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7.12.22 Action Alert, CLPHA Advocacy
BACKGROUND: CLPHA and our industry partners today sent a letter (and attachments Exhibit 1 and Exhibit 2) to House and Senate Appropriations Committee members asking to include legislative language that prevents HUD from implementing unilateral changes to the ACC...
1.26.22 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
KEEP HOUSING FUNDING IN BUILD BACK BETTER Negotiations and progress on enacting Build Back Better legislation have reached an impasse, and Senate opponents to the bill, as written and passed by the House, have indicated they prefer a slimmed down, reduced funding bill. Consequently, CLPHA...
10.6.21 Action Alert, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA has been made aware that funding for housing is at serious risk of being removed from the Build Back Better Act under consideration in the budget reconciliation negotiations currently underway in Congress and the White House. ...
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...
2.10.21 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
Congressional Democrats are moving the next COVID-19 bill swiftly through Congress. CLPHA and other national public housing industry groups are asking our members to sign on to a joint industry letter to be sent to congressional...
8.12.20 Action Alert, CLPHA Advocacy
The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities has endorsed H.R. 4351, the Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act. The YIMBY Act, originally co-sponsored by Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN), is a bipartisan housing bill that seeks to...
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...
4.13.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
While housing authorities are grateful for the infusion of emergency resources under the CARES Act, it is not nearly enough to cover needs for the duration of this crisis. For this reason, CLPHA and other public housing industry groups asked members to sign on to a joint industry letter...
3.24.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
Over the past weekend of March 21, we asked CLPHA members to sign onto a letter to be sent to congressional leadership asking for emergency funding and longer-term preservation resources for public housing and housing vouchers in a COVID-19 stimulus package. Sign on deadline for the letter has...
9.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
The City of New York is spearheading a sign-on letter for Mayors and municipal leaders across the country to request more funding for public housing from Congress. The letter thanks Congress for passing a bipartisan budget agreement which increases spending levels for domestic programs...

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