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5.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
On Friday May 7, the Biden administration released updates for the Treasury Department Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program. The updates are specific to the second round of funds or ERA2 that provides up to $21.55 billion under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was enacted on March...
5.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced they will host COVID-19 webinars focusing on Housing/Health Partnerships, the COVID-19 Vaccine Challenge, and Community Health Workers (CHWs). Please note that capacity is limited and pre-registration is required to attend.    Health Center...
4.22.21 Research, Report
Mapping the Need for Pandemic Assistance. The Urban Institute has created a database where users can search the U.S. by county or Continuum of Care (CoC) to view the needs of local residents based on indices related to housing instability prevalence, COVID-19 impacts, and...
4.7.21 Report, Analysis
In its annual report on the national and state-level shortage of affordable housing, the National Low-Income Housing Coalition found in this year’s The Gap report that the affordability gap continues, with again no state having an adequate supply of affordable homes for extremely low-...
4.2.21 CLPHA Member Update
Next week, CLPHA will be participating in a PIH industry call that will feature a representative from the Department of Treasury to discuss the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). ERAP received $25 billion in the pandemic relief package enacted in late 2020 and an...
3.29.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Last week, CLPHA shared recommendations with PIH leadership on implementation of the emergency housing vouchers included in the American Rescue Plan  Act (ARPA) that President Biden signed on March 12, 2021. To ensure that low-income Americans can make use of these vouchers in the...
3.29.21 CLPHA Member Update
Today, the Biden Administration announced that it was extending the current CDC moratorium on evictions through June 30, 2021. The moratorium had been set to expire on Wednesday, March 31. Rules and requirements for the extension remain the same, though HUD is expected to issue...
3.26.21 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
On Wednesday, March 24, CLPHA member Brian Gage, executive director of the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance during their hearing "Preserving a Lifeline: Examining...
3.25.21 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
Deadline: 5:00 PM ET Tomorrow, March 26     Urge your members of Congress to cosponsor H.R. 1904: The Broadband Justice Act of 2021.  The COVID-19 pandemic...
3.16.21 CLPHA Member Update
Join CLPHA’s ERA Working Group this Friday March 19 at 2:00 p.m. ET for a conversation with members on best practices for administering assistance and to discuss important areas of concern around the release of the new Treasury FAQs. We will also hear from fellow members on how they...

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