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12.6.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On November 8, HUD published a notice for proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment. A summary of the proposed changes is available in CLPHA’s November 8...
12.4.19 Action Alert
CLPHA joined with industry colleagues NAHRO, PHADA, and the MTW Collaborative today to send a statement to House and Senate Committee leadership urging their support for the ACC contract language included in the Senate’s FY20 THUD Appropriations bill.  Because HUD’s proposed revisions to the...
11.8.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Public Housing ACC and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC On Friday, November 8, 2019, HUD published proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment.  The...
9.19.19 CLPHA Member Update
On September 19, 2019, the full Senate Appropriations Committee agreed to, and unanimously passed, their version of the FY20 funding bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (T-HUD) on a recorded vote of 31 to 0, with a manager’s amendment making technical...
7.24.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
In response to the outcry from public housing stakeholders, the House Appropriations Committee included in their FY20 appropriations bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) a provision to prohibit the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from...
3.28.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Below are several updates regarding the ACC:   HUD Meets with Hill Staff, Defends ACC as a Grant Earlier this week, we called on CLPHA members to contact your members of Congress and register your opposition to HUD’s proposed changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC). From...
3.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On February 25, CLPHA submitted comments on the December notice outlining proposed changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC). CLPHA strongly objects to the changes on both procedural and substantive grounds. By publishing the notice through the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) rather than...
1.3.19 CLPHA Member Update, Notice / Announcement
On December 27, HUD again circumvented regulatory and process requirements to make changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC). Through a Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice, HUD published revisions to the ACC, referred to as “the New ACC,” and provided for a 60-day comment period....
12.21.18 Policy
CLPHA was informed today that HUD will be publishing its required Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notices for its revised Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) and the Moving to Work ACC for the expansion agencies on Thursday, December 27, in the Federal Register for a 60-day comment period.
10.25.18 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
In response to persistent advocacy efforts by CLPHA and our industry colleagues, HUD announced last week that it will withdraw the new public housing funds Annual Contribution Contract (ACC) that became effective in May 2018.  As CLPHA’s counsel Reno and Cavanaugh succinctly ...

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