy
  Now on day 31 of the nation’s longest government shutdown, three days after the President offered a deal House Democrats called a non-starter, it is still unclear when Congress and the President will reach a compromise to reopen and fund government agencies including the...
1.22.19 CLPHA Advocacy, In The News
Pacific Standard quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman in today's article "The Government Shutdown Could Decimate America's Subsidized Housing Programs." Of the partial government shutdown's impact on the housing market, Zaterman said, "Owners in many cities will be faced with financial...

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