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5.13.22 CLPHA Member Update
This week, the Biden administration announced a $14.2B investment in a new federal subsidy program to help assisted households pay for internet services. Accepted by most Internet Service Providers (ISP), the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) gives public housing and Section 8 residents $30 a...
5.13.22 CLPHA Member Update
On April 29, HUD published a proposed six-month waiver of The Build America, Buy America Act (BABA) that will waive the general applicability of BABA to provide HUD with additional time to solicit and evaluate the potential impact of the Act. BABA was enacted as part of the Infrastructure...
4.19.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently released guidance to PHAs on tracking and reporting compliance with new requirements for Public Housing Financial Assistance as defined in the Section 3 Final Rule. Section 3 regulations require PHAs and their contractors and subcontractors to make their best efforts, consistent with...
4.12.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA is pleased to share our 2022 legislative priorities with our members. These priorities are divided into four categories and will inform our 2022 advocacy on Capitol Hill and at HUD on behalf of public housing authorities, the programs they administer, and the communities and...
4.11.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA, the MTW Collaborative, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA), and the Local Housing Administrators Coalition (LHAC) sent to Congress our joint funding recommendations for...
3.30.22 CLPHA Member Update
On March 28, 2022, the Biden Administration released its fiscal year 2023 (FY23) budget request. The proposal is a substantial increase over previous years, and requests $71.9 billion in discretionary funding for HUD, a $11.6 billion or 9.4 percent increase over the FY22 level. Highlights from the...
3.14.22 CLPHA Member Update
On March 10, HUD released two PIH Notices: PIH Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) – Reallocation of Awards (PIH Notice 2022-06) and Emergency Safety and Security Grants Annual Funding Notification and Application Process (PIH Notice 2022-05).   Reallocation of EHVs On May 10, 2021, HUD...
3.3.22 CLPHA Member Update
Beginning April 2020, HUD PIH issued guidance that allowed PHAs to adopt a variety of statutory and regulatory waivers that impacted everyday HUD program operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including HCV, public housing, Mod Rehab and Mainstream programs. PIH Notice 2021-33 required...
2.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD published guidance alerting PHAs of their intention to enforce requirements instituted by Congress through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 that requires carbon monoxide (CO) alarms or detectors be installed in certain HUD-assisted housing by December 27,...
2.1.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA Strongly Objected to HUD’s Interpretation of HOTMA HUD recently issued FAQ guidance notifying PHAs that HUD will not enforce the termination requirement of over-income (OI) public housing families who have been over income for two consecutive years, as required by section...

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