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9.9.21 CLPHA Advocacy
Distributing Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program funds and improving the administration of Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) are critical issues facing public housing authorities focused on eviction prevention efforts after the federal moratorium on evictions ended on August 26 with a 6-3...
1.19.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, the Department of the Treasury posted a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document that addresses several questions about the new $25 billion Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. The FAQ also explicitly states in Question 9 that assisted households are...
1.12.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA has been asked to provide input to the Biden-Harris HUD and Treasury transition teams  regarding  the implementation of the $25 billion emergency rental assistance appropriation at a meeting convened by the Urban Institute, scheduled for January 13. In addition, CLPHA plans to send...
8.26.20 CLPHA Advocacy
On August 21, CLPHA joined 30 housing industry organizations in sending a letter to Congressional and Trump Administration leaders imploring Congress to "immediately return to the negotiating table and reach compromise on stimulus legislation to protect our nation’s renters, property...
7.29.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Statement
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release July 29, 2020   (Washington, D.C.) July 29, 2020 -- CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement on the Republican...
7.24.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Democratic Leader Schumer, Chairman Shelby, and Vice Chairman Leahy: On behalf of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA), I am writing to express our support and to urge Senate passage of the recent House-passed HR 6800, the Health and Economic...
7.23.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Statement
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release July 23, 2020     (Washington, D.C.) July 23, 2020 -- CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the...
7.22.20 Action Alert, CLPHA Advocacy
Emergency rental assistance is in jeopardy in the latest stimulus package in the Senate. Early indication is that housing assistance and direct rental assistance will not be a part of the Senate legislative package. The Senate is debating the stimulus right...
6.30.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
On June 29, the House passed H.R 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020. This stand-alone bill includes several provisions that were included in the HEROES Act and independently led by a number of Members of the Financial Services Committee. ...
5.13.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
House Democrats introduced the HEROES Act yesterday, which is the next supplemental funding and authorizing legislation for economic relief due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic crisis. The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities thanks our members for providing their...

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